Given their closeness in age, repeatedly expressed love of The Virgin Suicides and overall obsession with fashion, we knew it was only a matter of time before Tavi Gevinson and Elle Fanning met and became best friends. That time has come.
Tavi got to interview Elle for Rookie and of course the first question is “So, I know that you really like The Virgin Suicides. Can we just freak out over how good it is for a sec?” And from there, the interview just keeps getting better and better. They talk about everything from style inspiration to school uniforms to Marilyn Monroe, but not before a glowing and perfect introduction from Tavi, who calls Elle “the best instant-happiness supplier of all” and “a goddamn fairy” (we agree and the closest we’ve ever come to Elle is seeing her through the window of the Marc by Marc store on Fashion’s Night Out). Here it is in full, because it’s so perfect: