My Favorite Things: Cheresse Pentella

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Cheresse INK Founder, PR maven, entrepreneur and socialista Cheresse Pentella dishes on the things that keep her inspired, entertained and in shape.


Mag Subscription: “BizBash,” “Ocean Drive,” “BlackBook”
Flower: Gerbera Daisies
Where I Live: Clayton
What I Drive: White BMW 5 Series
Pet: None, but I want a chocolate lab.
Essential Gadget: Blackberry
TV Show/Sitcom: CNN, FOX, NBC, and I really like “Kell on Earth.” Her craziness as a PR woman reminds me of my life.
Radio: All talk radio
Movie: “Jerry Maguire,” “The Devil Wears Prada”


Salon: Dominic Michael in Clayton
Makeup: MAC
Lipstick: Laura Mercier’s Crème Audrey lipstick
Workout of Choice: Pilates
Gym: Wellbridge Athletic Club and Clayton Pilates Studio
Signature Scent: Angel by Thierry Mugler
Toothpaste: Sensodyne
Manicure: Lucy Lee and Beautiful Nails

Tailor: Busy Bee Alterations and Shoe
STL Boutique: I frequent them all—too many to pick a favorite!
Sneakers: Nike
Fashion Style: Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O. with a splash of sexy
Underwear: Anything from Jule Lingerie. I love Hanky Panky.

Sanctuary: My bath; I love to take baths.
Vacation: Italy and Nantucket
Currently Reading: “Heart of The Matter” by Emily Giffin, “Crush It!” by Gary Vaynerchuk and “The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life” by Alice Schroeder
Favorite Author: Alice Sebold—She wrote “The Lovely Bones.”
Goal: To find balance—for real
Music/Playlist: Usually upbeat songs when I’m working out—everything from Beyoncé to Michael Jackson to Lady Gaga to The Black Eyed Peas
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Prized Possession: A framed piece of fabric art from my uncle who was an interior

Local Dinner Spot: Sidney Street Café or Sugo’s Spaghetteria
Breakfast: Power Smoothie from Kaldi’s
Hangout: Mike Shannon’s Steaks & Seafood
Drink of Choice: I’m a loyal Anheuser-Busch girl—I love Michelob Ultra or Shock Top Belgian White with a slice of orange.
Grocery Store: Schnucks, Straub’s and Whole Foods


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Photo credit: Photo by Carmen Troessner

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