GLOSS Issue 19 DEC 2014-JAN 2015 - Page 21

Clooney, recent cover bloke, was interviewed by someone else. Rats.) “Angelina Jolie... from a brand and every other persepective. Ellen. Oprah.” Small potatoes then. Finally, I ask what Lisa Messenger does to ring in the New Year - and does she make the dreaded New Year’s resolutions? Being very much an anti-fan of NYE, I am genuinely interested. “Hmmmm... a New Year’s Resolution? I don’t drink as you know, so it’s a pretty low key night – but on the 1st of January I have a ritual; I do vision boards for the year ahead, and also look at what I had done for the year past. And of course I don’t have the hangover!. I don’t like dictated fun – society dictated fun. And it’s absolutely essential to me to start the new year on a high.” I can’t help myself. I have to ask... what would Lisa Messenger be, if she were a hashtag? She laughs. “It would have to be #daringanddisruptive of course.” Then she pauses. “But also #fun - yes. Definitely #fun.” Agreed. Definitely #fun. And I would have to add definitely #authentic.