Did you know there are hipsters in Brooklyn? (It's true, just ask the NYT.) But to aesthetically lump all young, alternative, creatively minded people in one flannel-clad, bearded category is totes unfair. The hipster rainbow contains more hues than chambray and plaid, and while the general community all might enjoy a good skinny jean and cold-brewed coffee, there are definitely distinct clans.
Speaking from a largely Brooklyn-dwelling staff, we've done a little self survey on the types of hipsters that make up the borough in the form of charming, hand-drawn illustrations by designer David Galletly. Ahead, our illustrated guide breaks down the six archetypes you're bound to recognize…which one are you?
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