@ritualdust lol, imagine being able to afford enough new clothes for a look in the 21st century

@ritualdust I wonder though, was it always that way of using thrifting.

@zudlig it got so cliche and doesn't leave room for much diversity either, we can do way better

@ritualdust Right now I think most of the rebellious youth try to be literally anonymous and nondescript for the most part. Perhaps that crazy high-contrast anti-face-recognition makeup will catch on some day.

@ritualdust I don't know if there's a more up to date of this glorious historic image.

@ritualdust This quote has always struck me as a bit "old man yells at cloud." His thinking falls apart for me in a few ways:

0) Developing a physical style associated with an illegal activity in which there is no street game doesn't make any sense. It'd only be a liability to do so.

1) "Hacktivism" isn't a subculture. It's an activity members of subcultures engage in. *Those* subcultures *do* tend to have identifiable styles and symbols.

2) Even groups whose primary activities are hacking 1/

@ritualdust have styles and symbolism within the realms in which they operate. John Waters just seems to be upset here that clothing, being a part of meatspace, is, at best, irrelevant to these groups which never physically meet. 2/2

@ryan I agree with you on the styles and symbolism part, his point is somewhat petty and kind of a call to tradition but I still think it would be fun to play around with fashion in that way :)

@ritualdust this man is so fucking correct.
even black bloc is intentionally basic and limiting.

@ritualdust

If you think it's cool just because of the outfit you'll never "shut down the government."

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