- Chanel is apparently turning the Musée D'Orsay in Paris into a giant, sparkly, 2,890 square foot billboard for No. 5 perfume. We hope the museum is being rewarded handsomely for its services as a host for corporate messaging. [WWD]
Marisa Meltzer: Eight years after Daria, "the super-smart, dry, withering, righteously angry girls are largely absent from pop culture. For every sassy adolescent...our current teen cultural landscape is clogged with heroines whose principal interest...are status and men."
Teen blogger Tavi Gevinson spoke this morning to a packed room of industry professionals, reporters, and marketers about the "unpredictability" of Generation Y. They wanted to know how the generation's personal qualities would make young people liable to buy things.
Writer Marisa Meltzer, author of the new book 'Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music', has curated a miniseries of contemporary women's music for us this week. After the jump, Marisa's fourth feature: the best dance videos.
Writer Marisa Meltzer, author of the new book 'Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music', has curated a miniseries of contemporary women's music for us this week. After the jump, Marisa's first contribution, a gallery of boys who sing girl-songs.
One of the books we're most excited about is Jezebel fave Marisa Meltzer's Girl Power, an exploration of the 90s Riot Grrrl revolution. Join us as Marisa talks Grrrls, the world's coolest mom, and "selling out."
- "I'm just happy to have someone who wants to talk to me [about fashion]," says Victoria in LOVE. "Normally, David's like, ‘Stop it, I don't want to talk about clothes anymore! I want to talk about motorbikes and tattoos." [WWD]
For many women of Generation X, Sassy magazine served the same function that "Sex And The City" did for Generation Y; that is, inspiring them to move to New York and work in publishing. (Fortunately, Sassy magazine did not also promote Brazilian waxes, $600 stilettos and total self-absorption). For other women, the…