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David Karp, the 26-year-old founder of Tumblr, sold his site to Yahoo! in an all-cash deal yesterday for $1.1 billion. The high school dropout has undoubtedly done well for himself, the deal making him one of the wealthiest and most successful techies under the age of 30. The native New Yorker will stay on as CEO and we're excited to see where he takes the website next. Check out our Daily Style Phile of Karp to find out more behind the scenes facts about the founder. More»
Mary Thom, who served as editor for Ms. Magazine for 20 years, died in a motorcycle crash last Friday. Her influence, leadership and writings helped shape the feminist movement during the '70s. After her career at Ms., she continued on in the struggle for women’s rights as the editor for The Women’s Media Center until her death. “Mary was one of the great writers, editors and visionaries of the women’s movement, and the heart and soul of Women’s Media Center’s feature writing,” Women's Media Center President Julie Burton Said in a statement. Read on to learn more about Thom, from her early years to her tragic, untimely death.
Standing alongside a tech billionaire like Sean Parker may be intimidating for some, but not for his fiancé Alexandra Lenas. The charming singer/songwriter holds her own with Parker, the founder of Napster and first president of Facebook. Although Sean and Alexandra have been engaged for a while now, details of their unusual, medieval-themed wedding, have just been announced. Parker, a notorious costumer, will wed in California's Big Sur forest for a "Game of Thrones" style wedding, where all the guests will get their own costume. Out of all the guys in the techy boys club, Parker is definitely one of the best looking, and best dressed. So, how did Lenas land such a catch? Click through to see how she saved Parker's life and stole the tech mogul's heart. More»
Jamie Bochert may just be the most mysterious model out there, and also among the most successful. She has worked with some of the industry's biggest designers and photographers, appearing in countless runway shows and editorials. This dark-eyed enigma is also a talented musician. Click through to learn all about this rising fashion icon. More»
R&B singer Miguel has our attention, not only because of his soulful serenades and seductive charm, but we also love his distinctive designer style. He took the Grammy's by storm this year, winning the award for Best R&B song with his hit single "Adorn." After he performed live, dancing through the crowd of music industry elites, Kelly Clarkson said "Miguel, I don't know who the hell you are, but we need to sing together. That was the sexiest damn thing I've ever seen." Click through to see what we've noticed about Miguel.
With her Dance Pop sound and satiric lyrics, Marina Diamandis—A.K.A. Marina and the Diamonds—has become an off-kilter pop star with a sense of style that's as cool and quirky as her music. The UK-based singer/songwriter released her second album, Electra Heart, in April of last year, and after spending the summer of 2012 touring with Coldplay, will be back on the US concert circuit this May. She's already a frequent favorite on our GofG office playlist, and once you check her out, we guarantee you'll love her too.
From a Pro Football Hall of Fame contender, to a co-anchor on Live! With Kelly and Michael, Michael Strahan has applied his football expertise both on the field, and off - as a new fixture on red carpets and a regular face on sports networks, Strahan is making his mark in the sports world. Click through for our take on this football legend turned media star.
Analeigh Tipton may have finished third on her season of America's Next Top Model, but these days, it's clear that she's the one coming out on top. The 24-year-old star of this year's quirky zombie rom-com, Warm Bodies, has been working her ladylike style on red carpets ever since making her film debut in 2011's The Green Hornet and garnering critical praise for her role in Crazy, Stupid, Love. With rumors swirling that she may snag the coveted role of Anastasia Steele in the big screen adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, the bright-eyed Analeigh is sure to remain in the spotlight for some time to come. More»
This talented, young actress is making waves in the fashion world with her exceptional sense of style and countless editorial shoots. Between working on new movie projects and covering Teen Vogue, Chloe leads an exceptionally busy life for a 15-year-old girl. She was a front-row fixture at all of last season's hottest Fashion Week shows, and we expect to be seeing a lot of her as NYFW kicks off this week. Be sure to keep an eye out for Chloe in all of her fashionable glory as she hits Lincoln Center in the next few days.
Eddie Borgo is a NYC-based jewelry designer whose namesake collection is wildly popular with some of the biggest names in fashion around the world. From the beginning, the Atlanta native managed to leave a lasting mark on the cutthroat industry, and his brand is only expanding. You can spot his pieces on the likes of Diane Kruger, Alexa Chung, and Rihanna, but it's not all about the ladies. He also has a men's line, inspired by rock legends like Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and David Bowie. Click through to learn more about Eddie, the jewelry world's latest golden boy. More»
Cara Delevingne is a young socialite turned model who has recently been turning heads on and off the catwalk. 2012 was a huge year for Cara, and she shows no signs of slowing down. This year, she has already started racking up runway mileage in Paris Couture Fashion Week and has starred in major campaigns. Despite her huge success as a model, she's best known for her fun-loving, quirky personality and impeccable sense of style making her a favorite of street style photographers. Check her out in today's style phile! More»
Friday, May 24
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.