Backyardigans and Skater Girls

Your daily digest of youth culture

The Gossip Girl trailer is here (and it’s…kinda creepy?), TikTok teens are obsessed with The Backyardigans, Barbie Ferreira is queen of the teens

IS IT POSSIBLE TO BE ANTI-CAPITALIST AND LOVE FASHION? IT’S COMPLICATED

The struggle to reconcile personal style with politics. r29// Speaking of capitalism: Vice interviewed Supreme superfans at their Milan store opening, many of whom were trying to get their hands on a special-edition t-shirt that’s now going for €400 on resale sites.

TIKTOK RANKS HIGH FOR DRIVING FEMALE GEN Z PURCHASES

Family and friends recommendations are the most likely to influence product purchases — even more than TikTok — and influencer posts on Facebook and Instagram are among the least. mediapost

H&M SPOTLIGHTS NON-PROFIT BLACK GIRLS SKATE IN NEW CAMPAIGN

This is cool as hell. hypebae

GEN Z IS OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOMER-BELOVED DECOR TREND

I’ll save you a click — it’s macramé. purewow // Related: Another trend teens have swiped from your middle school art teacher? Skorts. r29

YOUNG, MALE AND ANTI-FEMINIST – THE GEN Z BOYS WHO HATE WOMEN

Just some fun light reading for your long weekend. vice

One last thought:

Hope your long weekend is free of cavities, both literal and metaphorical, and see you Tuesday!