Giveaway: “Revenge Wears Prada”

Jun 11, 2013

The Devil returns…

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Last week, Lauren Weisberger–author of The Devil Wears Prada and creator of the greatest villain of the modern age, Miranda Priestly–released the much-anticipated sequel, Revenge Wears Prada.  The plot is summarized thusly:

Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job “a million girls would die for” working for Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine—a dream that turned out to be a nightmare. Andy and Emily, her former nemesis and co-assistant, have since joined forces to start a highend bridal magazine. The Plunge has quickly become required reading for the young and stylish. Now they get to call all the shots: Andy writes and travels to her heart’s content; Emily plans parties and secures advertising like a seasoned pro.

Even better, Andy has met the love of her life. Max Harrison, scion of a storied media family, is confident, successful, and drop-dead gorgeous. Their wedding will be splashed across all the society pages as their friends and family gather to toast the glowing couple. Andy Sachs is on top of the world. But karma’s a bitch. The morning of her wedding, Andy can’t shake the past. And when she discovers a secret letter with crushing implications, her wedding-day jitters turn to cold dread. Andy realizes that nothing—not her husband, nor her beloved career—is as it seems. She never suspected that her efforts to build a bright new life would lead her back to the darkness she barely escaped ten years ago—and directly into the path of the devil herself…

Well, doesn’t that just sound like the perfect summer read?

I, of course, purchased my Kindle copy as soon as the release date was announced.  Then, the fine people at Simon & Schuster and BrandlinkPR each sent me a copy.  So I thought I would share the wealth and give them away.

If you would like a chance a copy of Revenge Wears Prada, leave a comment answering the following question:  Which job do you consider the one that “a million girls would kill for”?

Winners will be chosen on Saturday, please don’t forget to leave your real email addresses when you sign in to leave a comment so I can contact you.

P.S. Here’s hoping they make a sequel to the movie as well.  “By all means, move at a glacial pace.  You know how it thrills me.”

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  1. Kelly says:

    Editor of In Style Magazine.

  2. Sara says:

    I would kill to work as a wardrobe stylist for film or tv, and I think a whole bunch of other girls would kill for it too.

  3. Em says:

    I’d hope President, but sadly probably something like Ryan Goslings assistant.

  4. AMB says:

    Hm, probably to be the advisor to a HBIC like Christine Lagarde, Hillary Clinton or Angela Merkel – I prefer to be the power behind the throne and it would be great to learn from a woman like that.

  5. RMS says:

    President of the United States

  6. Victoria says:

    Well, if we’re watching romantic comedies, obviously that job is Art Gallery Assistant/Assistant Curator.

    But honestly, how can anyone say “all women want job X?” I have a cousin whose dream is to be a model. I wanted to run for Congress when I was 17 (a dream shared by most of my female friends at GW when we were freshmen) and now I want to be a doctor. Maybe travel writer? I can’t think of many people who would turn that down.

  7. Sushu says:

    The job a million girls would kill for… U.S. Ambassador to France!

  8. Maggie says:

    I’m in need of a good summer read- This would definitely fit the bill!

    I think the kind of job you’d kill for depends on your state of mind. Normally I’d say West Wing… but in my current over-worked frame of mind, the job I’d kill for is to be a travel writer with an unlimited budget. Stay at the best hotels, eat at the best restaurants, and always have a new beach waiting to be visited.

    I want to go to there.

  9. R says:

    Personal shopper and/or personal stylist.

  10. Ann S says:

    My personal deam job would be to own and run my own B and B. Not sure that a million are standing in line for that one, but it would be my bliss.

  11. Emily says:

    Easy: Daily Show correspondent. Getting to smartly and tartly poke fun and skewer Washington silliness, all while hanging out with Jon Stewart and a brilliant crew of writers? Bliss.

  12. Charleigh says:

    What Anthony Bourdain does — get paid a pretty penny to travel to every country in the world, be put up in hotels, resorts, B&Bs, you name it, be witty, and eat food.

  13. Stephanie says:

    I suspect a million girls would kill for the job of a travel/food writer where there was no possibility of weight gain. (Hey, the contest prize is a work of fiction, so a girl can dream, right?)

  14. Emily says:

    We’ve all thought of it at one point– OPI Nail Polish Namer

  15. Elise says:

    WH Chief of Staff – at least the million girls who are growing up on a steady diet of The West Wing, like I did.

  16. LH says:

    Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for any of the major networks.

  17. Julia says:

    Are we talking about a specific million girls? Because I think probably “professional Oscar winner” might fit the bill.

  18. Claudia says:

    I would love to have a job as Stacy London. Going around making women feel sexy, confident and special while being a fashion guru sounds like win-win!!

  19. Amanda says:

    Bestselling novelist, full time, well-paid freelance writer, travel writer…. You get the gist. Maybe not millions of girls wish this, but surely at least thousands…

  20. E says:

    Beyonce Knowles’ travel assistant.

  21. Laura says:

    Every Type A young woman professional in DC I know secretly whispers about moving to Annapolis and opening a hipster coffee shop. Seriously. Every. Single. One.

  22. Blair says:

    POTUS!

  23. Paige says:

    Would love to own/operate a little coffeehouse in a sleepy college town…probably not for everyone – but to me – glorious!

  24. Paige says:

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Executive Director. Or maybe that’s just me!

  25. AD says:

    I have to second OPI nail polish namer!

  26. Successful travel blogger profiling high-end exclusive tropical vacation spots.

  27. Aunt_Pete says:

    Working for myself. I want to run my own business!

  28. Lady Lawyer says:

    Squeal of joy! Just re-watched the movie last weekend with my sister. Never gets old.

    I think a million women want to figure out how to turn Pinning on Pinterest into a career. Seriously.

    I personally want to be White House Press Secretary, ala Allison Janney in The West Wing.

  29. Jeanna says:

    Face of Dior, Chanel, etc!

  30. GoBigRed says:

    Princess (even though us smart, educated, high achieving ladies aren’t supposed to admit it).

  31. Justine says:

    Reality TV star or real-life princess. What those “million girls” don’t realize is that the most successful reality TV stars have keen business acumen (so they can monetize themselves in all areas) and that the most beloved princesses need superb diplomatic skills.

    (Is Paige responding to Laura? If not, whoa, coincidence!)

  32. CR says:

    Yes on POTUS, but in the same vein of the book, I’ll go with assistant to the pantsuit-wearing power duo of Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel 🙂

  33. TPR says:

    Whatever job lets you pin, cook, travel and tell everyone about amazing experiences. Oh and pays for their Style pin board!

  34. BethW says:

    Chief advisor to Hillary Clinton!

  35. anm says:

    To be a personal shopper, perhaps? Personally, I would love to be a sports analyst. Thanks for the giveaway!

  36. Chinarette says:

    Seems like a million women would kill to be a gallery assistant, although lord knows why…!
    I hope to win–looks like a great read for my trips home from 3(!) weddings in the span of a month and a half…

  37. Erica says:

    A food/lifestyle writer who gets to travel around the world!

  38. BarefootBodhi says:

    Postdoctoral researcher for a certain Nobel Laureate at MIT. And it would have to come with a job for my boyfriend somewhere in Boston.

    Although, I will say that I liked the movie much more than the book…

  39. SL says:

    Sec. of State!

  40. Lauren says:

    Travel writer does sound wonderful – I wonder if it is as glamorous as it seems.

  41. Virginia says:

    A wildly successful novelist with enough income to a) live in a sleepy little bungalow on the beach, and b) travel the world whenever she likes!

  42. mk says:

    Own the Chicago Cubs. After 100 years without a championship, why not give me a shot? Also, who wouldn’t want to spend every day at the Friendly Confines? (a/k/a Wrigley Field, for all those unfamiliar)

  43. Liz says:

    right now, its to be a travel blogger who gets to travel and work abroad.

  44. LeighJ says:

    One with European type vacation leave and a dog in the office.

  45. Kristen says:

    “Lifestyle Expert/Consultant” Every single time I see one of these ladies on a talk show or news show segment sharing tips for gift guides and party appetizers and new workout gear I think about how amazing that job must be.

  46. MDZags says:

    Best friend to Joe Biden

  47. Joanne says:

    A lobbyist for a “noble” cause. Personally to help animals and the environment. With a side job/hobby in the fashion world. Is this just me?

  48. Elise C. says:

    A food or travel writer. Or both.

  49. Jo says:

    An Oscar winning, widely-renowned, respected actress. I think everyone dreams about walking that Oscar carpet at one point or another…

  50. Lara says:

    White House Press Secretary

  51. Staff Assistant says:

    Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking.

    A job a million girl would die for is obviously to be Suri Cruise

  52. Lin says:

    My dream job would be working at a music label finding and growing new talent. Going to shows all the time and having people value your opinion on a band? Sign me up!

  53. Emily H . says:

    Travel writer/hotel grader!!

  54. JD says:

    Any job where I can work from anywhere/home, and pursue volunteer interests at the same time.

  55. Hanan says:

    World wide restaurant critic!

  56. Jen says:

    Travel blogger/writer!

  57. AT says:

    Mrs. Prince William!

  58. Irena says:

    Personal Assistant to Kate Middleton

  59. Melissa says:

    Travel Journalist!

  60. Amanda says:

    The job “a million girls would kill for?”
    Ice cream taster! Hands down.

  61. Amanda says:

    Haha, I’ll second Emily with the nail polish namer. Or some form of taste testing, maybe a wine taste tester!

  62. Maggie says:

    White House Social Secretary

  63. Caryn says:

    A spa service reviewer! You would get to get massages for a living 🙂

  64. Nina says:

    Cabinet member – all the research says most women are put off by the demands of running for elected office. To get specific let’s say Sec of HHS. If I got to pick a seat in the cabinet it would be education.

  65. Tori says:

    Olympian!

  66. Lauren says:

    I think it depends on which million girls you’re talking about. I would love to work in NYC for a magazine but I’m sure a million other girls would want something different.

  67. Maggie says:

    I’d like to run the Clinton foundation or work on Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign!

  68. Pressley says:

    I think “a million girls would kill” to be a fashion and style blogger — but I wonder if that’s just the new version of Andy Sachs’ job!

    my personal to-die-for job would be to open my own bookstore.

  69. Liz says:

    VP of Programming for Bravo – look out Andy Cohen!

  70. Elizabeth says:

    My to-die-for job – landscape architect!
    a job a million girls would kill for – fashion blogger!

  71. Catherine says:

    There are billions of girls on this planet, so I don’t think I can name just one job! Many millions of girls want millions of different things!

    Some dream of becoming a famous actress. Others dream of devoting their lives to charity and non-profit. It’s all about perspective: what makes someone happy might make another person totally miserable.

    To answer the question: I’m happy with my job in law (and a moneymaking side job in agriculture), but I would just love to get paid a ton of money to travel the world in luxury!

  72. Lar says:

    Yes! I’m currently putting together my list of summer reads. This WILL be added whether I win or not!

    Probably not a million girls… maybe just me… I’ve always wanted to be the person who puts together soundtracks for movies! Maybe the person who gets to go to concerts and discover new bands. I’d say be the lead singer in a band but I lack that whole singing talent that’s sort of crucial.

  73. Amy says:

    I realize this doesn’t fit the general demographic reading this blog, but a million women are seeking the job of trophy wife.

  74. Kelsey says:

    I’d say close to a million girls (myself included) would love to be a high-end travel writer. I would also love to be Secretary of HHS or the president of a health nonprofit, but I don’t think that’s on the list of quite as many women.

  75. Hillary says:

    A Lady Who Lunches and gets paid for it.

  76. bonnie says:

    Loved the first one – can’t wait to read the next!
    I’d have to say most women would kill to be paid to travel the world – not sure what job that would fall into, but something where they could leisurely explore cities around the word… travel reviewer maybe?

  77. Christina says:

    Supreme Court Justice! 🙂

  78. Jules says:

    A job a million women would kill for – fashion/food blogger
    My dream job – diplomat!

  79. AC says:

    Agree with POTUS and travel writer ideas!

  80. Amy says:

    I had my dream job, I ran a governors mansion for two wonderful governors and their families. After that, everything has been a let down. 🙁

  81. Addison says:

    Healthcare lobbyist, best selling author or wine critic. I could be happy doing any of these!

  82. Liz says:

    The current Duchess of Cambridge and future Queen of England. Is that just me?

  83. SK says:

    I would love to run a huge charitable foundation. I’m a fundraising consultant and would love to try out the giving side!

  84. e says:

    Fiction editor.

  85. Liz says:

    To be tapped to write Barbara Walters’ biography! Amazing jouranlist and woman.

  86. Tika says:

    Wedding planner.

  87. Elle says:

    For me, the dream remains “Broadway star”…maybe the kind with crossover appeal. EGOT anyone?

  88. SM says:

    White House General Counsel! Who wouldn’t want the birdseye view to interesting legal issues?!

  89. Courtney says:

    I would DIE to be the “lady in waiting” to the First Lady. So essentially, Special Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the First Lady or Special Assistant to the President and White House Social Secretary. (Also, I think only people who live in DC would have this answer).

  90. Nina Totenberg. Well, her replacement when she gracefully retires :).

  91. Heather says:

    Sephora guinea pig

  92. manomanon says:

    Amy Gardner’s various jobs on the West Wing… the ability to raise millions of dollars and stop legislation with a single phone call.

  93. DW says:

    My dream job – being appointed ambassador somewhere in Western Europe. The job a million girls would kill for? sucessful fashion/food/lifestyle blogger

  94. Pancakes says:

    Let me tell ya — food writing/blogging/editing is not as glamorous as it seems. Not to mention the low salary. Journalism seems awesome…until you’re in the industry. There are perks, but there are definitely just as many cons as the next job!

    I think a lot of women would love to be a buyer for a large department store or large chain (like Anthropologie).

  95. Meagan says:

    Own & Run an indie bookstore after being COS for the President. Or COS for a great state like Alaska.

  96. Rachel Bee says:

    I would kill to keep doing what I’m doing now – advocacy work with people infected & affected by HIV/AIDS.

  97. LeslieJeannene says:

    as an event planner I hear all the time ‘you’re job must be so fun you get to go to all the parties’ and they are right it is fun but its not for everyone.

  98. Margie says:

    Oprah’s!

  99. amber b says:

    Sommelier, winery owner, CIA analyst or small, Indie, bookshop owner

    I think the job a million women would kill for…trophy wife

  100. Lindsay says:

    A million girls? A pony farm owner. As it’s been years since I considered myself a girl, I think a million women would want the job of travel writer/culinary expert.

  101. Kathy says:

    Winery owner!

  102. CBD says:

    Fashion designer!

  103. Lindsey says:

    Federal judge for me. Job security and benefits.

  104. Samantha says:

    A personal shopper or stylist. Who doesn’t want to spend someone else’s money all day?

  105. Morgan says:

    Anything at Birchbox! Marketing, general counsel, software…it looks like it all comes with unlimited opportunities to play with indie makeup labels and perfect your side-braid, all in the name of “work”!!

  106. Megan White says:

    I’ve always wanted to work for Spanx, would love to be in their PR department! XOXO- Love the blog!

  107. Sarah Joy says:

    White House Social Secretary

  108. Trish says:

    My dream job has always been to own my own boutique, and some girls may agree?

  109. Miz Swizz says:

    I would love to be a traveling food writer. Like Anthony Bourdain but I wouldn’t eat super weird stuff.

  110. Erica says:

    Personal pant-suit stylist to Hillary Clinton?
    Just kidding.

    Definitely would have to go with Organizer of the Vogue Magazine closet…just to be able to touch the clothes would be enough to fulfill a lifetime.

  111. Tatiana says:

    Prince Harry’s wife (now that William is taken), or European hotel reviewer (get paid to try out new vacation spots!)

  112. M says:

    Hillary Clinton’s assistant. No matter what position she’s in or side of the aisle you’re on politically.

  113. Naomi says:

    Ben and Jerry’s “ice cream namer”. (yum)

  114. BN says:

    First Female President. Make history, run the free world, and call your husband the First Gentleman.

  115. coral says:

    Ditto on the WH Social Secretary!

  116. CLD says:

    The comms staffer responsible for Hillary Clinton’s Twitter bio.

  117. Libbi says:

    Perhaps a lifestyle blogger with all the perks – free clothes, trips, invites to fashion week and grand openings and exclusive parties, the works!

  118. Karin says:

    i always wanted to be ballerina pr a back up dancer for Madonna. Not sure there are a lot of girls who wanted that but…

  119. Emily says:

    Travel writer

  120. Megs says:

    Despite the tech heavy leanings of society, I’d like to run a used bookstore / tea house.

  121. BBB says:

    Pillsbury taste tester, all the way.

    • Steph says:

      awesome. as long as it came with a magic pill where you didn’t gain weight during “work hours.”

  122. M says:

    Writer for the Daily Show/owner of hot new chain of organic fast food-meets-slow food restaurants/creator of some brilliant new product. And I get to spend all of August in France. So little time.

  123. Mountaingirl says:

    I love my job and can’t think of anything I’d like better- and although its clearly not a popular on this site, I know there are at least thousands of others working really hard to get into my field! I’m a surgeon.

  124. Beverly says:

    Seems that a million girls would kill for a job as a successfull fashion/lifestyle blogger… Me?… I love being a SAHM, but would (almost) kill to be a personal assistant to Beth Moore 🙂

  125. WanderLust says:

    I work in International Relations, so I’m going with Secretery of State. Being the face of America and getting to travel all over the world? Yes. Please.

  126. Natasha says:

    Co-Host on E! News. Fun!!

  127. KP says:

    My dream job would be to own my own flower shop.

  128. LAP says:

    A florist with my own shop. I know, not everyone’s cup of tea but definitely mine.

    Can’t wait to read this book!

  129. LadyMacbeth says:

    Princess. I bet there are at least a million girls that want to be a princess!

    Also, Beyonce. I would totally love to be Beyonce as a profession.

  130. Meg says:

    It seems like half the people I know from college are quitting their jobs to start a bakery, so maybe that’s what a million girls would kill for?

  131. Elizabeth says:

    I think a million girls would still love to be a princess (Princess of Wales, married to Harry?)

    More realistically, definitely a lot of women would love to be a travel writer to explore the world on someone else’s dime 🙂

    Personally I love interior design and would love to be doing that for a living.

  132. Midwest Chic says:

    Honestly, I think a million girls will kill for this job, Belle! You write an amazing blog, not only about fashion, that all readers can connect with. I wish I had that talent!

    I would also love to be part of the President’s cabinet, but not the President herself… that’s a lot of pressure and all of the former Presidents have gone gray so quickly 🙂

  133. Elizabeth says:

    I would love to run a charity or work for the MET.

  134. CH says:

    Hmmmm… Personal Stylist, Professional Pinterest pinner, or International Hotel Critic.

  135. Adelle Helble says:

    Mechanical Engineer for NASA. Developing future technologies that will help NASA explore space. 🙂

  136. Jo says:

    To work for Google of course!

  137. Jo says:

    To work for Google, of course!

  138. Steph says:

    I think a million people would die to be a travel agent. All the perks of being an agent (free vacays), but also the joy of helping others plan trips for special events or just to get away. Sounds divine!

  139. Caitlin says:

    For me? National Geographic writer/photographer. I think a million girls (and guys!) would kill to be able to travel the world, discover amazing things and have their work inspire others to do the same!

  140. Lauren says:

    Definitely a princess. I’d settle for Harry.

  141. Kim says:

    Backup dancer for Justin Timberlake.

  142. Melisa says:

    In my world, it’d be the White House Press Secretary and/or Speech Writer. Probably not everyone’s cup of tea.

  143. Alaina says:

    Oof, that’s a hard one.

    I think a million girls would kill for any job that pays decently right now.

  144. LK says:

    Sportscaster

  145. Allie says:

    West Wing Deputy Chief of Staff–a female Josh Lyman.

  146. Kelly says:

    Hil Clinton’s personal assistant (and BFF)

  147. Emily says:

    have a show on the travel channel – viewers pick the destination, the show goes there to find out more about the spot!

    or president of the good ol’ USA.

  148. Jen says:

    Barbie’s clothing designer!

  149. KWA says:

    Easy. a million girls would kill to be Suri Cruise. Cute, stylish, spoiled, and burn book operator? No brainer.

  150. Hanna says:

    White House Chief of Staff Monday-Friday (yes, this is a fantasy) and the Barefoot Contessa on the weekends.

  151. LP says:

    So many great jobs listed here… but have to second travel/food writer.

  152. Sara says:

    Dream Job, Cultural Affairs Office at the American Embassy in France!

  153. Mav says:

    Trusted head of charitable foundation of a philanthropist/extremely wealthy person.

  154. RZ says:

    I would like to be on a ton of boards/charitable foundations that involves traveling to board meetings in exotic locales and making important decisions without all the work of actually being a member of said business or charity 🙂

  155. Brandi says:

    Event Coordinator for the White House

  156. Lexi says:

    Running a top tech company

  157. Melissa says:

    I really really hope no one would kill for a job. Maybe whatever job might let them make out with Ryan Gosling. That might be worth it, I guess.

  158. JChica says:

    U.S. Ambassador to UN – promoting peace the world over!

  159. Nurit says:

    Fashion blogger.

  160. Rachel says:

    I’d bet there are a million women out there who want to be Jenna Lyons’ deputy/assistant.

  161. Alli says:

    Attorney General of the US. As the above comment suggests, obviously no one would “kill” for a job. But if they did, the AG could have the US Attorney prosecute them… Win-win!

  162. CM says:

    Fashion blogger 🙂

  163. Timsy says:

    Real housewives tag line creator!

  164. APW says:

    I second the comment of being the first hand assistant to the FLOTUS or working as director of events at the White House. I’m sure the job is exhausting, but would be a fascinating perspective.

  165. raq says:

    deputy chief of staff for the white house… ok maybe I’ve been watching too much West Wing but I’d kill for that job. Or just a plain old foreign service officer would be great, too.

  166. Kathryn H. says:

    For this girl, its a position with BMW, designing the fastest and hottest cars!

  167. MCF says:

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager or Ambassador to Argentina

  168. Erika W. says:

    Being a High-End Travel writer… couldn’t pass up seeing the world on someone else’s dime!

  169. Anne says:

    Director of a Food Bank. It is a million jobs from where I’m at, but it seems right.

  170. Ali C says:

    For a lighthearted response, I’ll say Prince Harry’s future wife.

  171. Caitlin says:

    A job a million girls would die for: being Lisa Vanderpump

    Being in charge of businesses you’re passionate about, respected as a businesswoman, having the ability to travel the world, a closet to match any possible occasion, all with a British accent and a life filled with family, dogs and love. Perfect.

  172. General Counsel for J.Crew. 🙂

  173. KayJay says:

    First woman president. At least, I hope there are 999,999 other girls out there would kill for that like me.

  174. An says:

    Secretary of State… or Ambassador to France 😉

  175. Becky says:

    Food Stylist

  176. rebecca says:

    ,,,President of the United States,,,

  177. Michele says:

    Personal shopper/stylist.

  178. AFY says:

    Traveling Philanthropist IMO

  179. Legal Lady says:

    General Counsel for a designer fashion company.

  180. Courtney says:

    Dolphin Trainer : )

  181. Meredith says:

    Travel + Leisure Editor

  182. ML Williams says:

    Ina Garten- Mostly to hang out with her fabulous gaggle of men in the hamptons.

  183. Christy says:

    National Security Advisor

  184. Amy Marie says:

    Ryan Gosling’s personal hair tousler.

    (Don’t even deny it.)

  185. Donniell says:

    Chief of Staff to HRC. Absolutely.

  186. s-fish says:

    Rachael Ray’s job! or to be a strength and conditioning coach in the NFL. so much man and muscle!

  187. Kerry says:

    Chief of Staff for the first female President! Or, I second Donniell’s comment, COS to HRC 🙂 Who wouldn’t kill for that job??

  188. Gina says:

    I would love to be an actress-like an Angelina Jolie type actress

  189. ~M says:

    Be Bill or Melinda Gates and run that foundation.

  190. Katie says:

    Wine-taster. Scratch that — bourbon-taster. Or chocolate-taster. Taster-of-delicious-things. Gimme the good stuff.

  191. Kayla says:

    Successful novelist

  192. Chai says:

    head curator for the smithsonian….who doesn’t want to go play in those back rooms?!

  193. Priya says:

    I have never said this 5 years ago, but now, I think a million girls dream job would be something like what Lauren Conrad has turned into – businesswoman, fashion icon, author, and world traveler. She has the best of all worlds.

  194. Kate says:

    Secretary of State

  195. KMS says:

    Beauty magazine editor or ice cream taste tester!

  196. A.C. says:

    The job a million girls would kill for?

    Food critic/writer! Oh, what I would give to sit on the Top Chef judges’ panel or write restaurant reviews for a living. Not to mention travel to awesome places. A fusion of what Anthony Bourdain, Padma Lakshmi and N.Y. Times food columnists do!

  197. Mary W. says:

    Barefoot Contessa, with my own version of Jeffrey included. Living in a beautiful house in the Hamptons, cooking to my heart’s delight and sharing it with others.

  198. Carrie says:

    Trophy wife wouldn’t be so bad. I think it’d be lots of fun to run a quaint bed and breakfast. Scones and beautiful scenery would be lovely.

  199. Krissy says:

    Full time fashion/lifestyle blogger… Or Supreme Court Justice

  200. Emily says:

    Job a million girls would kill for: CEO! Of anything!!

  201. B says:

    US Senator.

  202. MNS says:

    Adventure travel writer – hiking, running, exploring with the safety and funding of an experienced group.

  203. Kylie says:

    I would kill for the opportunity to mentor and empower young women that want/need that extra support system to achieve beyond their biggest goals.

  204. Jenny says:

    I’ve always wanted to be Director/ Ambassador of a huge foundation that helps grassroots foundations.

  205. Michelle says:

    Restaurant critic, a la Ruth Reichl, who clearly not only loves eating food, but cooking food, and writing about it. Want!

  206. Kristi says:

    Be an astronaut on the first manned mission to Mars!

  207. Belgin says:

    Vanna White from Wheel of Fortune!

  208. Mae says:

    How about socialite? But in a philanthropist Melinda Gates meets Olivia Palermo kind of way?

  209. Jessica says:

    Samantha Brown’s job! I’m always so jealous that she gets paid to stay in amazing hotels!

  210. Jennifer C says:

    Supreme Court Justice! Life-time appointment, determine which cases you will hear, and you can stay out of the media limelight if you choose…much better than President or in Congress!

  211. Sara says:

    Olivia Pope’s wardrobe consultant!

  212. CS says:

    I guess Id say a food/lifestyle/fashion writer, traveling the world!

  213. AMB says:

    I agree with many of the girls above! Luxury hotel travel blogger would be amazing!

  214. Lauren says:

    Working at a consulting firm, I’ve seen many business leaders who have amazing perks that come along with great responsibility and power. I’d have to say CEO of a luxury brand or luxury hotel chain like SPG.

  215. KLC says:

    Dream job would be working as an emergency prepardness specialist for a level 1 trauma center.

  216. Marcy says:

    Travel writer!

  217. K says:

    International Food Critic. Traveling the world for the sole purpose of eating sounds like a dream to me….

  218. Ashley says:

    Sec. of State!

  219. Aggie says:

    I’m going to have to second (or third) the lady who lunches and gets paid for it.

  220. E says:

    Any job without the DC mentality – work normal hours (none of this being in the office until 9pm or later), not having to work through lunch, and extended vacation opportunities.

    I will jump on the wine critic/chocolate connoisseur band wagon!

  221. Sam says:

    Quality control tester for domestic and international Ritz-Carlton Hotels.

  222. Katherine K says:

    The appropriate answer for the ’00s is “owner of a high-end pastry shop” (e.g. Kristin Wiig in “Bridesmaids,” Meryl Streep in “It’s Complicated.”) Points if said bakery is in California, and only requires you to work four hours a day.

    My own personal dream job is curator of a natural history museum. Or ballerina. 🙂

  223. Julia says:

    I would think a million girls would want Victoria Beckham’s job. She’s a successful designer/businesswoman, stylish beyond belief, seems to have a great relationship with her kids, and sleeping with David. Sign ME up, at least.

  224. Aly says:

    Award show seat filler! I would kill to wear a fancy dress and get paid to sit next to gorgeous men 🙂

  225. J says:

    A million girls probably want to be Oscar winning actresses or models. I’ve always thought it would be awesome to have a job like Samantha Brown on the travel channel. But my real dream job would be to own a custom gift basket business.

  226. Danilyn says:

    A million girls would kill to be first lady. Your own accomplishments and personal style are celebrated by the nation. But your in office accomplishments aren’t picked on as much as the president. Which leads to less grey hair. Throw in Michelle Obama’s arms and I’m a happy camper.

  227. Elizabeth says:

    Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. All the perks of being a top Washingtonian – with summers off.

  228. L says:

    Successful small-scale dairy farmer/artisanal cheese-maker with a staff that allowed me to take vacations

    Travel for work is not always all its cracked up to be, folks (writing from a fancy hotel in Thailand…)

  229. KB says:

    WH Chief of Staff!

  230. Anh says:

    Anthony Bourdain’s job– travel, eat well, make wry comments.

  231. AnnonFoo says:

    I have been watching too many episodes of West Wing on netflix recently. I definitely want to be CJ Cregg.

  232. Lindsey says:

    First Lady.

  233. ha! that’s my favorite quote from that movie.

    I wish a million girls would kill to be the first female prez, could happen soon. But working with college students, I still hear about fashion all the day long. Le sigh.

  234. C says:

    I agree with First Lady. But maybe that’s the job I would die for and not a million girls…. But probably one of the many hosts of Travel Network jobs.

  235. Leanne says:

    Personal yoga trainer and nutritionist, small boutique owner, director of philanthropic projects for a fashion label, so many dreams! Essentially I want to have a successful business of my own one day and I think a million other girls do, too!

  236. Emily R says:

    CEO of a company or Chief of staff to FLOTUS. Another part of me thinks it would be awesome to build a lifestyle brand from the ground up like Martha Stewart. Oh and another part of me just wants to be Taylor Swift

  237. Colli says:

    I’m sure that a million girls would love to have Olivia Pope’s job (and her wardrobe/apartment, too); I know that I would!

  238. SFC says:

    Stay at home mom.

  239. Jessie says:

    ben & jerry’s ice cream flavor creator!

  240. Kris says:

    FLOTUS’s Press Secretary!

  241. Eli says:

    If one is to believe Paris Hilton, being a socialite is a full-time job. It’s tough having to look good all. the. time.

  242. NR says:

    I don’t know that it counts as a “job,” but Duchess of Cambridge/future Queen of England/international fashion icon/patroness of charities sounds good. If not, President of the United States!

  243. Colleen says:

    That elusive (at least to me) job that doesn’t entail miserable DC commutes and way too much sitting at a desk/in meetings!

  244. Danielle says:

    Travel blogger, Hollywood wardrobe stylist, food critic

  245. Katie says:

    Supreme Court Justice or curator of the Louvre!

  246. Kellie says:

    Travel writer! What could be better than writing the next Great American Novel whilst being inspired by beautiful cities!

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