Timmy Mania and Toxic Highs
“which way is soho”
Timothée Chalamet wore a shimmery halter top to Venice Film Festival; teens are hiring makeup artists for school; and the Hot Girl Walk is taking over TikTok.
WHAT DO NEW YORK CITY INFLUENCERS DO ALL DAY?, thecut
They asked the “rising class of New York City-based influencers” what the heck they do all day, and it is eye-opening, to say the least.
“I absolutely reach for my phone when I wake up. I’ve recently discovered that finance guys jog the West Side Highway around 7 a.m., which has served as great motivation to get my ass there. Then camera ready by 10 a.m.” — Serena Kerrigan (pictured above)
THE BEST CITIES FOR GENERATION Z, nyt
Atlanta finished first, with its large Gen Z population and many parks helping to offset its pricier housing. Second was Minneapolis, which scored well for its large Gen Z population and low unemployment rate.
THE JUNIOR BANKERS HAVE MADE A STARTLING DISCOVERY, curbed
Reporter Clio Chang puts it better than I ever could: “The firm, which is financing the end of the world and generally in the business of ruining people’s lives, had reached an ‘all-time toxic high’ The vibes are off.” (She’s truly hilarious; read the whole thing.)
WHAT GENERATION Z WANTS FROM A BUSINESS MASTERS, ft
Anne-Fleur Goll concluded her impassioned HEC Paris commencement speech with a plea to tackle climate change: “Every cog drives the system and you can be one of them. Merci beaucoup.” Her speech received a standing ovation from the hall of more than 1,000 graduates, prompted calls from a dozen journalists and led to some 2,000 invitations to connect on LinkedIn.
THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF SHEIN, nyt
In one Facebook group, people post Shein looks worn to birthday dinners or divorce hearings, on vacations and at musical festivals, for themed boudoir shoots or for their children’s first days of school. They share screenshots of their staggering orders: a first-time shopper who paid $796 for 79 items; another who spent more than $2,800 on Shein over six months, with payments split up on Afterpay.
MY 14-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER SNAPPED A VENICE SELFIE WITH TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET, variety
This is honestly so charming and probably the only dispatch worth reading from Venice. One can only consume so many DWD hot takes.
One last thought: