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Meet Meri-Leigh

Meet Meri-Leigh

Name: Meri-Leigh Hollowell

Title: Talent Acquisition Executive, JBCStyle

Location: New York, NY

Recruiting specialty: Sales and Production

I became a recruiter because … I love fashion and I love those who create fashion

Favorite designer: Rebecca Taylor

Celebrity crush(es): Ryan Gosling, John Mayer, Drake, Vince Vaughn … just to name a few

Favorite place in New York City: The path around the reservoir in Central Park 

Best interview tip: Less is more. Don’t overdo the hair, makeup, perfume, or accessories. And RELAX.

If I could be an animal I would be … My English Bulldog, G – she lives the good life!

Dream vacation: The Amalfi Coast in Italy

Sweet or salty: SALTY

In my spare time I … Play with my puppy, “G”; cook; paint my nails; watch movies

Fashion or Beauty Tip: Use your straightener to curl your hair – it creates natural waves rather than Shirley Temple ringlets. And red lipstick will ALWAYS make you feel prettier.

Favorite item in my closet: My Jeffrey Campbell clogs

Restaurant I would recommend: Locanda Verde in Tribeca and The Meatball Shop in the LES, open till 4am

Favorite music artist/band: Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Florence+ Machine, John Mayer, DMB, Sleighbells

Favorite quote: “Be present.”