Looks like the fashionistas are gonna have a field day with this one, folks. Millennials worldwide have started wearing surgical masks so they don’t breathe in the poisoned air of a slowly-dying planet, and damn do they pull it off!

Sure, fashion is subjective, but come on — just take one look at these flashy youngsters, decked to the nines in their denim jackets, skinny jeans, and ear-to-ear antimicrobial filtration swag. You really wanna tell me that millennials aren’t the hippest, coolest, most asthmatic generation in who knows how long?

Call it enviro-grunge, call it doctor-chic, call it the last spasms of a cultural elite desperately trying to market the apocalypse as sexy. Whatever the name is, there’s no getting around the fact that these young adults make urban smog poisoning look goooood!

With the bold, brash anti-contaminant facial shield contrasted strikingly with the subtle elegance of the elastic bands holding it in place over gasping young mouths, this raging new trend seems like it’s here for the long run. Say what you will about millennials, but one thing is for sure: they know how to look good any time, any place, even in the midst of global ecological collapse!

Planetary temperatures may be rapidly barreling towards a point of no return, but in my book there’s nothing hotter than a sick young teen pulling off this sick new fad!

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