Thursday 18 January 2018

The loves of my life: Carol-Anne Leyden, Entrepreneur and Furniture guru

Carol-Anne Leyden
Carol-Anne Leyden

The furniture expert cheats when it comes to picking her favourite person although her mum is chosen as her hero.

The person

Oh, I couldn't pick one - my boyfriend, my parents, my family and friends. I'm cheating, I know!

The memory

Australia. I lived there for five years in my 20s. It's such an amazing place - just too far away

The moment of the day

I'm a morning person

The song

At the moment, it's Take me to Church by Hozier

The movie

Breakfast at Tiffanys

The hero

My mum, she's an incredible person

The book

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

The gadget

My iPhone

The accessory

My gilet from Costume, Castle Market, D2

The outfit

I love a casual look - jeans, worn with Stuart Weitzman boots, and a cashmere sweater from Lucy Nagle

The pet hate

Bad manners

The friend

I couldn't pick one, they know who they are

The beauty product

Environ C-Quence

The holiday


The piece of advice

Be yourself

The drink

Red wine

The hotel

The Merrion Hotel, D2

The bar

Jacob's Bar, The Waterfront Hotel, Baltimore, West Cork

The hobby

Platinum Pilates. I am hooked

The part of my body

My nails after a visit to Mink

The celebrity

Olivia Palermo

The virtue

My work ethic

The vice


The smell

Jo Malone, Nectarine Blossom & Honey

The taste

Crab claws from O'Dowds in Roundstone, Connemara, Co Galway

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