City Paper is not for tourists
’Cause lookin’ cool ain’t easy.
Ages: 22, 21
Occupations: George Washington University student, University of Texas student
Residences: Foggy Bottom; Austin, Texas
Spotted: M Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW
Style Definition: McLauchlan says he likes to mix eras and combine new and vintage pieces. He describes his look as “Bold—I’m my own theme party, pretty much.” Fernandez says she’s “futuristic rock ’n’ roll.”
Hipster Giveaway: Unusual hairstyles, tight clothes, and giant designer sunglasses. Looking like they should be on tour.
Notable Accessories: McLauchlan’s cell phone features a Glo Worm charm, and he says he has a fur collar “that I just like to put on things.” Fernandez has 13 piercings.
Ironic Footwear: Houndstooth-print socks and vintage leather loafers for him, dark teal flats for her.
Brush-Off: Fernandez says she has been wearing “really tight pants for a really long time.…I don’t get mad about trends. I work at Urban Outfitters—how can I?”