That's my background."• Her unusual first job: "My real first job was to sell croissants on a boat with a girlfriend of mine.She was blonde and we had adventures."• On growing up with her sister: "When she was 13, she became the most beautiful girl ever. We're best friends now, but that was a tough moment."• Her mom also loved fashion: "She always dressed in Mugler and was a fantastic creature.I think her success is a little bit of a conspiracy by established print media that wanted to show that this blog thing is not that important, that it's done by a bunch of twelve year olds. I think it's great that Tavi can create a blog and write for other people that are like-minded - probably other kids around her age - but I don't know how that is going to help a 26-year old, if she has never had a boyfriend or any of that kind of stuff. He also complains that people like Tavi "steal pictures from other people" in order to have imagery on his blog. Here's a good one, on the topic of whether Schuman reads any other Fashion Blogs: "No not really.She's just a kid, so she can talk about art and stuff only in an abstract way." In other words, he is suggesting that Tavi's success has been masterminded by the Evil Print Media to show that blogging is, essentially, a joke. The only one I look at is my girlfriend Garance Dore. She is a great writer, she does video, illustration, and photography.If Wes Anderson were to imagine the character of fashion week street style star, she would probably look a lot like Jenny Walton.The 26-year-old illustrator and current fashion director at The Sartorialist has mastered sophisticated cuteness with a love of vintage, Pinterest, and of course, a perfectly curated Instagram.Occupation: Fashion director at The Sartorialist, illustrator.Three words to describe your style: Simple, Classic, Refined. Favorite stores in New York: Murray’s Bagels and Casa Magazines.
‘In New York, the girls want to be perfectly manicured and de-haired.The interviewer begins by asking Schuman about his thoughts on Tavi Gevinson, the ever-positive 15-year-old blogger who has recently started her own online magazine.