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10 Types of Teens: A Field Guide to Teenagers


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Scenesters
Scenester and hipster fashion often overlap, with followers sporting scarves, sunglasses and tight jeans.
Scenester and hipster fashion often overlap, with followers sporting scarves, sunglasses and tight jeans.
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These teens are ever eager to fit in. They're dedicated followers of fashion, devoted to a particular band, club or style. They dress in tight, fashionable clothing, wear sunglasses and sport wild but styled hairdos (think striped, streaked or spiked).

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are popular with all teens (and a lot of adults), but for scenesters, these Web sites are totally essential.

Scenesters sometimes get labeled posers or wannabes. There's a danger of some of them being drawn into the drugs and alcohol use sometimes associated with a club or scene, but not all do. One category of scenesters goes in for the scene but rejects these dangerous trappings -- they're known as straight-edge scenesters.


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