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New York Times writer Mike Albo uses a trip to Billyburg menswear boutique Yoko Devereaux as an excuse to pen a lengthy article "defending" hipsters. "Hipsters have been accused of decimating the city, chewing away at its delicate coolness like locusts...This may be true, or this may be a false construction, but it’s time we put our grievances aside. It all seems suspiciously cyclical. The same accusations were lobbed at my generation of New York transplants, who, in the ’90s, were also accused of ruining the city and raising rents. Except we were called '20-somethings,' and we didn’t look half as put-together." [NYT]