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Fake Secondhand

Retro replica fashion, tech and furniture draw in hipster culture

Implications - As the ripples of the hipster wave continue to expand, real vintage fashions and furnishings have been replaced by faux consignment store finds. Consumers are clambering to things that look like they were borrowed from the closets of other people's parents, paying a pretty penny for fake secondhand looks.
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Retro Watch Revivals
Retro Watch Revivals
Metal Timex 80 Emerges Unscathed From the Ages
In the 50s, the Timex launched a new version of its timepieces that could be worn on the wrist. Now this watch is a fashion accessory that conveys a modern street style. The success is such that at the… MORE
Super-Natural Wooden Shades
Super-Natural Wooden Shades
The Schwood Canby Sunglasses Let You be One With Nature
We’ve seen wooden sunglasses before—Trend Hunter covered some wooden Wayfarers not too long ago—but these Schwood Canby shades are unique in that they were brought into existence through what Schwood calls… MORE
Wicked Hipster Headphones
Wicked Hipster Headphones
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These new Nixon headphones are sure to please. This month Nixon introduces two new styles of headphones: Trooper and Whip. Retailing for a reasonable $30 (Whip)-$50(Trooper) modern earpieces will have… MORE
Occupational Talismans
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Darkcloud Silver DJ Jewelry is Sweet, Even if You Aren't a DJ
Are you a DJ? Do you want the world to know you’re a DJ? Now you can with the Darkcloud Silver DJ Jewelry designed by Sydney based artist Nathan Thomas. Geared towards DJs and the people who love them,… MORE
Hipster Sportswear
Hipster Sportswear
Adidas Originals by Originals James Bond for David Beckham Is Sophisticated
To match Adidas Originals by Originals James Bond for David Beckham footwear, is this perfectly edited and stylish collection of clothing. The Adidas Originals by Originals James Bond for David Beckham… MORE
Hipster Retro Wear
Hipster Retro Wear
The Rockers NYC Winter 2010 Line is Mad, Bad and Dangerous
Anything with the word ‘rock’ in it has got to be hardcore which is why the Rockers NYC Winter 2010 collection is so badass. They just create great gear and they don’t care what you think about it. Taking… MORE
Old-School Style Gadgets
Old-School Style Gadgets
The Boombox iPod Cradle Keeps It Fresh
Remember those good ol’ days where Will Smith was heard singing "it was Philadelphia, born and raised, on the playground is where I spent most of my days?" Well, now we can all remember kickin’ it old… MORE
Retro Gadget Protectors
Retro Gadget Protectors
The Etch A Sketch iPhone Cover is the Best Thing Ever
Keeping your new gadget safe is probably even more important than even buying one. What is the good of having an iPhone if you are just going to break it? The Etch A Sketch iPhone cover is the coolest… MORE
Hipster Aboriginal Pendants
Hipster Aboriginal Pendants
The Bonfire Jewelry Line Balances Ancient Themes With Modern Designs
What do you get when you take an already creative mind and spirit and mix it with the teachings and learnings of a reservation in Eastern Canada? You get BonFire Jewelry making waves all over the world.… MORE
Floppy Stetson Hats
Floppy Stetson Hats
Trovata Spring 2010 Women's Collection Nails Old West Chic
If you love Western movies and old-school understated glam, you'll love these images from the Trovata Spring 2010 Women's Collection lookbook. Floppy Stetson hats, feminine pork pie hats and woven fedoras… MORE
Miniaturized Pickup Trucks
Miniaturized Pickup Trucks
The Daihatsu Basket is a Retro Redneck's Dream
Concept cars are so technologically advanced these days. Fuel cells and stream lined, aerodynamics, and more have all help advance our vehicles. Here to keep us real is the Daihatsu Basket—the greatest… MORE
Retro Modern Armchairs
Retro Modern Armchairs
Minimalist Design Perfected in Gio Ponti's L'abbate Mc 105 Seating
The L’abbbate armchair is a modern Italian design with a distinctively retro feel. The solid colors and cozy curves provide comfortable seating using a minimalist’s approach to structure. A hit at… MORE

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