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Side Parts and Skinny Jeans Are Out (But You Can Keep Yours)
Living in a Gen Z world may be hard to stomach, but it's nothing new. Okay, maybe it's not really a Gen Z world, but if you're scrolling through TikTok and Instagram it may feel that way. Gen Z—the group of people most commonly said to have been born between 1997-2012—is the generation of 'iPad parenting' or 'iPhone kids,' so there's no question that they know their way around technology. The youngest of them have known and used smartphones their whole lives. Some have had social media profiles for nearly as long. The oldest of Gen Z grew up without smartphones and social media but likely joined at some point during their formative teen years. Gen Z kids (and young adults) are the driving forces of fashion and culture, and millennials in their skinny jeans feel left behind.
The Magic of Coffee Shops
Life-changing days rarely give you hints of their arrival. It’s rude, really. You wake up expecting to do the same things you did the day before and go to bed the same person you were when you awoke. I was no exception to this rule. On that one Tuesday morning—the Tuesday morning that would change everything—I did the same thing as always, with the flourish of your average unsuccessful young adult.