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Sixteen-year-old Rookie magazine editor Tavi Gevinson appeared on The Colbert Report last night. The interview is half awkward, half charming, with Tavi looking uncharacteristically nervous and Stephen Colbert going uncharacteristically easy on his guest—the toughest question he asks her is what she's reading in her English class. But the highlight comes at the end of the segment, when Colbert asks Tavi for some style advice. Here's how that went:
Tavi: There were some really great photos of the members of One Direction modeling puppies, so I feel like if you carried around a puppy and had boy band hair, you would be set.
Steven Colbert: That would be a good look?
Steven Colbert: For a 48-year-old pear-shaped man? Excellent.
Colbert gamely tries it out, though, complete with boy-band hair and puppy. See the whole clip after the jump, but be warned: you can never un-see Colbert's too-tight khakis.