Magazine impresario Jane Pratt did not speak at last night’s tribute to her departed magazine, Sassy–despite the presence of marquee speaker Tavi Gevinson, the youthful dynamo collaborating on a future venture with Ms. Pratt (about which Ms. Gevinson spoke last night!). Per another speaker, Marisa Meltzer, “she was out of town Read More
Daughters of Sassy
JanePratt.com–the Tavi Gevinson-Jane Pratt Sassy for digital natives–is hiring a Senior Editor, according to a job listing posted on Mediabistro yesterday. Even the job description reflects the casually cool, whip-smart vibe of Sassy.
JK. It sounds like every other job listing ever.
“You must be a self-starter with a strong attention to detail Read More
Tavi Gevinson, the 14-year-old behind the popular “Style Rookie” fashion blog is starting a magazine with Jane Pratt.
Gevinson revealed the plans for the site in a note posted on her blog Friday.
Pratt’s prior magazine ventures Jane and Sassy were both praised as antidotes to the shallow materialism of other women’s titles. Jane Read More
This week’s Page Six Magazine features a profile of former Sassy editor and Jane founder, Jane Pratt. The story, by Deborah Kolben (not online, like nearly all P6M content), has a little tidbit about the editor’s difficult relationship with Condé Nast, the owner (after the corporate shuffle of Fairchild Publication) of her eponymous magazine: It’s Read More
Jane Pratt's eponymous Conde Nast magazine may have folded this summer, but the recent sale of her Greenwich Village townhouse might console her. She got more than the $3.65 million asking price for the three-bedroom, 2,200-square-foot townhouse, the Wall Street Journal reported. She bought it six years ago for nearly $2 million.
Erin Read More
What caused Mademoiselle ,
the Jan Brady of Condé Nast, to finally crumple?
Blame Jane Pratt. When it was closed on Oct. 1, the once
comparatively thoughtful Mademoiselle ,
edited by British import Mandi Norwood,
was still trying to mimic the informal, breaking-the-fourth-wall voice that Ms.
Pratt minted over a decade ago at Sassy Read More
What caused Mademoiselle, the Jan Brady of Condé Nast, to finally crumple?
Blame Jane Pratt. When it was closed on Oct. 1, the once comparatively thoughtful Mademoiselle, edited by British import Mandi Norwood, was still trying to mimic the informal, breaking-the-fourth-wall voice that Ms. Pratt minted over a decade ago at Sassy -a voice that Read More
Art photographer Joyce Baronio recalled the last time she saw art dealer Leo Castelli: It was about a year ago, at a function at the National Arts Club. “I had to go up to him a couple of times,” she said, but when Mr. Castelli, who is 91, recognized her, “It was very poignant and Read More
When Marisa Tomei boarded Donald Trump’s Boeing 727 jet on Dec. 12 for Atlantis, the new 600-acre resort and casino on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, she was carrying Tuleh in her suitcase. It didn’t matter that she had her heart set on a strapless, flouncy, pink, prom-style dress with small purple flowers that was Read More