Details: The Return of the Yuppie

Yuppies. What comes to mind when you hear that word? Perhaps something from say the 1980’s. Men and women who were once hippies then succumb to the draw of big business and high powered careers. Maybe you picture a navy blue business suit with white running shoes on a women, or the status symbol Rolex watch on the wrist of a yuppie man. A nice car, nice money, and of course a big ass cell phone.

But of course yuppies are thing of past right? Wrong. Details slapped me in the face and said ‘HELLO… we are living in a culture filled with yuppies’ Check out the picture of Yuppies 2.0- anything look familiar?

Yeah, thought so. Maybe we aren’t all rockin’ suits right now. But I for one know all about the Whole Foods “it” bag. I think everyone has an ipod surgically attached to your ear. Christian Louboutins are the new running shoe of the 1980’s.

Check out some of the article here ( and pick up the December issue of Details to read the full story. You will love it, I know I did.

3 thoughts on “Details: The Return of the Yuppie”

  1. People don’t want to admit it, but a lot of them want to be yuppies. We have some friends that have just entered the work force that are eager puppies-in-training.

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