Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers: Jill Kargman

September 7, 2016

Photo by Pamela Berkovic
If you haven't tuned into Bravo's Odd Mom Out you are seriously missing out. Our friend Jill Kargman stars in and created the scripted series, which follows an Upper East Side mom as she takes on everything from the Hamptons to school admissions. It will have you laughing out loud (we promise!) and so will her newest collection of essays, Sprinkle Glitter On My Grave, which is out this month. We asked Jill to talk to us about personal style, her new book and her favorite UES spot as our latest Mover & Shaker. Check out her interview and shop her Veronica Beard picks below!

NAME & OCCUPATION:

Jill Kargman, writer and newly-minted actress

FIRST THING YOU DO IN THE MORNING:

Drink an iced coffee- even in January.

BEST ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED:

"Write like you talk." - From my dad

DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE:

Morticia Addams meets Sicilian Widow.

YOUR STYLE ICON:

Evan Green as Artemesia in 300: Rise Of An Empire.

THREE THINGS YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT:

My family, humor, food/travel experiences.
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YOUR UPPER EAST SIDE UNIFORM:

Black satin tights and boots, a black dress, leather jacket.


THE BEAUTY PRODUCT YOU SWEAR BY:

SK-II face masks.


WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL CONFIDENT?

A blowout and a glass of red.


YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE:

Chocolate chip bread pudding.


ONE THING YOU NEVER LEAVE THE HOUSE WITHOUT:

My Filofax.

DREAM DINNER PARTY GUESTS:

My bridesmaids in my wedding who are still my sisters after 15 years.

DESCRIBE MOTHERHOOD IN THREE WORDS:

Exhausting, exhilarating, fun.
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YOUR FAVORITE EPISODE OF ODD MOM OUT:

Hmmmm...I guess "The O.D.D. Couple" [Season 2, Episode 205] since it was so personal. Also "Brooklandia" from Season 1.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR NEW BOOK, SPRINKLE GLITTER ON MY GRAVE. HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FROM YOUR LAST COLLECTION OF ESSAYS?

It's sort of a companion piece to Sometimes I Feel Like a Nut because it's formatted the same way with lists and doodles and essays about New York and family; it's a dark comedy but anecdotal and a fun keyhole into Upper East Side life.

WHEN IT COMES TO WRITING & ACTING, WHO ARE SOME OF YOUR INSPIRATIONS?

Woody Allen, Frances, McDormand, Eva Green, Tim Burton


FAVORITE UPPER EAST SIDE SPOT:

Donohue's

DESCRIBE VERONICA BEARD IN ONE WORD:

Chic

CAMO OR LEOPARD?

Camo

RED LIP OR SMOKY EYE?

Smoky eye

UPTOWN OR DOWNTOWN?

Uptown is the new downtown ;)

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