Cautionary Charticle Illustrates Slippery Slope from Hipster to Hippie

05/07/2010 12:21 PM |

From Hipster to Hippie part 1

San Francisco blogger Hanah Snavely recently wrote a very thorough, diaristic treatise for The Bold Italic on the shifting geographic focal points of that city’s various subcultures, a piece that is accompanied by this presumably more widely resonant infographic that charts the evolution of your token cleancut hipster (Step 1, pictured) into your token grungy hippie. Check it out in all its semi-sociologically astute stereotype-examining brilliance right after the jump.

Look upon these telltale signs of transition from hipsterdom to full-fledged hippiness, and know them.

From Hipster to Hippie