Alisande Fitzsimons


After leaving university in Dublin, Alisande started her career as a film writer for Real Detroit Weekly before moving to New York to intern at Bust magazine, and work as an assistant stylist for magazines such as Zinc, Entertainment Weekly and People. She then moved to London and freelanced at DivaEsquireHot PressThis Morning and theInternational Life website, before high- tailing back to the Emerald Isle. Last year she wrote a book about Kate Middleton that was, like all the best (worst) bands, big in Japan.

Age: 30

Twitter: Nup. Not doing that yet.

What I Do, Job-wise: I write. I also research and develop projects for a television production company.

What I Do, Fun-wise: I read, make tapestries inspired by song lyrics, try to look French, and spot seals in Dublin Bay.

My Motto: “I’m just writing a list.”

My Anti-Motto: I’ll embrace anything that helps me out in a bind.

The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: Not a movie star but I loved Juventus FC footballer Alessandro Del Piero.

My “celebs to make out with” list: I’m Del Piero for life.

The Most Played Song On My iTunes: Crystal by New Order,Thinking of You by Terry Hall, Superbass by Nicki Minaj.

Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts: Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison for fun. Fashion Today by Colin McDowell for work.

My Most Worn Item of Clothing: An Earl Jean leather jacket with pink roses on the sleeves.

Beauty Products That I Hoard: Mac Lipsticks, OPI nail varnishes, Bumble & Bumble hair products.

I smell like: Coco by Chanel, almond-scented body sprays, the sea.

I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): Not doing that yet either.