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Hatpocalypse Now Redux

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"They were fashion's Young Turks: the scant few voices of criticism in a sea of superficiality. But fast forward one season, and fashion bloggers are facing a backlash for falling under the spell of the big design houses they set out to debunk." So begins an article in the Independent using the Tavi hat crisis as a jumping-off point to discuss whether bloggers have lost the honesty that used to come with their outsider status. The article must have hit a chord; as Textbook points out, it's all over Twitter right now. [Independent; Textbook; Previously]