Whether you’re a hipster starter keen to get in the game, or a closet hipster, these benchmarks would be your guide to identifying your hipster niche and inner hipster level.
WEEKEND TO-DO LIST
Indie music festivals, pop-up markets and cafes that most often than not, is a journey itself just to get to (the more inaccessible, the better) fit right at the top of your to-do list.
If that’s even possible, you’d eat off food trucks serving elevated grubs all day err day!
This 10 & 11 December, look out for The Handy-Craft Market, happening at The Cathay. Think fairy lights, local designers, and heaps of festive cheer. Is it Christmas yet?
YOU ARE WHAT YOU LISTEN TO
Can always trust a hipster to introduce some good music! Often labelled the music snobs, hipsters pride themselves on the ear for discovering the good stuff. If the likes of The XX or Arcade Fire is on your playlist, you’re on the right track. Up your game by going vinyl.
We know your hipster game is strong when we spot you rocking a homegrown label. After all, hipster spirit is all about confidence in individuality.
Selling high quality handcrafted leather products, Chota (The Cathay, #03-03) is a gem waiting to be discovered. If leather’s not your thang, The Assembly Store (The Cathay, #01-22) is where you’ll find all things dapper.
OLD IS THE NEW BLACK
From fixed gear bikes to vinyl, thick rimmed glasses, Vespa and lumberjack beards, hipsters are bringing vintage back like how JT brings sexy back.
We say you’re way pass entry-level hipster if you are man enough to don a well groomed beard.