According to Esquire, eBay’s sales numbers suggest hipsterdom is on its way out. Razor sales are up 56% (hipster scruff, be gone). Clear-framed glasses are also seeing a new-found sales increase, in lieu of those thick black rims. And the messenger bag? It’s been replaced by the 90s-inspired leather backpack.

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The hipster phenomenon Topman even rocked faded boot-cut denim during its Spring and Summer 2015 runways. That’s quite the opposite of skinny jeans if you ask me. But I’m not totally convinced that eBay’s “evidence” of hipster extinction is exactly that. Perhaps our idea of “hipster” is simply being redefined. Or maybe, just maybe, said hipsters have moved on from online auctions to flash sales… 

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By Natasha Iwanow, Copy Intern

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July 23, 2014

They were feeling a little left out – so, let’s hear it for the boys!

1. When we say preppy, we’re talking full-on plaid and bow ties.

2. Hipster fashion can be difficult to define, but we think these guys do a pretty good job of it.

3. Just another stylish day in the office for these businessmen.

4. When you’re on the street, you never know who’ll be watching.

5. Who says men don’t know haute couture?

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July 9, 2013