From Flappers to Grunge, 1920s -1940s.

A recent piece calls for the death of the hipster, who’s about to be dethroned by a less cool cousin, the yuccie (young urban creatives).
But we call it a bluff.
1440In the 1920s, flappers embodied the edgy coolness of hipsters.
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John Bantry, Nancy Cunard and Taylor Gordon looking chic in Harlem in the 1930s. Photograph: Keystone-France/Getty Images
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Hepcats like Thelonius Monk seen here outside Minton’s Playhouse in New York in the 1940s.
Photograph: William Gottlieb/Redferns/Getty Images
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