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Teen blogger Tavi Gevinson launched her newest venture this morning: Rookiemag.com, an online portal targeted at teens—"Rookie is a place to make the best of the beautiful pain and cringe-worthy awkwardness of being an adolescent girl," she writes in her editor's letter.
We like Rookimag.com—it reminds us of zines our friends used to publish in the 90s or early incarnations of bits and pieces of Sassy magazine, coincidentally one of Gevinson's inspirations. We're also impressed that Gevinson's managed to hold onto the fashion world's interest for so long—the industry's been praising/complaining about/analyzing/encouraging/tearing her down and all around fascinated with her since she was 13.
Gevinson's 15 now and it's time to start thinking college—after all, the PSATs are just around the corner. She's a great writer, clearly precocious, and has a wide variety of interests—spanning fashion and women's lifestyle to media and creative writing to sociology and activism. Today, she told The Cut that she's thinking about majoring in Art History—"I'll go to college for something that's just a good, broad foundation of knowledge," she said, "like art history."
So, where do you think Tavi should go to college? Let's put it to a vote, shall we.
Any write-ins? Pop 'em in the comments section.
· Tavi Gevinson explains her new website, Rookie [The Cut]
· Tavi may study art history [Observer]
· Rookie Magazine [Official Site]
· Other things to vote on [Racked]