Jillian Mercado Who Am I? 1

Who Am I ?


An Introduction to JILLIAN MERCADO

January 2011

1: Who am I?

The name is Jillian Mercado. A born and raised New Yorker. Living life to the fullest.

2: What do you do and what project are you currently working on?

I’m a fashion blogger with a Blog called Manufactured1987, blogging about fashion, my inspirations, living in NYC and showing the world how amazing the power of will can be. Also the new ‘Who Am I?’ Column Editor for PMc Magazine.

3: Where are you from and where are you going?

I live on the Upper West Side and have been for as long as I know. Sky’s not the limit I still have the universe, so who knows where I’ll go.

4: Who is your biggest hero?

People who break stereotypes, limits, barriers. My Family, friends and people who I have had the pleasure of meeting.

5: What book is your bible?

My all time favorite book is Blindness by Jose Saramago. I also have read all the Charlaine Harris The Sookie Stackhouse Series. I’m a huge True Blood fan.

6: What are some things you love?  And some things you hate?

I love surrounding myself with creative people, fashion, late nights talking with friends, chocolate, pasta, ice cream, going to concerts, watching movies at the theater, traveling, laying on the beach watching stars, and laughing so hard i start tearing up.

I dislike stairs, which is pretty much a inside joke for those who hang out with me, I also don’t like when I order my shack shake burger without tomatoes and they choose to ignore the fact.

7: What is your raison d’être?

To find something beautiful with in life, no matter how slight.

8: What is your favorite color?

A mix of lilac and magenta.

9: Who is your favorite comic book superhero?

Rorschach from Watchmen, I love the movie too but in the comic book he has a special place in my heart.

10: What is your favorite NYC hot spot?

Sadly it’s now closed, but I use to go to Barnes and Noble on 72nd and Broadway all the time.

I enjoy walking, reading and people watching along riverside park in the spring and summer time. If you want great food/wine, I love Carmines- I’m a big pasta fan.

11: What turns you on?

Guys in suits

12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?

If you had to be trapped in a TV show for a month, which show would you choose?

Jillian Mercado is a New York Fashion Blogger and currently the ‘Who Am I?’ Column Editor for PMc Magazine. Fashionista from day to night.


Jillian Mercado’s Fashion Blog

Twitter: @jilly_peppa


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PMc Magazine

Questions by PMc Magazine

Photography by Jillian Mercado

Design by Jillian Mercado


Jillian Mercado, self portrait NYC, 2010, Photography by Jillian Mercado

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