Rookie's Tavi Gevinson has been making an effort to get into acting and so far it seems to be going well. The prodigy starred alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Enough Said, will appear on Broadway with Michael Cera in This Is Our Youth and is the special guest star on the season finale of Parenthood where she'll be…
Teen sensations Tavi and Lorde got together and had an extensive conversation ("There are eight pages of it. PRAISE THE LORDE," wrote one commenter) that ranged from discussing holding hands with David Bowie to the secret to good hair to writing song lyrics about Tumblr.
Tavi Gevinson — high school junior, media baron, and Taylor Swift Number One Fan — talks in a new interview about her plans for Rookie, why she's going to college, and why she won't accept ads for "anti-aging, wrinkle shit."
Do you remember the first time you learned what sex was? If you're anything like James Deen, Courtney Stodden, or the other notable folks we asked about that milestone discussion, your (well-meaning!) parents didn't offer that much help.
Rookie founder and high school student Tavi Gevinson gave a talk at a TEDxTeen event about "strong female characters," feminism, and how the narrow ways in which popular culture views women impacts teen girls, both in fiction and in real life. It's funny and astute, and Gevinson calls for more TV shows with…
Thirteen-year-old Tavi Gevinson of fashion blog The Style Rookie recently posted a plea: "I, like many, would like another Sassy Magazine," she wrote. Tavi was born in 1997; Sassy ceased publication in 1995. So why does it speak to her?
Ugly shoes are everywhere. We're having an ugly shoe moment. In an interview about ANTM, Vogue Editor-At-Large Andre Leon Talley sighed:
Is H&M Magazine just a giant advertisement for what's inside H&M stores? Yes. But that doesn't mean it doesn't have tiny glimmers of awesome.
Now that even Kate Moss is doing demented granny-hair, there's no turning back:
"What with the blood-like floor and the heaps of ash-coloured concrete intestines, these works were forcing me to think about bodies and new life, and even death," writes Isabella Welch of artist Anish Kapoor. Welch is 10 years old.
Bullying is in the news again. And it prompted one writer to look back at that painful time when half the world's a scapegoat:
- It's not just for the cameras! Bad Cop Project Runway judge Nina Garcia queen bees it up at MarieClaire, reups for Runway. [WWD]
- Oh I'm sure this wasn't staged: watch Heidi Montag's 'Heidiwood' clothes fly off the racks at the Kitson boutique while Heidi preens, poses and signs autographs in front of a conspicuous…
- Paris Hilton, aka the rich man's Heidi Montag, premieres her line for Dollhouse. "Some pieces, like the tees with her face plastered on them, are quintessentially Paris, and others are a bit more rock 'n roll like her sister Nicky." Huh? [FabSugar]
- Meanwhile, in the world of the equally inexplicable, Jessica Simpson…