WILD Profile: The Delightful Molly Young

by: Jessica Martinez

August 29, 2012

Who: Molly Young
Where she lives: New York City
What she does: Feature writer for GQ, New York magazine, n+1, Vice and more. Copywriter at Warby Parker.

Molly Young profile for The WILD magazine

What are you currently working on?
I just returned from Paris, where I was reporting a feature for GQ. I also work at Warby Parker as head copywriter.

What does good energy mean to you?
Kindness, candor, ambition. In that order.

With whom would you like most to go on a “ tête à tête”?
Mario Draghi.

What would you be doing if you didn’t have your current occupation?
Teaching kindergarten.

What is your most striking moment?
Voting for the first time.

What’s your earliest memory?
Getting smacked for being sassy and refusing to take a bath.

What cracks you up?
Blooper reels.

What can’t you live without?
Club soda, CB Wild Pansy, Pilot v5 rolling ball pens, L’Agence silk dresses.

With whom would you like to grow old?
An armada of grandchildren.

What would you like to leave to future generation?
Hearty genes.

Who is your Hero?
Emily Dickinson.

What is your WILD Wish?
To develop a higher tolerance for embarrassment.


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