the fresh perspective…

What is really Hip?

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There is a debate rumbling around and I’d like to know what side you side with.  Over the past few days we have been asking some clients and friends to define the word hipster. 

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We’ve heard a few positive things and negative things and now I’m really intrigued.  What is a hipster?  What makes you a hipster?  Is it a good thing? Bag thing?  Is it a fashion trend? Is it an esthetic?

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hip·ster  

/ˈhipstər/
Noun

A person who follows the latest trends and fashions.

Well, well, it looks like I’m a hipster after all!  Somehow the definition to me isn’t what I thought it would be.  I thought it would say a few things about not having a tv, or using mason jars for any and everything… This is kind of the definition that I had in mind…

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I’d like to hear what a few of you guys think a hipster is?   According to the first definition, I am a hipster and proud of it.  The second definition?…  Well… That’s the fresh perspective…

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