Ten years after its film release, Stephenie Meyer‘s paranormal romance Twilight has gained traction once more, trending on Tumblr despite the long lack of new content. Everyone remembers the heyday of the Twilight years, complete with midnight film releases and an outpouring of merchandise at Hot Topic. Fans bought merchandise ranging from the terrible (wedding rings) to the really, really terrible (crocheted replicas of Bella’s womb). While Twilight‘s somewhat unprompted 2018 hype could never reach that level, it has brought us some hilarious posts and hot takes. Let’s take a look:
This particular post was popular enough to become its own niche meme, leading to gems like these:
Some posts drop their own astute commentary on Twilight‘s fashion choices. As a Mormon, Stephenie Meyer wanted Twilight to be a sexually conservative story, and the wardrobe choices definitely reflect that. (Maybe she pretends that BDSM sensation Fifty Shades of Grey didn’t start out as kinky Twilight fanfiction.)
Stephenie Meyer may not be a fan of sexual indecency, but she’s got an indecent khaki fixation. Fortunately, some Tumblr users were helpful enough to offer suggestions regarding the characters’ wardrobes…
The posts range from, uh, ‘legitimate’ commentary…
…to the absurd.
And finally, the only post that captures the true spirit of 2008:
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