Market editor Aja wants to tighten her butt while sweating as little as possible. “I have bangs now, and I don’t want them to fro up,” she says. No need to sacrifice her hairdo at the gym: Fila resistance shorts compress and help tone glutes — no perspiration necessary.
Like many New York transplants, associate video editor Lauren hopes to write a screenplay. Let’s encourage her: Inspiration, tutorials, and interviews with industry bigwigs, like Mad Men creator and executive producer Matt Weiner, abound on The Writers Guild Foundation DVDs.
Traveling once a month shouldn’t be too hard, but senior features editor Erin is busy enough that even weekend getaways are difficult to come by. Hippie Dannijo backpacks are handmade in Morocco — which happens to be at the top of her to-go list — and encourage last-minute trips.
Clearly some sort of divine intervention is needed for Lauren, our intern who wants to “mentally prepare to meet Zac Efron without fainting or vomiting.” Maybe if she rubs the Aesa praying-hands pendant, she’ll be able to receive her idol without blowing chunks all over His Hairness.
Editorial assistant Jillian really wants to learn to knit, but we don’t want to her dad to feel left out when it comes time to give. Instead of purling flowers, she can start slowly with a manly cashmere scarf kit.