Longboard? Check. Ray-Bans? Check. iPhone? Check. Hijab? Check and check.

By now, you’ve heard of Mipsters, #Mipsterz or Muslim hipsters depending on your preference.

What GlobalPost wants to know is, “how do we become Mipsterz?”

“A Mipster is someone who seeks inspiration from the Islamic tradition of divine scriptures, volumes of knowledge, mystical poets, bold prophets, inspirational politicians, esoteric Imams, and our fellow human beings searching for transcendental states of consciousness,” the Facebook page Mipsterz-Muslim Hipsters says.

Yikes. That sounds complicated.

Let’s check the video replay on this. The entire trend really took form when a group of young Muslim women produced their own YouTube video in December 2013.

Here’s what we learned:

It helps if you’re female. There are no Mister Mipsters in this video.

By David Trifunov, GlobalPost
This article is syndicated from GlobalPost.

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