Streetwear 101

If you’re not familiar with streetwear culture, it involves lots of limited edition sneakers and worshiping Japanese youths, and that’s about all you need to know. If you need to know more, read the satirical “So You Wanna Be A Streetwearer?” over at Don’t Believe The Hypebeast:

4. Buying IS rebelling. The more you buy, the more you’re showing that you’re against the system of mass consumption. Get as many overpriced sneakers, tees, jeans, jackets and shades as you can. Also make sure that you have at least one (two max) small luxury items like a Gucci belt or LV wallet, to show off your well rounded sense of style.

So You Wanna Be A Streetwearer? [Don’t Believe The Hypebeast]

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  1. B says:

    I want to be different, just like everybody else I want to be like.

  2. Canadian Impostor says:

    What I buy defines my personality.

  3. timmus says:

    Whatever it is, it’s down already. According to IP and ARIN the website is on Dreamhost. Dreamhost is a whole ‘nother can of worms.

  4. Beerad says:

    Yeah, the site’s down unfortunately, because I have to know if this is supposed to be ironic. But I’m totally founding a clothing line and then publishing a philosophy about rebellious it is to buy all my crap.

  5. howie_in_az says:

    @Beerad: “2. Perfect your masturbation skills. If this is how you’re going to start dressing, you’re never getting any ass. You may get a BJ from other dudes who really like your Jordan IIIs, but definitely from not any girls. Accept it.”

    Pretty, pretty, pretty sure it’s meant to be funny. Sadly, I think it’s lulz factor 0 :(

  6. Trai_Dep says:

    Logo porn.

  7. This is the most asinine concept I’ve ever heard of, and I’m praying that it’s supposed to be ironic. But everyone knows that the only concept business understands is the bottom line, so the only voice you have is the one in your wallet. Business doesn’t get irony.

  8. Beerad says:

    I’m not sure if I’m relieved or disappointed to learn that this is humorously intended. Either way, get ready to buy lots of Beerad2009Wear coming out later this year.

  9. It’s a joke. A really funny joke. The site is back up, go check it out.

  10. DarthSensei says:

    @B: Fo Shizzy.

  11. Nemesis_Enforcer says:

    Lol I would expectthat you would get a lot of unwelcome attention…to the form of being robbed and just getting a beat down for looking like a total tool..

  12. SaraAB87 says:

    Is this like the whole concept of emo where you try to be different but end up being just like everyone else as a result?

    Also, if you really want to be different either make or design your own clothes, then you can be sure that no one else is wearing the same thing.

  13. wring says:

    @B: thats my favorite song!

  14. Nemesis_Enforcer says:

    @SaraAB87: God I hate emo…I just want to punch them in the face. I was and always have been kinda goth since I was a kid, way before it was cool. I don’t really fit into any style and thats the way I like it. But I am mostly dark and brooding I guess. Emo kids make us all look bad, come on if your life is that bad just make out with a shot gun for gods sake. Spare us the suffering.

  15. chartrule says:

    LOL that is hillarious