Jess Zaino

Occupation: 
Producer, Writer, Occasional TV Host, Style Ninja, Social Media Pioneer, Good-Time Gal
Home: 
Upper East Side, NYC
Spotted: 
Upper East Side
Own This Look
Hails from: Long Island, NY
 
Her blog: Jess Zaino

What she’s wearing: Shoshanna dress, Tommy Hilfiger trench, Steve Madden wooden heels, L'eggs Profiles, Tarte Lip Stain
 
Fave item in her closet: “My Prada virgin lambswool black dress. I feel like Sophia Loren when I wear it.”
 
Inspirations: “NYC, Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minelli, Dolly Parton, Annie Leibovitz, Fran Lebowitz, Coco Chanel, Edith Piaf, Bianca Jagger, Jerry Hall, Michelle Obama, Milly, Shoshanna, Kate Spade, Chateau Marmont, the Crosby Street Hotel, Lonnymag.com, Tina Fey, Jessica Simpson, Gwyneth Paltrow, my friends, family, love.”
 
Look she’ll be sporting for spring: “Sleeveless Ikat jumpers, Proenza Schouler Perfed Wooden Wedge, Roy Orbison sunglasses by Rodarte for Opening Ceremony and lots of natural gemstone jewels stacked with gold.” 
 
Top online shop: Zappos
 
  
Fave designers: “Lanvin, Shoshanna, and yes, Jessica Simpson.”
 
How she'd describe her style: Cheap Chic. “I can rock an outfit that doesn’t cost lots and yet inspires ‘where’d ya get that?’ on the daily.”
 
Beauty buys: Carol’s Daugher Foam Face Wash and Toner, Ole Henricksen Truth Serum and Express the Truth facial lotion, Molton Brown body wash, L’Oreal EverpureRosemary Mint shampoo and conditioner, Chanel Rouge matte red lipstick, “and Rosebud Salve for everything.”
 
Her 3 scents: Stella Nude, Apothia Child and “my boyfriend’s Tom FordGrey Vetivier.” 
 
Worth the splurge: Travel. “I’m just back from Buenos Aires and readying a trip to Paris, Geneve, Provence and the Italian Riviera in a few weeks.”
 
Free-time fun: Reading, spa-ing, yoga-ing, walking, kissing
 
Where she does Yoga: YogaWorks 
 
Music she grooves to: Charles Trenet, Trace Adkins, Cee-Lo Green, Paul Simon, Slayer
 
Fave restaurant: Yuka on 81st Street 
 
How she’s reducing her carbon footprint: “Changing my lightbulbs to LED, turning off the water while brushing, and investing in global green clothing."

Charities she supports: Human Rights Campaign and Let's Move