Modern Looks: 5 Ways to Adapt the Hipster Style

Get the Accessories Right

Hipster style employs distinctive accessories. Your look won't be complete without adding a few of them. Here are some suggestions:

  • quirky hats (floppy hats or Fedoras work beautifully)
  • brightly colored belts
  • chunky or hippie jewelry
  • boots
  • Converse shoes or unusual sneakers
  • ballet flats
  • wrist cuffs
  • messenger bags (or other leather or canvas options)
  • leather jacket (creased, worn or torn is great)
  • patterned leggings

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