In which we delve into the innermost secrets of New York-based fashion journalist (and sporadic DD contributor) Rebecca Suhrawardi.
Your favorite qualities in yourself:
Well-read, well-traveled, loyal, honest, healthy, true to myself, talented, independent, smart.
Your favorite qualities in a man / woman:
Honesty, loyalty, health, ambition, talent, old-school values, humility, relaxed (no drama).
Deal-breaker in a man / woman:
Dishonesty, disloyalty, smoking or excessive drinking.
Your favorite date activity:
Anything adventurous! I love to try new things, going places I have never been, seeing things I have never seen, or even as simple as taking a different path on the hiking trail. I love the excitement and sensation of newness.
In the second installation of our highbrow Marcel Proust collaboration, we delve into the inner psyche of New York-based writer (& DD contributor) Julia Reiss.
Your favorite qualities in yourself: I’m compassionate in both thought and action. My ability to see the humor in just about anything. That, and I’m an excellent cook.
Your favorite qualities in a man: Honesty is, without a doubt, number one. A sense of humor, which inherently belies a certain level of intelligence. And being ambitious, but not in a selfish way.
Deal-breaker in a man: Someone who can’t apologize or admit when they’re wrong.
Introducing a new interrogation series, in which we approach awesome humans and attempt to decipher their dating MO via the famed Proust Questionnaire, tweaked to our personal interest. First up: talented writer, Parisian expat, editor-in-chief of Peacock Magazine and seasoned Dbag Dating contributor, Jordan Nadler!
Your favorite qualities in yourself: I am incredibly loyal to the people I love. And for better or worse, I am a creative person and can never really shut that button off.
Your favorite qualities in a man / woman: Equal parts wit and intelligence.
Deal-breaker in a man / woman: A lack of any of the above stated qualities. Also, there are certain…skills…that are not negotiable.