18 year-old Tavi Gevinson has spent her growing years in Oak Park, Illinois. When people hear her name they instantly think ‘Internet celebrity.’ Tavi is, in fact, an internet celebrity. She has an entrepreneurial spirit that has led her to become one of the worlds most popular bloggers. She is currently the founder and editor-in-chief of The Style Rookie.
Tavi Gevinson’s blog, The Style Rookie, has enthralled the hearts of young girls world-wide. Her posts are geared towards girls her age which, is teens. In 2008, The Style Rookie began as just a normal blog that Tavi wrote on daily. Slowly that year, her followers began to fall in love with what Tavi was posting which, in large part, are just random things she likes. The Style Rookie has grown into an empire of magazine covers, hipster photographs, poetry and interviews. As the blog grew so did Tavi’s mind. She was filled with so many creative ideas about blogging that she opened up a second blog called, “Rookie.” The blog eventually became an online magazine where Tavi could put everything she had into it. She answers questions and publicly posts her answers on the blog, she shares her opinions on a wide range of topics and she comedically criticizes celebrities. Another aspect of The Style Rookie that came about after the beginning of Rookie was a clothing line and yearbooks. Yes, you read correctly, yearbooks. Tavi sells a “Rookie” T-Shirt on her website along with yearbooks of things she has posted to her blogs that year. For her most involved fans, this is a dream come true.
Young girls have really taken a liking to Tavi Gevinson and what goes on in her mind. They are inspired by her thoughts and look up to her as a person. The crazy thing is, she’s only 18 years old! Such a young woman capable of captivating the hearts of girls her age is remarkable. Tavi is more than an online celebrity and blogger, she is an excellent role model for this generation.
Check out Tavi’s blogs below, and follow the blogs Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr!