Grown Ups Create Their Own Version Of Youthfullness

Grown Ups Create Their Own Version Of Youthfullness
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Upwithgrups060327 2 198There's a pretty lengthy article in New York mag about this concept of 'Grups' - thirty and forty somethings who refuse to grow up.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 29 march 2006

There’s a pretty lengthy article in New York mag about this concept of ‘Grups’ – thirty and forty somethings who refuse to grow up. It says:

It is a story about 40-year-old men and women who look, talk, act, and dress like people who are 22 years old. It’s not about a fad but about a phenomenon that looks to be permanent. It’s about the hedge-fund guy in Park Slope with the chunky square glasses, brown rock T-shirt, slight paunch, expensive jeans, Puma sneakers, and shoulder-slung messenger bag, with two kids squirming over his lap like itchy chimps at the Tea Lounge on Sunday morning. It’s about the mom in the low-slung Sevens and ankle boots and vaguely Berlin-art-scene blouse with the $800 stroller and the TV-screen-size Olsen-twins sunglasses perched on her head walking through Bryant Park listening to Death Cab for Cutie on her Nano.

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