Just when you thought your suburb was hipster enough.
7 trends we forecast to ramp up in 2017.
Raw Macrobiotic Sea Salt? OK, hipsters. OK.
Source: Van Vuuren Bros
Last year we had some good ‘uns: we had Beyonce and Hillary to thank for the ingenious invention that is hot sauce in the bag, and even though Bernard Salt wasn’t a fan, we had smashed avo for the reasonable price of a small car. So what are the hot hipster trends of 2017?
Today, we take you beyond the vinyl section at Urban Outfitters (sorry Drake) to unearth the real trends of 2017.
1. Dairy is the new gluten
Gluten has long been the evil
2. Stripes on stripes
Avalon Now might have made a mockery of the unofficial hipster shirt (not funny guys) and doctors’ offices all across the nation might be adopting the Breton stripe as their front of house uniform, but it’s time to go bigger and better in 2017. Think stripes on stripes on stripes. Clash to match and #ReclaimTheStripes.
3. Robe lyfe 2.0
Look out punters, we’ve gone beyond robe lyfe and taken it to the streets. This year is the year of the ‘walking shoe’ (No word of a lie, this phrase was coined by French Fashion House Balenciaga). Among their many incarnations, are THOSE loafers. You know, the ones made out of horse hair that every blogger wears but we have no idea how they can afford them. Walk on.
4. Smugglers Cover
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water: d**k
5. Keep growing that beard
Commit, or quit. This pearler can be applied to so many aspects of life – to the last slice of pizza, to the Sizzler buffet, to the girl you never thought you’d land but somehow did.
None, though, are more fitting for this article than the growing of the beard. Don’t listen to what anyone tells you: size does matter and bigger, well and truly, is better.
A beard is handy to avoid starvation (it’s a great retainer of
This is an attitude more than a state of mind and can be applied to anything from coffee to relationships to downward dog.
Ed’s note: yes, we know about these shoes, but decline to comment.
7. Fitspo communities
Go sweat it out at yoga, lap the soft sand, hit the gym - if for no other reason than being able to wear your activewear. The name of this new trend? Utilitarianism. Don't forget to post on Insta.