Posts tagged "tavi"

Alexa Chung, Miranda July & Tavi Sing “You Don’t Own Me” To Mitt Romney

This rocks: Rookie Mag’s Tavi Gevinson, model/presenter Alexa Chung, writer Miranda July, and a whole bunch of other ladies got together for a cover of Lesley Gore’s iconic song “You Don’t Own Me.” As if you needed another reminder that Mitt Romney is like the boyfriend that you can’t believe you ever thought wa…

Jessica Wakeman / October 22, 2012

Tavi Teaches Jimmy Fallon How To Bitchface

It’s been so crazy and fascinating to watch Tavi rise from 11-year-old fashion blogger to the editor of her own magazine, Rookie, and bonafide celebrity. Now she’s working the media circuit to spread the word about Rookie Yearbook One, a new book featuring the best articles, photos, and illustrations from Rookie’s first year. Stopping by…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 12, 2012

Anna Wintour Helped Tavi Gevinson See The Sad Reality Of The Fashion World

“I sat next to Anna Wintour at a Band of Outsiders show, and she asked me, ‘When do you go to school?’ I just felt like, When do your models go to school? I had a really weird moment of feeling like I missed my school and I missed my friends, and there wasn’t any…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 31, 2012

We’re Jealous: Tavi Gevinson Goes On Epic Road Trip With Urban Outfitters

We’re already big fans of all things Tavi Gevinson and Rookie Magazine, the after school online project she started with a few friends and Paul Rudd. But now we’re totally legitimately jealous of Miss Gevinson. This summer she’ll be embarking on a grand summer adventure — a road trip from New York to Los Angele…

Julie Gerstein / June 25, 2012

Morning Quickies: Tavi & Cyndi Lauper Model For Uniqlo

Check out Uniqlo’s new models: style blogger/Rookie Mag editor Tavi Gevinson and pop star Cyndi Lauper. These ladies are modeling for a collaboration with Orla Kiely. What do you think? [Fashionista]
Emma Watson says when she got her pixie cut, asshole journalists would ask her if she was a lesbian and if thi…

Jessica Wakeman / February 22, 2012

Watch Tavi Pack For Fashion Week

It’s not easy being a 15-year-old wunderkind. Aside from the basic responsibilities of going to high school, blogger Tavi Gevinson also runs her own magazine — Rookie Mag — and covers Fashion Week. After the jump, we catch up with her as she prepares to head from her home in Chicago to New York for…

Julie Gerstein / February 10, 2012

Tavi Lends Her Voice To A New Animated Short Film

It’s hard not to love Tavi. I’m generally opposed to any and all things “twee,” but Tavi has enough brains and sass to transcend the genre. When I first heard about this “13-year-old fashion blogger” a couple years ago, I envisioned a delusional, entitled teen brandishing her mother’s Birkin bag, shooting photos of herself o…

Rachel Krause / February 2, 2012

Evening Quickies: Tavi’s Web Magazine, Rookie, Launches Monday

Teen style blogger Tavi Gevinson’s web magazine, Rookie, for teen girls is set to launch on Monday. Rookiemag.com will feature monthly themes, the first one being “beginnings,” and post three times a day: “after school, after dinner, and before bed.” We’re way, way past our teen years but we’re still excited! [WWD]
Um, what? Watch…

Jessica Wakeman / September 2, 2011

Tavi Interviews Gwen Stefani For “Teen Vogue”

Freelance writing may have dried up for a lot of journalists, but the well has not yet run dry for Tavi. The 14-year-old fashion blogger got a gig a million girls would die for interviewing Gwen Stefani about her L.A.M.B. line for Teen Vogue! Writing in the February issue, Tavi initially revealed herself to be…

Jessica Wakeman / January 6, 2011

Tavi And Jane Pratt To Start “Sassy”-Esque Teen Mag (And You Can Be A Part Of It!)

The media lords hath heard our prayers! If you aren’t already freaking out, you will when you hear this: Fashion blogging sensation Tavi and Jane Pratt (founder and editor of Sassy and Jane mags) are teaming up to create a new teen magazine. Tavi made the announcement on her blog, saying, “You guys may know…

Leonora Epstein / November 15, 2010

Tavi And Sea Of Shoes Party It Up For Halloween

Well, you can file this under “awesome costumes I should have thought of before.” Brad Goreski and a friend went to Lanvin’s Halloween party (um, jealous much?) dressed as America’s most loved fashion bloggers: Tavi and Jane Aldridge. If you’re playing Jane, all you need is a red wig and a super designer outfit (a…

Leonora Epstein / November 1, 2010

What Do You Think Of This Short Film Tavi Story Produced?

Up until recently, fashion blogger Tavi’s professional work in the fashion industry could be called “gimmicky”—projects that rely on Tavi’s character as a young blogger. Yet lately, the smart fashion enthusiast has chosen to remain behind the scenes of her work. Like in this video she produced in collaboration with Alia Raza and Derek…

Leonora Epstein / October 30, 2010

Tavi Gets Christine O’Donnell Fashion Right

“Super average leather brown clunkers, but with pentacle-esque stitching. Like the Christine O’Donnell witch malarky, in shoe form.”Tavi, being hilarious and witty as usual on Style Rookie. Think you’d find a pair of these Marios Schwab clogs in Miss O’Donnell’s closet? [Style Rookie]…

Leonora Epstein / October 20, 2010

Tavi’s Sweater Says The “F Word” On It

Is it OK if I live vicariously through Tavi for a while? The 14-year-old style blogger brunched with Kathleen Hanna of Le Tigre and Bikini Kill while in New York for Fashion Week and not only did Kathleen hush up Tavi’s inside-baseball fashion jibber jabber with “Who cares? People are dying!” but she gifted the…

Jessica Wakeman / September 21, 2010

Your Closet Ain’t Got Nothing On Tavi’s

Tavi’s apparently selling off some of her own clothes at Opening Ceremony come Fashion’s Night Out. So the retailer had to ask her, “What does your closet look like?” Tavi responds:

“I recently switched with my dad. I now have half a wall of my parents’ room and half of their walk-in. And it…

Leonora Epstein / September 12, 2010

Tavi, Tavi Everywhere!

We’ve seen the behind-the-scenes photos of Tavi styling on set for BlackBook. We’ve seen the finished product of her work. And now, BlackBook has released an almost-too-precious YouTube video of Tavi running around the set. Tavi, Tavi, everywhere! This event is so well-captured you’d think we pushed this kid out of our vagina…

Jessica Wakeman / August 26, 2010

All Growed-Up: Tavi’s Blackbook Shoot Is Out

Back in July, Blackbook gave us a sneak peek of the littlest fashion blogger on earth, aka Tavi, working her stylist magic on the set of her very first professional shoot. The final pics for the mag’s September issue have hit the web, and here are our thoughts …

Leonora Epstein / August 23, 2010

Teen Blogger Face-Off: Tavi Vs. Lourdes

For quite some time, Tavi’s reign as Queen Of The Mini Bloggers went largely unchallenged. Now, however, she’s got fierce competition in the form of Madonna progeny Lourdes, who’s taken to the net like a fish to water. So now, obviously, it’s time for a round of Teen Blogger Face-Off. May the best pint-sized soon-to-be…

Lily Q / July 16, 2010

Tavi’s Open Letter To Seventeen Magazine Over Its “Fat & Ugly” Cover Line

Prodigious pint-sized blogger Tavi has lept on the Seventeen magazine bashing bandwagon. And for good reason: The 13-year-old penned an open letter to Seventeen on her blog, The Style Rookie, over a downright evil cover line on its June/July 2010 issue, “The Party Drug That Can Make You Fat & Ugly.” Fat and ugly? Yeah,…

Jessica Wakeman / July 15, 2010

Tavi On Set

Team Tavi: A behind-the-scenes shot of Tavi as she styles her first fashion shoot for BlackBook. Looks like she impressed editors: “Not only did she handpick some of the best looks of the fall season, Tavi also knew her style stuff inside and out. She spoke with the wisdom of a 40-year-old fashion veteran, illustrating…

Leonora Epstein / July 13, 2010
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