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Karlie Kloss- By Diane von Furstenberg

The model millennial

Karlie Kloss is the epitome of the ideal American millennial woman. Since being discovered at 13, she has become a major model and a 34-time Vogue cover girl. I’ve worked with her on many campaigns, as I love her personality and the fact that she is her own woman. In spite of becoming financially independent at a very young age, Karlie continues to study and improve herself while remaining very close to her family in St. Louis.

Passionate and fearless, Karlie has also become a full-fledged entrepreneur: she shares her stories and others’ on her YouTube channel Klossy. She collaborated with Warby Parker to benefit Edible Schoolyard NYC. She supports young women learning to code, all while continuing her long-standing partnership with Momofuku Milk Bar to benefit Feed and the Council of Fashion Designers of America. As a model, a businesswoman, a young philanthropist and a force on social media, she doesn’t just connect with her generation—she leads it, inspiring young women around the world to become the women they want to be, just as she has done so beautifully.

Diane Von Furstenberg is a fashion designer and chair of the CFDA

Karlie Kloss By Diane von Furstenberg

The model millennial

Karlie Kloss is the epitome of the ideal American millennial woman. Since being discovered at 13, she has become a major model and a 34-time Vogue cover girl. I’ve worked with her on many campaigns, as I love her personality and the fact that she is her own woman. In spite of becoming financially independent at a very young age, Karlie continues to study and improve herself while remaining very close to her family in St. Louis.

Passionate and fearless, Karlie has also become a full-fledged entrepreneur: she shares her stories and others’ on her YouTube channel Klossy. She collaborated with Warby Parker to benefit Edible Schoolyard NYC. She supports young women learning to code, all while continuing her long-standing partnership with Momofuku Milk Bar to benefit Feed and the Council of Fashion Designers of America. As a model, a businesswoman, a young philanthropist and a force on social media, she doesn’t just connect with her generation—she leads it, inspiring young women around the world to become the women they want to be, just as she has done so beautifully. (x)

I don’t like the word ‘foodie’ or how people, usually white liberals, get so fucking snobby about food, how they wax pompous about the 8 micro-courses they had at some kind of hip fusion restaurant that so-and-so’s vegan hairdresser heard about when they were in portland eating Thai food in a cafe founded by a young pink man     

I want to live in a world where food is accessible, like what Alice Waters has done with the Edible Schoolyard 

get kids involved, show them how to grow food everywhere, in cities, on patios, in their own backyards, show them that they matter and their thoughts about life and food matter, and tell them that how they prepare food is important, how they take care of everything and learn and produce their own creations is important