On the Road with… Leandra Medine, the Man Repeller

Leandra Medine  / Photo via The Man Repeller


This week, we’re On the Road with… with Leandra Medine, creator of The Man Repeller. Whether jet-setting to Europe for Fashion Week or heading to her parents’ apartment uptown, Medine relies on Uber to get her where she needs to go — stylishly, of course. 


Name: Leandra Medine, aka. The Man Repeller

The Reader’s Digest version of what you do: Write about a combination of fashion, culture, vaginas and what the Internet is doing to my generation.

How did you get started in your field? I kept a blog when I was abroad in Paris and when I came home I just felt like continuing to do it — so I did.

What does your typical day look like? Wake up at 7:30, gym for 30 minutes, shower, get dressed, come to office, leave around 7, get a drink, go home, sleep.

What are you top 3 NYC go-to spots? Jack’s Wife Freda, The Butcher’s Daughter, and Fivestory

What’s your favorite app (aside from Uber)? It hasn’t been invented yet.

How long have you been using Uber? Do you remember your first Uber trip? About two years. And yes — I was picked up from a meeting at the Tribeca Grand and taken to Lincoln Center for a fashion show. THAT WAS A VERY EXPENSIVE RIDE.

What’s the most common Uber trip you take? I use the app most typically when I’m in Paris but here, mostly uptown to my parents’ place.

What’s the best experience you’ve had in an Uber? I got in one a few days before the Super Bowl and won an Xbox game, so that was fun.


Want to follow in Leandra’s treads? Sign up for Uber using her personal referral code and get $20 off your first uberX, UberBLACK, or UberSUV ride!


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