16 Things That Prove 2016 Was Peak Hipster

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hipsters have been around for longer than twelve months, but now George Osborne has imposed a ‘hipster tax’ on our G&T, and no one wants the beard...

Keeping The Dream Alive

Lorna Hayward | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Parents
Lorna Hayward

And yet, here I am - genuinely excited at the prospect of riding a bike (most likely with a friggin trailer attached) around a hilly forest and dining in restaurants with connected soft play areas - for four whole days.

QUIZ: Are You A Hipster Foodie?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Have you ever wondered, as you willingly prepare to queue for three hours for brunch, whether you’ve officially reached peak foodie? As London welco...

The 'ShoreditchAir' Website Is Actually A Brilliant Job Pitch

Huffington Post UK | Chloe Kerr | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

A young entrepreneur has had a novel idea to help him grab the attention of recruiters in his quest for a new job. Carl Casis, 29, opened an online...

Budget 2016: George Osborne Issues 'Hipster Tax' On Roll-Ups And Gin And Tonics

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Politics

George Osborne appears to have launched a tax raid on 'hipsters' after announcing he will slap an additional charge on roll-up cigarettes and gin and ...

Hipster Replacement

Lynne Parker | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Comedy
Lynne Parker

In the last few weeks I've been to Hoxton, at least twice, bought trainers and a lightweight high-performance puffa jacket, adjudicated two short film awards and harvested enough menopausal facial hair to constitute the makings of a fine beard. Do I qualify as a 'hipster'? In fact, what is a 'hipster'?

Ikea - A Hipster's Perfect Night Out

Cohan Chew | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Cohan Chew

Ikea may not be the first thing you think of for a night out, but for that very reason alone, hipsters should check it out. Embrace the authentic Swedish language, try European food, explore your creativity, go wild in the warehouse section and take an ansluta home with you.

Ikea - A Hipster's Perfect Night Out

Cohan Chew | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Cohan Chew

Ikea may not be the first thing you think of for a night out, but for that very reason alone, hipsters should check it out. Embrace the authentic Swedish language, try European food, explore your creativity, go wild in the warehouse section and take an ansluta home with you.

This Website Will Let You Generate Your Own Pretentious Hipster Restaurant Menu

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Do you want to start your own pop-up organic vegan gluten free cider bar in Dalston but don't know what food to serve? Or maybe you're planning to ope...

Here's Why Nanobreweries With Tiny Beer Are The Latest Hipster Trend

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Didn't think your beer snob friends could become any more irritating? Well, think again! You're all up to date on the world of microbreweries, but...

Hipsters, Your Emoji Prayers Have Been Answered

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Do you ever look down at your iPhone while sipping your Fairtrade soy non-fat cold-pressed latté through your waxed moustache and think "I wish these...

Hipster Crimes That Would Get You Arrested By Hipster Cop

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Ever since #HipsterCop took London (and the UK) by storm, it's become clear what his true calling is - taking down people who commit #HipsterCrimes li...

What Can Monkeys Teach Hipsters About Beard Evolution?

Mia Rozenbaum | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mia Rozenbaum

When you live high in rainforest canopies with other closely related species, what you do need to recognise is your own kind, for breeding and other social purposes. Could Hipsters be trying to stand out in the city jungle as a different species?

Is This The Future For McDonald's? (We Hope So)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new health café has sprung up in Sydney, Australia. There's a hearty supply of lentils, fresh coffee brewed by baristas, orders placed on iPads and...

Fashion Trends That Make Everyone Inexplicably Angry

Laura Maw | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Maw

People seem to get pretty angry about clothes. Did you know there are whole threads on online forums about people's irrational hatred of certain trends? If you're ever feeling miserable, a quick read through these is guaranteed to make you laugh. My favourite mini rants are documented here under 'People wear things and I don't like them'.

Five Tours to See London Like Never Before

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Big Ben. Buckingham Palace. The London Eye: our iconic capital is one of the most recognisable cities in the world. But the city still has hidden corners and secrets stowed away, which an increasing number of tour guides want to show you.

Maths Explains The Hipster

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech

OK so before everyone jumps down our throat for being 'London-centric', the fact is the 'Hipster' is a global phenomenon, it just so happens that Shor...

So, This Is What Happens When Disney Princesses Are Given A Hipster Overhaul...

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Disney princesses, tattoos and piercings - three things that aren't usually strung together in the same sentence. Until now. Following the recreati...

What Does 'The End of Hipster' Mean for 'Mipsterz'?

Furquan Akhtar | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Furquan Akhtar

Personal experiences of hipsters are a far cry from Williamsburg, New York but instead it was like watching pockets of East London being swallowed up by a swarm of skinny jean wearing, flat white drinking locusts. As preened men were dubbed "Metrosexuals" and "scallies" evolved into "Chavs"; in my circle "Indie" became "Hipster".

Are These The Most Hipster Baby Names Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What do hipsters do when they grow up? They have hipster babies of course. But with a hipster baby comes great responsibility. Like preening a hips...

A Celebration of 'Hipster Economics'

Anthony Dursi | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anthony Dursi

It seems that commentators are conflating two different modern issues: urban sprawl/gentrification and rising economic inequality. The latter might be fuelling the former but policy intervention in one is very different to the other.

Why I'm a Gaming Hipster

Jay Cowle | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Tech
Jay Cowle

Hipsters know what's 'hip', 'trendy', 'radical' (they'd avoid that word). How they do this depends on your level of skepticism towards the hipster. They are either attuned to the cosmic waves of human awareness, surfers of the collective consciousness, simultaneously drawn to the same games at the same time, or they read the same websites.

If Only it Was Handed to Me on a Plate

Nathalie Gordon | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nathalie Gordon

When did civilisation come to believe that plates were just so passé? How have restaurateurs not realised that despite great 'props' to make their meals more hipster and instagramable, they don't actually make the food better, just more high maintenance.

Niche Websites, Blogs and Magazines Should Come Together to Create Journalism That Can Make a Difference

Jon Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Jon Vale

The medley of today's media is unprecedented. While Britain's biggest publishers find themselves in similarly unparalleled levels of turmoil - shrinking revenue, the threat of state regulation, and a growing tendency to aim their guns at each other - the range of outlets beneath them is fragmenting like light through a prism.

Who Are Urban Outfitters?

Harriet Williamson | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Harriet Williamson

I've always hate a love/hate relationship with Urban Outfitters, caught between my adoration for their clothes and my disapproval for the controversies they seem so adept at racking up. They might be known for their hipster beanies and shoes with crazy platforms, but who are Urban Outfitters? Who are they really selling to? And what makes them popular?