New York Magazine writer Robin Givhan wrote an interesting piece today in New York Magazine, declaring the golden age of fashion blogging ‘over.’
Her hypothesis: that the ‘of the minute’ insidery views once offered by bloggers are now being dispensed by ‘true’ fashion insiders. She writes, “With everyone from powerhouse editors-in-chief to creative directors and standard-bearing critics playing the social-media game, the singular advantage that social media once offered bloggers is no longer so clear. The same intimate tone, once unique to those initial disrupters, can now be found in the Twitter feeds of print folks such as [Eva] Chen, Derek Blasberg, and Mickey Boardman. They live-blog while at shows, while zipping through airports, while touring art exhibitions, while vacationing. They un-self-consciously share from all corners of their fashion lives.”
Of course I’m biased.
What do you think of Givhan’s article?