Wake Up Round Up: The New York Times Profiles Tavi Gevinson


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“The annual magazine ad-page race just got a little bit tighter last week among the fiercely competitive women’s fashion titles, with Vogue trumpeting a 658 ad-page tally for its September issue (its most watched), up a robust 14 percent from a year ago.
It marks the magazine’s biggest ad-page tally since the telephone book-sized September 2007, which tallied 725 ad pages and was the subject of an award-winning documentary.” [Page 6]

Tavi Gevinson was pronounced “Oracle of Girl World” by the New York Times. [New York Times]

Check out the top of the top executives working in the fashion business. [WWD]

For all those who are old, unhip, and digitally challenged — Vice has some advice for you. [Vice]

The 5 best Olympic sports to watch today. [Complex]

82 is the new 22 apparently — Lanvin is jumping on the elderly model trend with Jacquie ‘Tajah' Murdock modeling their latest line. [Grazia]

Laura Lang is rethinking magazine for the digital age. [New York Times]

“From the flotilla on the Thames for the Royal Jubilee through the Olympic swimming pool with its undulating wave of a roof, London seems immersed in a water world… As the tide of competitors filled the Olympic stadium on Friday, blue was the dominant color for the teams of the Western world, from Armani’s sleek jackets, finished off with a necktie, to France’s sportier high-tech tailored blazers from Adidas.” [New York Times]

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