Kim Mickenberg

Kim Mickenberg is a writer and editor based in Washington, DC.

Age: 27, eek

What I Do, Job-wise: I’m a writer and editor for a huge management consulting firm by day (and sometimes also by night).


What I Do, Fun-wise: Yoga, cooking, making fun of pop culture, compulsively buying and returning clothes.

My Motto: More [insert one or more of the following: salt, coffee, black eyeliner, big, loud jewelry]!

My Anti-Motto: Patience is a virtue.

The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: Brad Pitt

My “celebs to make out with” list: David Duchovny, Brad Pitt

Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

My Most Worn Item of Clothing: $10 black yoga pants from Target (worn to actually practice yoga); black James Perse v-neck tanks (love them so much I have six of the same style); J Brand bootcut jeans (I put ‘em on when I get home from work…unless, of course, I’m going to yoga).


Beauty Products That I Hoard: Bobbi Brown gel eyeliner in black; Nars eyelid primer (the best ever; it’ll change your life); Oribe hair products (any/all of them).

I Smell Like: Before 8 a.m., shampoo; after 8 p.m., yoga; after 9 p.m., shampoo again.