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Jenna Lyons's Favorite Travel Snack Is Beef Jerky, and More Fun Facts

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The Coveteur finally, finally got inside Jenna Lyons's J.Crew office. The famous face of the brand has opened her office to tours in the past but this is by far the most extensive; The Coveteur got up close and personal with all of the art that covers her walls and the multiple dinosaurs hanging out on her shelves. But the best part of the profile is probably the quirky fun facts she disclosed about herself:

1. She's a big fan of beef jerky. "[Beef jerky] is my favorite travel accessory—yum, I'm obsessed with it," Lyons says. "It's always fun going into another country where beef jerky is not as popular and they look at you like why do you have giant shredded meat in your bag? You say, well, why not?"

2. Girly Exercises is her favorite Instagram account. "It is so awesome! There is this one girl on Girly Exercises that I totally love. She does exercises with her kids and it's genius—it's so good, I mean, I can't get enough. I watch it all the time."

3. She buys J.Crew in bulk. "I have the world's biggest supply of white shirts and blue and white striped shirts. J.Crew's linen V-neck t-shirt, I also buy in bulk and socks from a little store in Paris that has the best socks I've ever found—they're Japanese, but in Paris, of course."

4. Her team coined an in-house nickname for great shoes. "A while back, when we were doing a shoe edit, probably gosh, I don’t even know how many years ago, I’m going to say probably 10 years ago, we would be on the floor and we would be joking around and talking about the shoes. ‘Oh, this shoe is a shiny pony,’ meaning, when you see a beautiful horse and their coat is glossy; a shiny pony is a pretty eye-catching horse."