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38French toast Guests clad in Chloé
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Get the inside scoop on
Teen Vogue’s cover shoot
with Ariana Grande.
hile it may look as if we
took a trip to a dusty
desert for Ariana Grande’s
very ﬁrst Teen Vogue cover, we
were actually 40 minutes outside
Hollywood at the famed Veluzat
Motion Picture Ranch in Santa Clarita,
California. A location for hundreds of
ﬁlms, TV shows, and music videos,
the set—decked out by the Teen
Vogue team with silver palm trees
and neon-painted tires—was the
perfect backdrop for Ariana’s chic-
meets-Southwest shoot. The special
“prop” that completed the fantasy?
A veiled chameleon named Camo,
whose species is native to Yemen and
Saudi Arabia. Ariana was completely
fearless about posing with Camo for
photographer Sebastian Kim and
seemed to love every minute. “I am
thrilled to be on the cover of Teen
Vogue because I grew up reading
it,” the songstress said. “I was extra
excited when I heard it was the
February cover because I knew I was
On the cover: Ariana wears an Emporio
Armani dress. Juicy Couture necklace. On
right wrist: Eddie Borgo bracelets, $290
each. Above: Sportmax sweater. Peter
Pilotto skirt. Carven dress. Jimmy Choo
shoes. Details, see In This Issue.
PHOTOGRAPHER: SEBASTIAN KIM.
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going to wear a lot of pink—for Valentine’s Day!” As the sun started to
set, the light was perfect and so was the mood: Ariana smiled as she sang
along to her favorite tunes (see her playlist, at right) in her signature high
notes. Nothing stops a beauty and her beat.
Like most celebrities, Ariana has her signature look down pat. But
for Teen Vogue, the singer was game to do some beauty experimentation.
Hair whiz Teddy Charles transformed Ariana’s princess curls into a
kittenish sixties style inspired by Brigitte Bardot. “There was a lot of back-
combing!” Teddy says of the voluminous look. But the real fun began in
the makeup tent, where Madonna’s greatest hits played full blast. Perhaps
it was the Material Girl who inspired beauty pro Tyron Machhausen
to reach for an audacious pink lip color. “Ariana was skeptical at
ﬁrst,” he admits, “so I let her put it on herself. She liked it instantly!” To
complement her bold lip, Tyron kept the rest of her makeup clean,
skipping liner altogether in place of a few generous coats of mascara
on her top and bottom lashes. Lastly, stylist Michelle Cameron rushed in
with a hair bow, tying the girly look together. Says Teddy: “That was the
ﬁnishing touch—and Ariana adored it.”
In the end, the star was beautiful enough to woo her on-set
crush. “She fell in love with Camo. She kept calling him her boyfriend!”
Tyron says. Lucky guy!
1.“La Isla Bonita” by Madonna
2.“Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus
3.“Don’t Touch My Tomatoes”
by Josephine Baker
4.“Give It 2 U” by Robin Thicke ft.
5.“Dance (A ) Remix” by Big
Sean ft. Nicki Minaj
Pop star and Instagram
star? Yes! Ariana, who at
press time was one of the
top five most-followed
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(@teenvogue) for one
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makeup artist, with the
emphasis on artist.
For a daily dose of
ballet, I turn to the wildly
teenager Miko Fogarty.
I love her whether she’s
in a tutu or a flamenco
dress! She has 62K fans
t Teen Vogue, we pride ourselves
on our digital prowess. We have
more than 5 million followers
across our multiple social platforms—thanks,
guys!—and a big fat Klout score, plus a thriving
new YouTube channel. And you know we were
among the first to toot the horn of many a
blogger (Bryanboy, Style Rookie, Sea of Shoes,
and Man Repeller, we’re looking at you). Even
though Teen Vogue and its editors aree
superactive 24/7 on each platform, every
February we challenge ourselves to deliver
an extra-special social experience. This
issue is packed with interactive goodies to
bring you deeper into our world: cover
girl Ariana Grande’s Teen Vogue
Instagram takeover; our new
Instawards (please vote!); Insta-
faves sidebars so you know who
we’re following; Twitter chats
galore; Insta-specific beauty tips
to glam up all those new-year
selfies; and so much more. Mainly
there is a lot of fun to be found on
the Internet—but in virtual life, as
in real life, something menacing
can lurk in the shadows. Please
read our warning on sexting
(“Creep Show”) and you will have yet
another compelling reason to avoidr ever
taking or sending, or even simply
storing, compromising photos on your
phone or computer. We love
our Teen Vogue girls ande
want to spare you from
making a mistake that
could haunt you online
for a long, long time.
@MIKOFOGARTY“CREEP SHOW,” PAGE 100
FOLLOW AMY! @amytastley on Instagram and Twitter
“A$AP NATION,” PAGE 104
I posted photographer Juergen Teller’s ad for Céline,
above left, because I find the image charming and I am
a big fan of model Daria Werbowy (@dotwillow). Double-
charmed when reader @erin_wakeland responded
with her lovely homage, above right.
At Teen Vogue
EDITOR: ALEXANDRA THURMOND
Stylist Michelle Cameron definitely had her hands full for this issue.
Not only did the Canada native style our Ariana Grande cover and
story (“The Voice,” page 94), but she also worked her magic on hip-
hop artist–cum–fashion icon A$AP Rocky (“A$AP Nation”). In other
words, Michelle is not afraid to mix things up. “It was nice to create
looks from a blend of brands and designers,” she says. “High,
low, new, and old.” The fashion force got her start working at a
photography agency in London and considers her big break to be
assisting industry heavyweight Edward Enninful. She has since lent
her sartorial talents to prominent glossies from W toW Vogue México, as
well as the runways of New York Fashion Week. What does Michelle
love most about her job? “It keeps you
on your toes,” she says, “which is good
for me because I’m just five foot one!”
NobodyisgoingtosuspectthatI dbeinTeenVogue, con
humble cool kid counts Raf Simons, Jeremy Scott, and
Alexander Wang among his friends and idols. “Fashion
brings us together,” he notes.) So
what keeps him on top? “I just
want to have longevity and
leave behind a legacy,” he says.
“But I’ve always got a good
trick up my sleeve.”
“A$AP NATION,” PAGE 104
FEBRUARY 2014 27
When colorist Aura Friedman landed her first
beauty gig at age 15, it wasn’t exactly by choice. “I
was in high school and I needed a job, so I went
door-to-door at my local strip mall until I got
hired at a hair salon,” explains the Miami- and
San Diego–bred pro. Her experience at the salon
led to cosmetology school, where she had to
make the choice: color or cut? “Cutting is more
geometry and architecture, whereas color is like
being a cook who doesn’t necessarily follow
recipes,” she says. “That’s how I am with every-
thing! I know the rules, but I like making my own
mixes.” Now Aura is New York City’s
coolest color master, revamping hair
for the fashion set (her clients have
included Sky Ferreira, Aline Weber,
and Soo Joo Park) and transform-
ing up-and-coming models into
supers at Sally Hershberger Down-
town salon. And with the Instagram
hashtag #blondingbabes, she even
convinced Teen Vogue beauty and
health director Elaine Welteroth to
go lighter, which inspired this
month’s “Blonde 3.0” story. “At the
end of the day, it’s not just about
hair color,” Aura says. “It’s about
creating a persona.”
For Los Angeles born photographer Christian
MacDonald, the camera has always held a certain
magnetism: When he was growing up, his mother
worked as a photographer’s agent, and his first job
was in a studio. “I did whatever odd task that might
come up—I even pulled weeds in the parking lot,”
he says of his initial foray into the industry. “I
remember racing through all the remedial chores
so I could tag along with the assistants, observe
them, and go into the darkroom.” Clearly his
legwork paid off. In “Blonde 3.0,” Christian turned
his artful lens on five fair-haired fresh faces. “Teen
Vogue is its own genre,” he says. “It runs the wholee
spectrum, from lightness to sophistication. There
are so many possibilities—it’s not unlike youth
itself in that way!” Christian revels in the unpredict-
ability of life behind the camera: “You never know
where you are going to go, or who you are going to
meet, or what the next assignment will be.”
“BLONDE 3.0,” PAGE 116
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28 FEBRUARY 2014
‘The S Word’ made my day—it is
the best article Teen Vogue has
published since I started reading
this magazine. More, please!
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It’s great to see a young star
like Demi Lovato using her
celebrity to give hope to
others through charity work.
I really loved seeing “The S
Word.”As a young feminist, I
feel strongly about slut
shaming and am very
happy you included an
article that will educate
girls and make people
think twice before using
the term, even as a joke.
I appreciate that Teen
Vogue tackles controversiale
topics such as slut shaming,
but I think you left out an
important part of the
problem. Some girls try to
fight slut shaming by
dressing and behaving
provocatively, but their
misguided activism won’t
contribute to equality.
They’re trying to support
a good cause and just
don’t know how, and I
think the article could
have helped them.
Thank you so much for
bringing attention to the
important issue of slut
shaming. Too many girls
simply accept society’s
criticism of female
sexuality rather than
realize these attitudes
shouldn’t be tolerated.
I loved the Fashion at
Work spotlight on Cristi
Zuniga—I took every word
she said to heart! Thank
you for introducing me to
a new role model, and
keep the Fashion at Work
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EDITOR: JANE KELTNER DE VALLE
AGEAA : 28
JOB: “I’m the manager of
social media and digital
communications for Maybelline
studied communications and theater at
Christopher Newport University, which
came in handy for my career—a social
media job is a lot like theater, because
you’re essentially building brand charac-
ters! During grad school at Syracuse Uni-
versity I got my ﬁrst big break in the indus-
try. One of the requirements for graduation
was to intern, so I worked at an agency
called Deep Focus, covering social media
accounts for AMC’s Mad Men, Breaking
Bad, and The Walking Dead. Starting there
opened my eyes to the business.
I landed my current job through
[former Teen Vogue beauty and healthe
director and current Lucky editor in chief]y
Eva Chen. We have a shared love of social,
and she introduced me to the then direc-
tor of public relations at Maybelline New
York. Now I manage the brand’s Twitter,
Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and
The ﬁrst thing I do every day is
check my e-mail and survey all social
media platforms. I see what’s happen-
ing and what people are saying, then do
a massive amount of reading. If there’s a
new must-have app, for example, I need
to make sure I know about it, try it out, and
see if I can apply it to Maybelline New York
social. After this, I’ll reach out to inﬂuenc-
ers and bloggers to get them talking about
our latest products online—a big part of
my day is relationship-building.
GIRL ABOUT TOWN
“I never want to feel like
I’m stuck in the office. So
anywhere I have Internet,
I’ll go!” Clare says. She
wears a BLK DNM coat.
Sandro sweater, $320.
Isabel Marant jeans. Kelly
Wearstler necklace, $350.
Nanette Lepore bag, $278.
Gap oxfords, $60. Details,
see In This Issue.
clare’s social media tips
1. Start a conversation. Before
sharing, ask yourself, Why
should you care? and Why
should you share? Create content
that is compelling to others.
2. Have a distinctive voice.
Instead of posting “Check
this out!” with a link, say
something unique about what’s
happening in the world.
3. Positivity rules. No one likes
a sad social presence. Being nice
and happy is key!
I’m always at our events, doing live social media coverage, and keep-
ing up on which items are performing best. I usually highlight those on
Instagram, where I also like to give glimpses into our ofﬁce culture. Then
on Pinterest we have tons of boards with cool content, from photos of our
models to images of New York City. A lot of what I do on Twitter is engaging
with other people—responding in our fun voice, giving tips, letting them
know where to buy products. To me, it’s important to maintain a two-way
dialogue and to make sure it doesn’t feel like a robot is talking to you but
rather a friend. My mantra is ‘Think before you tweet.’ You can’t lose sight
of the brand and what it stands for. I proofread everything 30 times before I
press the ‘tweet’ button!
I like to get inspiration from the city, so I make it a priority to step
outside the ofﬁce to see what’s pulsing, to listen to conversations, and to talk
to people about beauty. Our company is young and fun, and I
like to be with people who are reﬂective of that lifestyle, so
I often ﬁnd myself around college campuses to feel the
tone and pace. Anyone who wants a career in social
media really has to live and breathe it. I never
know what the next day will bring!”
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Recently I was very inspired by the
Kenzo book—I collect vintage Kenzo.o
I really like Hans Feurer’s campaign
photography for the house.”
“I get my mom and
pajamas and Serge
To receive? A
The Sea of Shoes style blogger talks
Valentine’s Day traditions, Instagram
guilty pleasures, and spring must-haves.
EDITOR: JANE KELTNER DE VALLEEDITOR: JANE KELTNER DE VALLE
34 FEBRUARY 2014
“The ﬁrst time I saw
Roman Holiday, Iy
Peck was the most
I’d ever laid eyes
on. I still think that!
Current crush is
Bill Skarsgård from
“I have two Chihuahua mixes
named Jimmy and Melanie.
My mom has four Chihuahua
rescues that are like an
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“Eyes of Laura
Mars is a
Svilu sweatshirt, $450.
“I went to Seoul not too long ago
and got addicted to Korean beauty
products: lip colors by TonyMoly and
collagen sheet masks by Etude House.”
“I live in gray sweatshirts from
the thrift store. For spring I
love trapeze dresses with
Swedish Hasbeens shoes.”
“I’ve been really into a Lucio Dalla
track called ‘Washington.’ And I’m
a huge Tina Turner fan, so I’ve been
sneaking in songs, like her cover of
‘Let’s Stay Together,’ when I DJ.”
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST
“Being from Texas, I have a Tex-Mex addiction. I’m also a
candy ﬁend—I love Necco wafers and black licorice.”
WatchingEDITOR: ANDREW BEVAN
Pixie Geldof during
London Fashion Week
in a look designed by
pal Henry Holland
Magrath in a
River Island skirt
a Tibi skirt
Leung in a
and a tough
In full swing! Demure,
ladylike skirts get a sharp,
FEBRUARY 2014 37
Clad in Chloé, these L.A. fashionistas
give their California cool a French twist
at a soiree celebrating the label’s
Had an incroyable time hanging out with
@chloefashion at their superchic private
party! I look forward to now cuddling with
my hotel bed!
takes in the
Haim rocks out.
Makeup artist Kali
Kennedy and musiciany
Soko Instagram ao
38 FEBRUARY 2014
lia Penner resides in California, but her
mind is in Oz. “I can’t really imagine
painting anything that isn’t colorful,” she
says. “My brain doesn’t work that way. Gray? What is
gray?” A painter, illustrator, designer, and photogra-
pher, Alia combines surreal elements with motifs
like stars, dots, and rainbows to create bold, bright
works plucked straight from a dreamscape. Starry
purple skies frame a blue mountain vista in the
psychedelic backdrop she painted for Anna Sui’s
spring 2014 runway show, and oversize eyeballs
pedal unicycles in a commercial she helped develop
for eyewear purveyor Warby Parker—only two of Alia’s many
creatively chic collaborations. Most recently, Katy Perry
commissioned her to customize a piano for her home. But, of
course, this isn’t just any piano: It’s a seafoam-green Steinway
inspired by Fabergé eggs and decoupaged with vintage-style
roses, a classic confection befitting the pop princess.
Aliaalsowears her art on her sleeve—literally.In2011she
designedadresscollectionthat was soldat Frenchboutique
Colette,and she now has a collaboration withAustralianbrand
Romance Was Bornfor a fashion line featuringherwhimsical
prints. Nextupforthisprolificpainter? Technicolor dream-
mobiles. “We’re all driving in cars every day; it seems crazy to
me that more aren’t painted,”she says. “I love color—why not
bring more of it into the world?”—AVERY SPOFFORD
Rainbow bright! This fearless L.A. artist
makes her multidimensional mark.
40 FEBRUARY 2014
Alia wearing her beda -
spread, surrounded by
her paintings. At right: a
work from her architecture
Flicker at the
Anna Sui show
In a Romance Was Born
jacket with Arrow de
Wilde at the Teen Vogue
Young Hollywood Party
signature touch on
Katy Perry’s piano
42 FEBRUARY 2014
makes you different
and work it to your
be afraid to go
against the grain
with your opinion,
even if it may not
be for everyone.”
It’s a good thing these digital fashionistas are better at
blogging than bowling—between gutter balls at Teen Vogue’s
AG Jeans Blogger Bowl, they share their social media tips.
Saying yes to
often was my first
to say no has
become the most
of staying true
to my brand
THE LANE EVENT
At Williamsburg hot
spot Brooklyn Bowl
“Don’t allow social media to rob you of the moment.
Sometimes you just have to put down your iPhone and live it!”
“Think before you tweet, and three hashtags max, people!”
“It’s important to
remember quality over
quantity when you’re
event. If you can tell the
story with one great
photo, why post three?”
“Don’t take yourself too seriously. It’s easy to fall
into the trap of trying too hard for perfection.”
“Don’t overthink things. I used to feel I was
dressing just for the blog, and that can bet
stressful and frustrating and much too contrived.”
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ADVICE AT TEENVOGUE.COM!
of wherever you are that
give people a behind-
“Engage readers as
if you’re already in the
middle of a conversation.
The interaction should
feel casual, broken-in,
“It’s not about trends
and doing what’s
by-the-book ‘cool.’ It’s
about being yourself.”
+ DAVID PENA
big in her
NATALIE + DYLANA SUAREZ
“Nobody wants their
Instagram feed bombarded
by one person. Waiting 30
minutes to an hour (at
least!) to post won’t
overwhelm your followers.”
“Don’t focus on how
many page views you’re
getting. It doesn’t always
have to be rainbows and
butterflies—honesty in a
post is refreshing.”
“It’s great to step out of your comfort zone and do a blog
or Instagram post that is completely different from what you
may normally do, while still staying true to your aesthetic.”
“Snap unique details
ViewEDITOR: JANE KELTNER DE VALLE
Katie Grand LovesKK
Hogan coin purse, $195.
hogan.com. Details, see
In This Issue.
We break down the
freshest fashion news
FEBRUARY 2014 47
View KATIE GRAND
LOVES HOGANTalk about a perfect match! For her
third season collaborating with
heritage brand Hogan, überstylist and
Love magazine editor in chief Katiee
Grand created a seriously covetable
collection, including chunky creepers
and heart-embellished iPhone cases.
“I like to keep it personal,”she says.“If I
don’t like the products myself, I can’t
convince other people to like them!”
Katie Grand Loves
Hogan shoes, $425.
This Haitian-Italian designer, far left, is
making a splash with her vibrant
African-inspired fabrics. Pair one of the
eye-catching full skirts with a classic
striped shirt for a look that’s guaranteed
to be street-style gold.
Ever wonder what it’s like to have a job at one of
fashion’s most buzzworthy stores? Meet 22-year-old
Ryan Trautman (at right). She’s a stylist at the
ultracool LF Stores, which is known for updating
vintage clothes and selling small boutique brands.
“I get to handle amazing pieces,” says the
California native, who was signed as a model at
14 and has worked everywhere from Los Angeles
to New Zealand. In other words, the girl knows
fashion. And at LF? “It’s a dream!” she says.
Rijntje wears Big Star Jeans
overalls, $122. bigstarusa.com.
j j g
Assembly New York top, $272.k
assemblynewyork.com. Marc by
Marc Jacobs sneakers, $268.
Marc Jacobs stores.
Add a dash of
to your wardrobe
with the season’s
FENDI FUNJewelry designer Delfina
Delettrez teamed up with
the storied Italian fashion
house for a line of playfully
surreal earrings, bracelets,
rings, and brooches.
Fendi ring, Fendi, NYC.
hen I was a kid, I had a
pairofwhiteKedsf I wore
reminisces. So when the iconic
brand approached the pop star,
now 24, about collaborating,she
legacy,” she says. For spring the
collection draws inspiration
from Taylor’s own wardrobe.
And though she has undergone
some major style changes over
the years—from cowboy boots–
wearing teen to 1960s-inspired
glamour girl—Keds have been a
mainstay. Her fashion advice?
“Try everything! What you keep
going back to is your style.”
Kick the winter blues in
a pair of cheery Keds
from Taylor Swift’s
in her favorite
PRINTED MATTAA ER
Taylor Swift for Keds
sneakers, $55. keds.com.
FOR MORE FROM OUR INTERVIEW
WITH TAYLOR, VISIT TEENVOGUE.COM.
“I can never have enough pillows! This
beaded one by Jonathan Adler would
be perfect on the chair in my office.”
Jonathan Adler pillow, $198.
“Most of my daily
essentials can fit into a
pouch. I carry one in my
handbag so I don’t have
to dig around for
makeup or a pen—it’s
all in one place.”
Diane von Furstenberg
pouch, $85 for set of
“Right now I’m all about
keeping my jewelry
simple. This Dior ring is
feminine and easy to
mix in with other pieces.”
Dior Fine Jewelry ring,
select Dior boutiques.
“A lipstick flash
drive! What’s not
to love? It’s a
fun design and
useful to store
lipstick USB, $20.
“Jennifer Fisher’s jewelry is
downtown-cool but still
personal. This pendant—a
key to my heart—is so
unique. It’s the perfect gift
for the one you love!”
Jennifer Fisher charm,
and chain, $220.
THE WRITE STUFF
“I’m always taking
notes: direction for an
upcoming shoot, ideas
for story concepts, or
a book I’m reading.”
Archie Grand notebook,
Sweet talk! Teen VogueTT ’s accessories
director shares what she’s crushing
on this Valentine’sVV Day.
“My father loves
photography and taught
me how to develop
film when I was young. It
may be the kid in me,
but I find actual cameras
to be quite charming.”
TalkingAboutEDITOR: DANA MATHEWS
CHECK HIM OUT
Gattlin wears a Boden
shirt, $42. Calvin Klein
Underwear T-shirt, $38 for
pack of three. Vans chinos,
$40, and sneakers, $45.
Details, see In This Issue.
FEBRUARY 2014 71TEENVOGUE.COM
SEE OUTTAKES AND READ MORE FROM
GATTLIN’S INTERVIEW AT TEENVOGUE.COM.
Say hello to scene-stealer
Gattlin Griffith, who landed
a coveted role in Jason
Reitman’s Labor Day.
In a scene with
Catch the films and tunes that feature
a fresh batch of leading ladies.
Vampires are back—only this time they’re
taking a bite out of school and wearing
lipstick. Zoey Deutch (at left), Sarah
Hyland, and newcomer Lucy Fry round
out the cast, bringing this eagerly
anticipated adaptation of the best-
selling book series to life. Well, almost....
FOR FANS OF: Mean Girls, Twilight, Easy A
This romantically tragic tale of the
rebellious heartthrob (Alex Pettyfer)
falling for the wide-eyed girl next door
(Gabriella Wilde, at right) is the perfect
unconventional Valentine’s Day
rom-dram. A surprising twist makes the
movie, inspired by the novel and the
film of the same name, a must-see
even your boyfriend will enjoy.
FOR FANS OF: The Notebook, Dirty
Dancing, Romeo & Juliet
Although the quirky French singer may be small in
stature, her jazz-infused indie-pop songs are larger than
life. We’re smitten by Petite’s childlike charm and
sophisticated flair for out-there music videos, which we
can’t wait to see more of this spring.
FOR FANS OF: Yelle, Regina Spektor, Joanna Newsom
The Liverpool singer-songwriter
got her foot in the door after
singing backup for CeeLo
Green and Paloma Faith, but
killer confidence and powerful
vocals are what set her apart.
With an upcoming debut
release, Jetta’s unique hybrid of
rock and soul is bound to be at
the top of your playlist.
FOR FANS OF: Florence + the
Machine, Emeli Sandé, Ellie
TEENVOGUE.COM74 FEBRUARY 2014
Dana Mathews kicks it with Austin Mahone
at The Hit Factory to get the exclusive scoop
on his debut album.
unning to catch my flight to Miami, I was hit with a major wave of déjà
vu: Five months ago I flew to the tropical city to spend a weekend with
the boys of One Direction for their September cover story (airport
sprint included), and now I was heading back to jam with another of my
favorite pop stars, Austin Mahone.
Looking casual ina stenciledtee,dark-washjeans,andred-and-white
Versace kicks, the 17-year-old star gives me a big hug when I arrive and makes
me feel right at home inthe studio—the legendary Hit Factory,a mecca for the
music world’s elite that’s known for its killer acoustics. In fact, he moved from
Texas to Miami about a year ago (with his mom in tow) to record his highly
anticipated debut album, due out this spring.
“I record nowhere but Miami—it’s a good environment to write songs
and collaborate,” Austin reveals,playing chords as we sit on the bench of a
Dana’sDiaries MIAMI HEAT
Austin Mahone invites
us to Florida.
WANT TO TALK TO AUSTIN? TUNE IN FOR HIS
TEEN VOGUE TWITTER CHAT WITH DANA! FOR
MORE INFO, VISIT TEENVOGUE.COM.
baby grandpiano (heÕsskilledat bothpianoandguitar).ÒAndthisiswhereI
met Lil Wayne!Ó he saysexcitedly.Lastyear,Austininkedarecorddealwith
Chase/Republic Records, which is linked to Cash Money Records, and has
been working with producersSeanGarrett and RedOne eversince. Ofthe
upcoming album, he says, ÒItÕs different from ÔWhat About LoveÕ and ÔSay
Somethin.ÕI want to grow myfan base.Ó
In a flash, Austinrunsintothevocalboothto recordabridge,andItake
my seat nextto his bestfriend,AlexConstancio(whohelpedAustinachieve
famewiththeirjoint YouTube videos),while he watchesinthe control room.
After a few hours of work (I notice Austin does his own version of a Dougie
dance while he sings), the boyshead outside to the basketballcourtÐslashÐ
skate ramp for a break (yes, The Hit Factory is that cool). ÒI love basketball,Ó
Austinsays,addingthat he alsohas a court at his condo.When heÕsnot inthe
studio or on tour, you can find him tending to his schoolwork (heÕs
homeschooled), going to churchevery Sunday (ÒIÕm pretty hard-core
spiritualÓ),and enjoying the citywhere the heat ison. ÒIlike to go to the beach
and hit the gym,Ó he says. ÒThe gym issometimes the highlight of my day.Ó
We head back into the studio and start blasting Drake (one of AustinÕs
favoritesÑand mine) before the work beginsagain.ÒYou get only one chance,
and you have to make the most of every opportunity,Ó he says. ÒI want to look
backandbelike,ÔMan,I killedthat.ÕÓ Between his outlook and his work ethic,I
Austin will shoot and score.d
SINGING AT THE STUDIO
HANGING WITH DANA
Taking a break
outside The Hit
HealthEDITOR: ELAINE WELTEROTH
Hannah wears nail
art by Hana 4, Vanity
Projects for Dior.
Dior clutch. Details,
see In This Issue.
BY JASON KIM.
Get Beautified! It girl and
bona fide spa junkie
Hannah Bronfman puts
the most coveted hot spots
right at your fingertips.
FEBRUARY 2014 79TEENVOGUE.COM
he brilliant idea struck when Hannah found herself
desperate for a last-minute manicure, furiously
thumbing through Yelp reviews and calling
salons to no avail. Within a year, she and
cofounders Annie Evans and Peter Hananel
launched Beautified, an easy-to-use, must-
download app that gets you into top-rated salons
and spas when you need them: right now. Think
OpenTable for the on-the-go beautyenthusiast.
Business savvy—and style—come
naturally to Hannah, the daughter of media
tycoon Edgar Bronfman, Jr., and seventies
screen siren Sherry Brewer. Though the newly
minted entrepreneur does admit she became a
beauty guru by default. “I used to be in the
NBA—the nail biters anonymous club,” Hannah
deadpans. “It was really bad. In order for me to stop
biting my nails, I had to get manicures once a week.”
And so her nail-art obsession began.
These days, Hannah books all her appointments
through the app. (She swears by Vanity Projects for
one-of-a-kind nail art, blowouts from Frédéric
Fekkai, the Red Carpet Facial at Tracie Martyn, and
Sam Brocato’s formaldehyde-free smoothing
system.) But when it comes to sourcing
inspiration, there’s one other app she simply can’t
live without: “If you’re creative and looking for
ideas, there’s no better place to find them than
Instagram.” Like! —ELAINEWELTEROTH
❤ MAKEUP GURU: @CTILBURYMAKEUP
Charlotte Tilbury is the backstage
authority on sultry, gorgeous liner and
lipstick. Tag along to see her current
muses and secret weapons.
From top: RGB Cuticle Oil,B
Dior Vernis Nail Lacquer inr
Bouquet and Porcelaine,
$24 each. Nordstrom.
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❤ MANI PRO: @MPNAILS
Riding backseat in the car with
Miley? Just another day for nail artist
Madeline Poole, the coolest
manicurist in the game.
❤ MANE MAN: @S@@ AMMCKNIGHT1
From selfies with Cara Delevingne
to snaps of top models with fantastical
updos, hairstylist Sam McKnight gives
us the ultimate follow fever.
80 FEBRUARY 2014 TEENVOGUE.COM
There’s nothing worse than oily skin making a cameo
in your selfie. To cut down on shine for the models
backstage during fashion week, makeup goddess (and
Instagram maven) @patmcgrathreal relies on Dolce &
Gabbana’s Perfect Matte Liquid Foundation ($66,
sephora.com). Her advice: “Apply it in natural light, using
your fingers for a seamless blend.”
If you do nothing else,“coat lashes with mascara
and enhance brows so your eyes really stand out in the
photo,” McGrath says. She recommends using Dolce &
Gabbana’s Shaping Brow Pencil ($45, saksfifthavenue
.com), which has a built-in brush, to “stroke hair upward,
which softens your brows.”
“Beware of backlighting when you’re standing in between
the camera and the sun,” says street-style photographer
Phil Oh, aka @mrstreetpeeper.“Your picture will either be
too dark or totally washed out.” Note to self: Face the sun.
Filter. Then watch the Likes roll in. ÑPHILLIPPICARDI
Top makeup pros break downs
their most-used mascaras in 140
characters or less.
Everything you need for perfect skin, #nofilter.
SELFIESERVICEYour guide to a flawless self-portrait.
@jeaninelobell: The S-shaped brush helps you
coat from corner to corner for lots of volume and
full, fanned-out black lashes.
Lancôme Hypnôse Drama Mascara, $27. Nordstrom.
@TheValGarland: Have fun with your mascara in
#SS14! Try @CHANEL’s in Bleu to bring out the
best in blue and green eye colors.
Chanel Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Bleu,
@patmcgrathreal: Define eyes by coating
lashes with @dolcegabbana’s Passioneyes
for an instant curl.
Dolce & Gabbana Passioneyes Duo Mascara,a
@PatiDubroff: The smartly designed brush
elongates, lifts, and controls the outer lash!
L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Mascara,s
@MissAliceLane: The brush for bottom
lashes can also be used for hard-to-reach
corners on top. Love!
Maybelline New York The Falsies Big Eyes
Mascara, $10. Walgreens.
THE MIRACLE SPONGE
Nars Radiant Creamy
Drying Lotion, $17.
hen I enter Rihanna’s hotel suite overlooking
Sandy Lane Beach, her sprawling crew
(including her mother, aunt, manager, and
three personal photographers) is busy at work. Mean-
while, the Lanvin-clad superstar is tucked into a corner,
mid–duck face. She’s posing with her new M.A.C. Viva
Glam lipstick while her bestie–cum–staff photographer,
Melissa Forde, snaps pics. Images of the new shade have
just mysteriously leaked into the blogosphere, sending
her handlers into a dizzying panic. But not RiRi; she’s as
cool as a cucumber, even in 100 percent humidity.
As the new face of M.A.C. Viva Glam, the singer is
following in the footsteps of Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj in
an effort to support the M.A.C. AIDS Fund, which has
raised a remarkable $300 million in the fight against HIV
and AIDS. The cause, RiRi tells me as we cozy up on the
couch, is close to her heart: “I’ve been around so many
people who have been affected by HIV and AIDS. It’s my
turn to spread awareness. Because when people don’t talk
about this, they feel like it’s not happening.” And that
couldn’t be further from the truth.
According to UNAIDS—a United Nations partner-rr
ship that focuses on universal access to HIV prevention,
treatment, care, and support—approximately 2,300 young
people become infected with HIV each day. Even scarier:
Globally, HIV infection rates are twice as high in young
women ages 15 to 24 as they are in young men. “Nobody is
safe unless you protect yourself,” the star says ardently,
fixing her piercing green eyes on me.
Many will argue that Rihanna is an unlikely role
model to spread the gospel of safe sex, what with her
racy Instagram feed and explicit music videos (I mean,
have you seen “Pour It Up”?). But with a whopping
125,887,954 followers at press time (me included!), the
undisputed fact is: Girl’s got our attention. And according
to @badgalriri, she wants to use it for good. “My contri-
bution is that every penny from the cost of this lipstick
and Lipglass goes to help someone who really needs it,”
she says. “I am doing this especially for young girls.”
Reflecting on her own teen years, the reformed
tomboy admits she was a late bloomer in the dating game
due to one unwavering barrier: a strict mom. (She says
her flat chest and mosquito-bitten skin didn’t help, either:
“It was a horrible combination!”) “I wasn’t allowed to date.
At 13 my mom would tell me, ‘You can have a boyfriend
when you’re 16.’ And then at 16 she’d say, ‘I never said
that—and as a matter of fact, it’s 40!’” (When she tells me
this, I hear her mother giggle from across the room.)
As RiRi opens up about everything from her
hard-to-imagine awkward phase to her mission to
save lives one lipstick at a time, the
most beautiful girl in the world
gets, well, even more beautiful.
QUEENElaine Welteroth meets
her style icon, Rihanna,
GET RIHANNA’S BEAUTY SECRETS
AND READ MORE FROM THE
INTERVIEW ON TEENVOGUE.COM.
LIVING LA VIVA GLAM
“It’s red, but I wanted it to
be frosty with a creamier
finish, so it’s softer than
RiRi Woo,” Rihanna says.
“The more people who
can wear it, the more
lives are impacted.”
M.A.C. Viva Glam Rihanna
Lipstick, $16. Macy’s.
ALL EYES ON RI
MARNI Eau de
Parfum, $155 for
4 oz. Nordstrom.
crimson crushBe my valentine! Ten ways to
sport red this season.
NARS Guy Bourdin
Lacquered Lip Case (part of
set), $49. narscosmetics.com.
Blush in Berry, $26.
Saks Fifth Avenue.
SONIA KAK SA HUK Red Promisia Body
Eau de Parfum, $98 for
2.5 oz. Bloomingdale’s.
Red, $22. sephora.com
CLINIQUE A Different
Nail Enamel in Happy
Heart, $13. Macy’s.
FRESH Sugar Passion Tinted Lip
Treatment SPF 15, $23. Sephora.
MAKE UP FOR
$39. Make Up For
try the trend.
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COULD BE FEATURED ONLINE!
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Lip Color in Cherry
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The U.K.’s newest It chick, Suki Waterhouse,
reimagines plush sixties style (and unrequited
love) with Britain’s bad boy next door, Max
Cocking, on a secret London rendezvous.
Photographed by Ben Weller.
Suki wears a Topshop coat, $158,
and tank, $56. Mauro Grifoni
trousers, $255. Roger Vivier bag.
Max wears a Prada jacket, shirt, and
pants. Details, see In This Issue.
FASHION EDITOR: NANCY ROHDE.
THE NEW GIRL
Carven coat and shoes. Marc
Jacobs bag. Hue tights, $14.
Details, see In This Issue.
TO THE MAX
Max wears a Louis Vuitton
jacket. Burberry Prorsum
sweater and shirt. Paul
Smith trousers, $330.
Suki wears a Louis Vuitton
bolero and skirt. Miu Miu
crop top, $440. Roger
Suki wears a Victoria, Victoria
Beckham dress. Dita Eyewear
glasses, $390. Max wears a
Burberry Prorsum coat and
vest. Richard James shirt,
$250. Paul Smith tie, $165.
Details, see In This Issue.
Tommy Hilfiger dress.
Look extra luminous by mixing
your favorite foundation with
two pumps of Burberry Fresh
Glow Fluid Base.
“My style is influenced by Natalie Portman in Léon,
Goldie Hawn in Shampoo, Jane Fonda in Klute, Ike
and Tina Turner, Boogie Nights, Vivienne Westwood,
Pattie Boyd, and Marianne Faithfull in The Girl on a
Motorcycle—she’s my ultimate icon.”
“I’m constantly shopping!”
admits the model-actress, seen
here in her closet. “I talk myself
into it and make the best logical
excuses for buying something.
I love Burberry, Preen, Jonathan
Saunders, J.W. Anderson, and
especially Simone Rocha.”
IN A KATE
With Harry Stylesat the BurberryProrsum spring2014 runway show
THIS CHARMING MAN “I can be very
British! I studied English lit at university,
I drink a lot of tea (sometimes with
my pinkie pointing out), I have
gaps between all my teeth, I like to
have a roast dinner every Sunday,
I love Marmite, and I apologize for
DAYDREAM BELIEVER “To me,
America is just like one big episode of
Friends/s 90210/0 Breaking Bad. And loads
ALL SHOOK UP “I love Elvis Presley and would deﬁnitely say he
inﬂuences my style with the carefree vibe he gave off.”
BIG BROTHER “Growing up with a disabled brother has made me
hyperaware of the difﬁculties and prejudices people face in life
and has made me a more patient person. He inspires me so much
because he ﬁnds pleasure and enjoyment in everything he does,
even the little mundane things.”
I strive to live
with no limits.
I want my eyes
Burberry Prorsum coat,
shirt, and clutch. Details,
see In This Issue. In this
story: hair, Mark Hampton
for Toni&Guy Hair Meet
Hiromi Ueda using
Dior; manicure, Jenny
Longworth at CLM Hair
& Makeup; production,
TheVoiceAriana Grande has blown up as
the girl with the powerhouse pipes.
The triple threat—actress, singer,
and songwriter—gets honest
about her crazy, charmed life.
Photographed by Sebastian Kim.
malfunction, and it isn’t her voice, either
(she’s fully recovered from a vocal-cord
hemorrhage suffered in September).The
thepetitestaronstageinagrande-size chicken costume
without anyone spotting her.So much for glamour.
Says the 20-year-old singer with a laugh: “I am the first
in line to make an absolute fool out of myself.”
There’s nothing foolish, however, about Ariana’s
emergence this year as an undeniable force in pop music.
Hollywood is littered with actresses who have fleetingly
dipped a manicured toe in the waters of the music
industry, but Ariana flipped the script with YoursTruly,
pairing killer vocals with a hot R&B sound to earn a
permanent spot in our hearts and iPhones. “The Way”
was the song of the summer, and Yours Truly opened aty
number one on the Billboard 200 chart—something no
female artist has done with a debut album since Ke$ha’s
Animal in 2010. If Ariana’s relevance was at all in doubt,l
check out this endorsement from Katy Perry, who praised
Arianaina recent interview,saying shehas“thebest
femalevocalin pop music today.” What’s most surprising
about Ariana’s career: It’s very possible that some of her
massive fan base has no idea she’s also the star of
Nickelodeon’s highest-rated live-action sitcom,Sam&Cat,
TEENVOGUE.COM94 FEBRUARY 2014 WorldMags.netWorldMags.net
Ariana wears a Mother of Pearl shirt.
Victoria’s Secret Designer Collection bra,
$178. Milo’ skirt. Cult Gaia headband,
$138. Gillian Steinhardt earrings, $280.
Juicy Couture necklace. On index finger:
Loren Stewart ring, $138. On middle finger:
Baccarat ring. Details, see In This Issue.
FASHION EDITOR: MICHELLE CAMERON.
I would love to
do a girl power
duet. There are
that I admire
he bit with the chicken suit goes off without a
hitch. (When two superfans realize they’ve been
standing next to Ariana for 10 minutes, the look
on their faces is priceless.) Though for bigger
laughs, Kimmel could have simply put a camera
in her dressing room. Rocking five-inch heels
and a sparkly skater dress, and seated alongside her date,
The Wanted’s Nathan Sykes (who’d just flown in), she
settled her nerves by singing a theatrical version of Miley
Cyrus’s “We Can’t Stop” in a voice that would be more
appropriate on a Broadway stage than in a pop star’s
greenroom. “It sounded funny to hear ‘we all so turnt up’
in an operatic voice,” Ariana says later. “I was making
myself laugh so hard. I think I find myself funnier than
everybody else might.”
Ariana has always marched to the beat of her own
drum, if not her own full electronic band. It’s two weeks
since Kimmel, and we’re seated at a coffee shop near her
home in Los Angeles while she talks about her unlikely
path to stardom: the little girl with a big singing voice who
made it all the way from Boca Raton, Florida, to Los
Angeles, swapping Rainbow flip-flops for YSL heels while
remaining true to herself. Acting was almost an accident.
“When I was a child,” she says, “the few things I watched
were horror movies and Judy Garland films.” But an open
casting call led to a role in the Broadway musical 13 and
then an invitation to L.A. Sipping an iced latte, she focuses
those giant brown eyes and spells out her trajectory: “13,
curtain call, L.A., the rest of my life, this interview.”
Like all good overnight success stories, there was
nothing genuinely overnight about Ariana’s fame. When
Nickelodeon’s Victorious was canceled after three
seasons, Ariana despaired. However, her character, Cat,
was given her own spin-off show. Before Yours Truly’s
soaring ballads established Ariana as a legitimate artist
with well-earned comparisons to Mariah Carey, Ariana
watched as a bubblegum-pop single she’d recorded came
and went. At every step, she held tight to her dream,
perhaps having learned the value of determination in the
same place we all did: the playground. She calls the girls at
her childhood school in South Florida “the worst,” adding:
“They would start rumors for the most ridiculous
reasons.” Ariana never went to the prom, and she never
looked back, either. “I didn’t have a craving to do any of
that,” she says. “Maybe it’s because I wasn’t cool at school.”
When the time was finally right, Ariana was wise
enough to not jump the gun—she and her team spent
three years defining her sound before releasing a track.
But what’s perhaps most interesting about her debut
album is the way it flirts with sexuality. While Ariana
rarely offends, she’s happy to let others do the boundary-
pushing for her. “You a princess to the public but a freak
when it’s time,” raps Mac Miller on “The Way.” It’s worth
noting that while Mac was writing that verse, Ariana was
in the kitchen baking cookies for him. (Seriously.) Her
track “Better Left Unsaid” was originally titled “Tipsy.” But
Ariana changed the lyric “Don’t blame me, I’m tipsy” to
“Don’t play me, just kiss me.” She says: “I’m 20 years old. I
can’t have a lyric about drinking.” While a skeptic might
accuse Ariana of toeing that line out of fear of alienating
her younger fans, the argument doesn’t seem to track. Yes,
she drives a very grown-up Range Rover Sport and extols
the virtues of kale salads from LifeFood Organic. But she’s
also the girl who named her new rescue dog after a
character in the animated film The Aristocats. She carries
a Miu Miu purse, but her favorite shoes are still from
nastygal.com. She’s not calculating. She just happens to be
figuring it all out for herself in real time, in front of her
11 million–plus Twitter followers.
Make no mistake: Ariana is in control of her voice,
onstage and off. Take the tweet addressing accusations
that she cheated on her then boyfriend Jai Brooks with
Nathan Sykes. “Know your truth...,” she wrote. “Never let
any man discredit u or the values you were raised with.”
Of the haters, she says here directly: “For a very long
time it affected me. And I was like, ‘But they don’t know
the story!’ or ‘But they don’t know me!’ And my friends
were like, ‘That’s the thing. They don’t know you and
they never will. You can’t let a 12-year-old in Minnesota
ruin your day.’” Ariana no longer takes her cues from
retweets but rather from the people who know her best.
She recalls a recent time when her nearest and dearest
spoke up: “I was dating a boy who made me a different
person. And my family was like, ‘You’ve lost your light.
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do things because they will look
a certain way. I try to keep it real
with my fans.” However, that
doesn’t mean she’s ready to give
all of herself over—some things
are sacred. “I’m a lot shier than
people think. I don’t go online
when I’m dealing with sh*t. This
is a very amazing time in my life,
but also the most stressful. I’m
adjusting and I’m learning.”
Though Yours Truly is still
in heavy rotation on the radio,
Ariana is already heading back
into the studio to work with
superproducers Babyface and
Harmony Samuels on her next
effort, due out this spring. And
you can bet she’s channeling all
that fresh life experience into
her music. On a recent flight
home from New York, Ariana
wrote lyrics for five hours
straight. “I love the sound of
Yours Truly, but I don’t want to
feel like I have to do exactly
that. I would love to do a girl
power duet,” she says when
asked about the possibility of
working with someone like
Demi Lovato. “There are so
many female artists that I
admire.” As for a tour, Ariana is
thinking less about pyrotechnics
and costume changes and more
about the sound, citing Bruno
Mars as an inspiration. “I want
lots of live music and a big
band,” she says. With that,
Ariana takes a last sip of her latte
and disappears. She’s working around the clock almost
literally, filming Sam & Cat during the day and heading
into the studio at night, sometimes working until five in
the morning. (“The engineers will be like, ‘Can we go
home?’ I’m like, ‘Sure, I’ll work Pro Tools.’”) Every night,
when she gets home from the recording studio, she’ll do a
30-minute workout routine put together by her
choreographer, Isaac Calpito. How she manages this
while looking camera-ready, we’ll never know. Though
she does let us in on a secret about her hair. How much of
it is hers? “Ten percent?” she muses with a laugh.
That’s Ariana: dark comedy in a pink Pop Rocks
package. Before she goes, I ask if she’s thought about
moving out of her mom’s house. “Not yet,” she says,
reminding us: “I’m still young!” —MICKEY RAPKIN
ou are constantly distracted.’ If I waited too
long to text him back, it was like the end of the
world. And it was just a very unhealthy
relationship.” Of her long-distance love with
current flame Nathan, she says, “It’s not as
tough as people would think. We have the same music
manager, so we can see each other’s schedules and plan
little trips as often as we can.” But they like to mix play
with work, too: Ariana hopes to duet with him again in
the future. “I feel like I always have to sing a little harder
when he’s around,” she says, smiling.
With her Audrey Hepburn style and always-perfect
makeup, one could mistake Ariana for a starlet cooked up
in a Young Hollywood factory. But as she points out: “I’m
not like a little robot at all. I’m a real person. I don’t try to
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shot in front of her
them to her boyfriend. In one of the images she wore a pair
of white underwear; inthe others she was completely
naked. “He promised not to send them to anyone,” Hannah
says. “I made him promise me a thousand times.”
Monthslater,after the couple had broken up, Hannah
began to suspect that the pictureshad gotten around her
highschool. “Boys would say thingsinclass or throw their
phone numbers at me inthe hallways,” she recalls.“Once, a
guy told a friend of mine that he’dseen some pictures of me,
but I justthought,There’s no possible way.”
It wasn’t until the summer after Hannah’s senior year
that she found out just how many people had seen the
photos, and would seethem still: A girl from her class
messagedHannahto say that the picshad been postedon
an anonymous image-sharing site—along with her first
name, highschool, and yearof graduation. Hannah’s
Facebook account was soon floodedwithfriend requests
and messages from people she didn’t know. “Lots of kids my
age,” she says,“but mucholder guys,too.”
By now, most girls are well aware of the dangers of
sexting, which extend far beyond a small-scale scandal.
Some states consider it a crime if teens own or distribute
these types of photos, and charges have even been filed
for simply storing someone’s naked snapshot on a phone.
Yet the number of young people who sext keeps growing.
A study published in 2012 in the Archives of Pediatrics &
Adolescent Medicine found that more than half of 14- to
19-year-olds have been asked to send a nude photo of
themselves to someone, while 31 percent had done the
asking, and 28 percent had followed through—higher
numbers than those found in earlier studies.
Here’s what’s unsettling: As sexting has risen in
popularity, the consequences have grown far more
serious. According to estimates, hundreds of websites now
specialize in the anonymous—and unauthorized—posting
of girls’ explicit photos, often accompanied by details
about where they live or go to school, along with links to
their social media accounts. In many cases, the photos are
of people like Hannah who, at some point, had willingly
supplied them to someone they knew. “Before, images
might have been shown or passed around to other kids in
person, which is bad enough,” says Danielle Citron, a law
professor at the University of Maryland School of Law and
the author of an upcoming book about online harassment
called Hate Crimes in Cyberspace. “But now they’re being
posted online in very public and permanent forums.”
According to the U.K.’s Internet Watch Foundation,
self-generated content is also now a major source of what
pedophiles look at online; one study found more than
12,000 photos and videos teens had taken across nearly 70
pedophilic websites. And while boys can be targets too,
the majority of those affected are female—as many as 86
percent. Not surprisingly, the victims of unwanted photo
posting often experience severe emotional distress, ruined
relationships with family and friends, difficulty
concentrating at school or work, and bullying or even
stalking by others who have seen their photos.
showThat provocative pic can quickly go from your
phone to a pedophile porn site. Teen Vogue reports
on yet another reason to think before you sext.
Photographed by Jennifer Livingston.
But there can bea more malicious system at work
here than just vindictive ex-boyfriends: Hackers are
stealing picsfrom girls’ phones and computers, and
accessing “private” photosfrom socialnetworkingsites.
Citron tells the story of a student who recently came to her
for help after a classmate received an alarming e-mail out
of the blue. “It said, ‘I have your naked photos and I’m
going to send them to yourfatherunlessyou send me
more,’” Citronsays.“Then the person used the images to
create a fake Facebook profile in her name.” The girl had
no idea how the harasser had gotten the photos off her
computer—and no idea how to stop him from posting
them wherever he pleased.
For California native Kayla, there was less of a
mystery,not that it softenedthe blow. When her topless
selfie (along with her full name, city, and a screenshot of
her Twitter account) was posted on a website called Is
Anyone Up?, she barely left her house for months. “I was
just so embarrassed. I didn’t want to go anywhere,” she
recalls.She’d taken the photo one night when she was just
“messingaround” infront of her bedroom mirror. “It was
the first time I evertook a picture like that,”she says.
In September a photo of 17-year-old Rehteah Parsons popped up in an ad for the dating
site ionechat.com, under the heading “Find Love in Canada.” The problem, aside from
the fact that her photo was lifted and she was underage? The Canadian teen had
committed suicide months before. “The company who used her picture wasn’t being
smart, but they also weren’t doing it to be mean—they didn’t even know whose photo
it was,” says Parry Aftab, an Internet privacy and security lawyer, and the founder of
stopcyberbullying.org. Why does it happen? Laziness: “Advertisers want to save money by
taking photos from other people, and they think no one will notice,” she says. The site was
soon shut down. —J.G.
THE DATING SITE
Thinking it would be safe, she e-mailed it to herself and
filed it away in a folder called “pics,” which, she later
learned, a hacker accessed by first compromising her
Facebook account, then using the information there to
figure out her e-mail password.
Though some girls have filed civil suits to try to fight
back, mostof the websitesthat hostthese photosare
protected by a federal law that saysthey’re not responsible
for what their users post. Only two states have laws that
make uploading unauthorized explicit content to such
sites a crime—New Jersey and California, though others
haveproposals inthe works—but even still, the lawsaren’t
doesn’t protect victims who took the photosthemselves).
Meanwhile, “these images can become a permanent and
crushingpartof youronline identity,” Citron says,
especially since for every sitethat getsshut down, another
popsup, often withmany of the same images. According
to the Cyber CivilRightsInitiative, 11percent of
“involuntaryporn” victims reportthat theyeven have
It’s not just skeezy sites that are using your pics. See the other
ways you could become an unintentional Internet star.
Remember the popular “angry hipster
girl” meme, at left? That’s 22-year-old Kate
Killet, who dressed up one Halloween
as a stereotypical hipster, snapped the
now famous photo of herself, and posted
it to her social media accounts for fun.
Fast-forward a few years, and suddenly
she was seeing her face all over the web,
captioned with snarky text like “I hate
all those things.” Her picture had been
repurposed and edited without her per-
mission, all for the sake of creating a viral
meme. Being turned into a joke can be
hurtful, but in Kate’s case she shrugs it off.
“It’s the nature of the Internet,” she says.
Nevertheless, if your image becomes a
meme and it’s passed around via Twit-
ter, you can ask the person behind the
original tweet to remove it, automatically
deleting all direct retweets. —J.G.
THE DIET PILL AD
You lost weight and, hello, you’re proud. So you post a before-and-after shot on your blog or
your Tumblr, only to later see it in an ad for a diet pill that you absolutely didn’t take, much less
endorse. These deceptive marketing ploys claim girls lost weight in sometimes as few
as 30 days with a shortcut method like a “fat-melting supplement,” when, in reality, it
was a year or more of hard work, squats, and salads. Happen to you? Look online
for the press contact or public relations department of the product, and send an
e-mail requesting the photo be removed.—JESSICA GIRDWAIN
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104 FEBRUARY 2014
n New York City’s industrial-chic TriBeCa neighbor-
hood, a small army is gathered to prep for A$AP
Rocky’s first Teen Vogue photo shoot. The set is
around 20 stops on the 1 train (which the star not-so-
lovingly raps about on his debut album) from the
Harlem streets where he perfected his craft. But he’s not
coming from his native home, where, at 8 years old, the
boy known as Rakim Mayers first started freestyling with
the encouragement of his older brother, who was tragically
killed five years later. Instead, Rocky, as he prefers to be
called, arrives fresh off a jet from Los Angeles, where he’s
been working on his sophomore record. The second he
walks through the door, all eyes are on him.
Astheeveningunfolds,I realize Rocky’s notyour
typicalrapper.Yes,he’sdeckedoutin a Balenciaga varsity
jacket,aSupremehoodie,andmulticoloredRaf Simons kicks.
Butthere’sno entourageinsight; only a lone assistant, A$AP
Lou,followswith Rocky’ssleek Goyardtravel bag on his arm.
(Ilaterlearn thatLouisasuperfan the performer recruitedata
show.)Evenmoretellingisthearticulate, thoughtful, and
genuinelyhumblepersonIfind when we chatmano a mano
attheendofhisphoto sessionwithmodel Kyra Green.
Hisgroundednessisasurprising discovery, consider-
ingthe25-year-old’sastronomical rise to become one of
the—ifnotthe— mostbuzzed-aboutyoung talents in the
worldofrap.Caseinpoint:When he signeda multimillion-
dollardealwith Polo GroundsMusic/RCARecords, Rocky,
whogrewupinabrokenfamily thatscrapedto getby, made
dealsandbuycars,orgo to the clubs andmake itrain.I used
themoneyasaninvestmentinmy album,” he says.
NATIONRapper, fashion aficionado, and ultimate cool guy A AP
Rocky gives Anthony Rotunno a look into his stylish world.
Photographed by Jason Kibbler.
Kyra wears an A$AP
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A$AP Rocky wears his
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Kyra wears a Christopher
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(in hand). Cast of Vices
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Alexander McQueen shirt,
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JUICINGSo, every celebrity in Tinseltown is fueled by green juice,
right? And sipping kale smoothies and apple-pear-carrot
water instead of having a burger does feel like a virtuous
way to go. But “the devil’s in the details,” says Donald
Hensrud, M.D., an associate professor of nutrition and
preventive medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Min-
nesota. “Juice has more calories per volume than whole
vegetables or fruits. To get a decent-size glass of OJ, you’d
need about four to ﬁve oranges. When would you ever
sit down and eat ﬁve oranges at once?” Dr. Hensrud notes
that, in general, juicing strips out the ﬁber from whatever
gets squeezed into your cup, provides too little protein,
and has a high glycemic load—which could mean extra
selves by juicing—that’s why we have kidneys. Your body
does it naturally,” says New York City nutritionist Keri Gans,
R.D., author of The Small Change Diet. “And many report
side effects like feeling weak, irritable, exhausted—and, P.S.,
hungry! When the words side effects come up in a diet, that
should be a warning in and of itself: This is not something
you should do.”
THE PALEO DIETThispopularplanisallabouteatingthewayourancestors
VEGANISMExperts agree that going vegan—where you pass up not
just meat and ﬁsh but anything that comes continued ➤ 122
can be bad for you?
You can spot most fad diets a million miles away. (Eat nothing but baby
food all day? Yeah, pass.) But lately you’re hearing less about crash
courses and more about health kicks: cleanses, reboots, detoxes. These
increasingly popular trends seem as if they might actually make your
body look and feel better, but are they good for you? Experts discuss
the ﬁve most famous new ways to eat—and whether you should bite.