It’s Hip to Be Round

Who knew I was so hip and ahead of my time?

It’s Hip to Be Round

Hiroko Masuike for The New York Times
 
Published: August 12, 2009

“This year an unexpected element has been added to the look, and that is a burgeoning potbelly one might term the Ralph Kramden…

What the trucker cap and wallet chain were to hipsters of a moment ago, the Kramden is to what my colleague Mike Albo refers to as the “coolios” of now. Leading with a belly is a male privilege of long standing, of course, a symbol of prosperity in most cultures and of freedom from anxieties about body image that have plagued women since Eve.”

 

Read the new York times Article http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/13/fashion/13POTBELLY.html

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