City Paper is not for tourists
’Cause lookin’ cool ain’t easy.
Ages: 16, 15, and 19
Residence: Woodbridge, Va.
Spotted: 2 p.m., in the H&M at F & 11th Streets NW
Destination: shopping, then Chinese food
Style Definition: Santiago prefers “straight leg jeans and printed tees,” while Hofer says her look includes “weird colors and weird accessories.” Neupane says, “I like whatever’s comfortable, and that sometimes includes ladies’ clothes.”
Hipster Giveaway: a guy wearing thick black glasses and women’s jeans
Ironic Tee: Neupane sports a shirt that says “Plain White T’s,” a piece of band merch that’s actually gray, black, and various neon colors.
Ironic Footwear: All three were wearing Vans or Vans knock-offs.
Brush-Off: Santiago and Hofer say it takes them an hour to get ready, but Neupane says it takes him 10 minutes.