Urban Walkabout inspired an impromptu visit to Shoreditch, an area synonymous with ‘hipsters’, who can occasionally be seen living up to the stereotypes all too often placed upon them. The area is frequently met with an eye-roll and perceived as over-rated by those who ‘don’t get it’.
Many criticise the Shoreditch brand - the skinny-jeaned, fully bearded individuals with an instilled belief in their innate cool-ness. Some people claim that the area is increasingly becoming bland, possessing nothing more than creative wannabees funded by mummy and daddy. This aside, it cannot be argued that what Shoreditch is founded on is genuine creativity and raw talent. The place itself organically grew out of the creative seed...