#MyBlogLife: We Meet Fashion Boss Lorna Duffy

Meet Irish style and beauty blogger Lorna Jane Duffy, who's a real Fashion Boss.

Name: Lorna Jane Duffy
Age: 24
Website: www.fashionboss.ie
Instagram: @fashionboss_ie

How did you get into blogging and how did your blog start?

I’ve always had a huge passion for fashion, so I decided to start blogging in my spare time. Over the years, I’ve written blogs  on a variety of topics, but I wanted something purely based on fashion.

What’s your favourite aspect of blogging?

I love meeting new people and working with new brands I also love all the fashion and beauty events. I frequently travel to The UK with work which is really fun.

The future of Fashion Boss?

I hope to eventually develop Fashion Boss as a brand. I’ve some exciting projects lined up in both Ireland and the UK in the next few months. I’m pleased with what I have achieved to date and I’m looking forward to the future.

Best freebie?

Experiences always win out over clothes and beauty products. I get invited to attend loads of events for free, so for me, it’s all about the overall experience, the people I meet and the memories I make.

How’d you describe your personal style?

Chic and whimsical – I like a powerful look with sharp lines. I love monochrome and bold accessories and I also love wearing bright colours and patterns.

Fail-safe outfit of choice?

My white oversized H&M coat, a simple shirt, leather trousers from Zara and my black ankle boots from Korky’s.

What’s in your handbag?

A mini make-up bag with the bare essentials, my camera, a hair brush, my event notebook, pens, Flowerbomb perfume and a trusty umbrella.

What make-up can you NOT live without?

No7 Stay Perfect Lipstick.

What are your favourite make-up brands?

MAC, Inglot, Crown Brush, Rimmel and Benefit Cosmetics.

Favourite online shopping sites?

Unique 21, Asos, iClothing and Missguided.

Where can we find ourselves a good sale?

Asos!

What’s your favourite item that you own?

I was given a sterling silver bracelet when I was born, it never leaves my wrist.

Most expensive item you’ve ever bought?

Aside from my car, flights to Australia and a tandem skydive for my 21st birthday; the most expensive item I’ve ever bought is my Michael Kors handbag.

Next big buy? What do you have your eye on this season?

A pair of nude Christian Louboutin heels.

What item of clothing should every woman own?

A little black dress.

Who is your style inspiration?

Emma Watson and Chiara Ferragni.

Any summer holidays?

Morocco in May for my birthday. Markets, camels and of course the fashion, can’t wait! Keep your eyes open for my vlogging.

And your summer wardobe?

Zara, Topshop, New Look and River Island – New Look is great for swimwear.

This season’s trend?

It has to be the ’70s look. For me, it’s all about khaki. A fashion classic which is returning this season with a bang.

What are your top fashion tips?

  1. Create a personal look
  2. Try new things
  3. Simplicity is best
  4. Accessories make an outfit.
  5.  Confidence is key
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