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Hipster

Hot fuzz: The Rise of the Hipster Beard

A hirsute hipster at the Pitti Immagine Uomo show in Florence.

With girlfriend jeans, hobo chic and ironic tattoos becoming mainstream, the male hipster phenomenon already has a lot to answer for. 

Monday, 18 March, 2013, 10:33am

Style Meter

HOT

Art deco shoes

We love classic black and gold-heeled peep-toes.

Clashing crimsons

Stunning when done with expertise.

Mary Katrantzou print dresses

This young designer is making fashion waves.

NOT

Mickey Mouse tops

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Sweet start to the chilly season as Japanese brand A.T launches autumn/winter line

As much as you love your hot pants and summer dresses, it is time to get the winter wardrobe organised. So say hello to new arrivals - this is the hipsters' mantra, at least.

The fashion pack was out in force on Monday at Assaggio Trattoria Italiano restaurant at the Hong Kong Arts Centre in Wan Chai to check out the latest collection of Japanese brand A.T by Atsuro Tayama.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Evolver The Arka Teks (CD)

People are judgmental. That's just another harsh fact of life. But you can fight back.

The Arka Teks wrote Snobby Hipster Girl, featured on their latest release Evolver, to get back at arrogant people, with a heartfelt refrain of 'You think you're better than me?' That certainly captures what you'd like to say to those who put you down.

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Music evolves into clean fun

People are judgmental. That's just another harsh fact of life. But you can fight back.

The Arka Teks wrote Snobby Hipster Girl, featured on their latest release Evolver, to get back at condescending snobs, with a heartfelt refrain of 'You think you're better than me?' That certainly captures what you'd like to say to those who put you down.

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Opportunities going to waste

What with all the hand wringing about overflowing landfills and debate over incinerators, Hongkongers should own up to the fact that we create too much waste.

There's no denying it - a Norwegian study last year found Hong Kong generates more rubbish per capita than any other city - and half of it comes from households.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Berliner plants roots with new store

New Hong Kong resident Ulrike Pohl put down new roots with the opening of her multi-faceted concept store Forest Bird at Staunton Road on March 31. Offering gifts, clothes, beauty products, coffee and an art gallery over three storeys, the former Berliner's opening party had Soho's hipsters dropping by to check out tunes from DJ Nomad, whose artwork was also displayed in the gallery below.

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Market that buys 51m bicycles a year knows better than self-absorbed Western 'fixies'

The egoism and self-absorption of some Westerners is sometimes mind-bogging. J. David Goodman, the New York Times' urban cycling correspondent - there is such a beat in journalism? - recently wrote with contempt that there are practically no 'fixed-gear' bicycles on the mainland.

24 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

How Asian artists fared

China There was plenty of Chinese art around, but only one Chinese gallery - Shanghai's 55 - got into New York's top three fairs. Armory Show director Katelijne De Backer says several applied to the Armory, but none met the criteria of the show's jurors. 'Perhaps next year,' she says.

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am