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Want to know more about the girl behind Palermo Body? We caught up with this week’s city girl, Jessica Morelli, to fire some quick OVERT speed dating questions at her.  

But before we get started, make sure you don’t miss out on the deeper details of her city life + the back story on her journey as the Founder of Palermo body.

Read Jessica’s full Follow The Girl feature, catch up here.

My favorite escape tactic when I feel like I’m going to explode is //

Leave the room/take a walk. I’m very reactive so it helps me force myself to have space and cool my jets to gain perspective.


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Favorite book and why? //

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. It’s full of prejudice and ignorance yet through the innocence of a young girls’ perspective, helps you see how knowledge and understanding can change everything.


Favorite cocktail and what bar? //

Little Branch in the WV. It feels like a true speakeasy in every sense. Nondescript entrance, in a basement that smells slightly reminiscent of mold. Stellar cocktails, with attentive knowledgeable bartenders. Booths for just cocktail sipping, and live music.



One thing people would be surprised to know about you? //

I love the sport of boxing.

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Have a clever wit.

What’s your favorite part of the daily ritual? //



And the most annoying? //



Last night I //

Read a book and fell asleep by 10pm (what a snooozzzzzze)



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Traveling to Palermo for the first time!!!


If I could wave a magic wand I would //

Have the power to Teleport.


Morning or night? //

I’m hardwired to be a night person but working on changing my habits to be a morning person.

Favorite color? //


The best beach I’ve ever been to is //

Had to be one of the many in El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines.

Workout of choice? //


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The one thing I want to do better is //

Manage my time efficiently.


And the thing I kick ass at is //


A moment that blew your mind //

Anytime I see a kid do something for the first time.  

Now that you know Jessica, show her some love and follow her @palermobody.