Bite off more than you can chew, and chew as fast as you can. It’s something I heard along the way during my intern days that stuck with me. It’s an excellent reminder that the more you challenge yourself, the more you grow. A healthy work ethic and a can-do attitude is what I value most when I’m hiring.
Mimi with the School of American Ballet in “Strictly Ballet” for Teen Vogue’s web series, 2014. Photograph by Will Davidson/Teen Vogue.
Mimi wears a Louis Vuitton jacket and headdress. Teen Vogue editor in chief Amy Astley is responsible for the magazine’s latest foray into the world of intense ballet training. As a teen, she studied at the Joffrey Ballet in NYC and at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s summer program.
Teen Vogue May 2014 View, Editor: Jane Keltner De Valle, Fashion News Feed ft. Elliphant, Photographed by Clarke Tolton, Fashion Stylist: Kris Zero, Hair: Charlie Taylor for Living Proof, Makeup: Adam Breuchaud using Chanel Les Beiges
i was up for a job i’m realistically under qualified for but for whatever reason the universe allowed someone to take a chance on me ! so around fashion week i’ll start as the associate fashion editor at racked, helping them reinvent their entire brand and be the start of their proper market team 💭💫💸🙋🏽