Name: Jessica Sussman
Position: magazine intern
Hometown: Leonia, NJ
Heart is in: Tel Aviv, IL
School: FIT, Advertising and Marketing Communications
Facebook or Myspace: Regrettably, Facebook
Fave blog: Brooklyn Vegan
Fave designer: Phillip Lim 3.1 (for them), Lover (for me)
Best thing about interning at PAPER: Photo shoots and the proximity to Pinkberry.
The worst: Realizing I'm certainly not cut out to be a messenger.
Fave PAPER cover: Jean-Paul Goude's Maggie Cheung cover (Mar 2006).
Fave PAPER person and why: Samantha, because she is kind, quirky and treats me as an equal.
Where do you see yourself in five years: Smiling brightly with rough, bloody soles.
Fave free things you do in NYC: Sampling ice cream shops, salivating/fantasizing in Barney's, picnicking
Fave boutique: Opening Ceremony
Fave restaurant: The best meals I've had in a long time: In NYC: Cru; In Tel Aviv: Carmella Bistro
Fave bar: Black & White (Tuesday nights), Bembe (Every night)
First five songs to shuffle on your iPod:
1. After the Gold Rush - Neil Young
2. Wash the Day Away - TV On The Radio
3. Come Together - Beatles
4. White Palms - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
5. Me, Me, And What Separates Us - Rockfour
What's the best and worst things about being in a 6,000 mile long-long-distance relationship? Best - the empowerment of an iSight; Worst - the intangible factor.
By Blaire Huntley