Imagine the lunchroom scene in Mean Girls where Janis Ian gives a rundown of all the cliques in the school. Now, instead of a high school cafeteria, you are now on the Internet. And while the internet has given birth to many subcultures over the course of its inception, because of this current generation’s propensity for sharing their lives online, never have internet tropes become so mainstream and a talking point for millennials and Gen Z-ers. I mean, even Business Insider wrote an article on what is a VSCO Girl—need we say more?
And if you, like us are equally confused, curious, or both, we’ve done some research and pulled together a handy guide on some of the most talked-about internet tropes of now. And by research we mean lurk in the massive jungle that is social media to spot some of these tropes in their natural habitats, and then force members of the team to try their best to dress like them.
Watch our hilarious video here as we try our best to emulate Gen Z kids.
And then Scroll through for the ultimate guide to dressing like these 4 Internet tropes.
Additional Reporting: Nicholas Chan