Buro Asks: Caroline Issa

Buro Asks: Caroline Issa

The fashion director of 'Tank' magazine and international style icon

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Montreal-born Issa is an established member of the fashion month circuit, often photographed by bloggers and photographers like Scott Schuman and Garance Doré

Caroline Issa is a former management consultant, Tank Magazine's fashion director, editor of online magazine Because and a regular street style fixture. In the past, Issa has collaborated with LK Bennett on a capsule collection, modelled for a J.Crew campaign in 2012 and was listed in the Business of Fashion's top 500.  The young creative has lived all over the world, her mother is Chinese and her father is Lebanese-Iranian, and she has called London home for the last 10 years.

Join Buro 24/7 Middle East as we explore Caroline Issa's beautiful life, with our regular feature Buro Asks...

What was the first thing that you thought of this morning?

Where are my socks?

What will be the last thing you think of before you sleep tonight?

Have I put the alarm on?

When were you happiest?

This morning when I woke up.

If nostalgia were a smell, what would it be?

My mother's Chanel lipstick smelling of roses - I bought Federique Malle's Lipstick Rose due to the very memory.

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Where is your favourite spot in the world?

My bed in London.

What would your last meal consist of?

A banquet serving Lebanese, Iranian, Chinese, Indian and Japanese food - I'd want to taste it all.

What is your greatest fear?

Not accomplishing everything I want to do in time!

Which living person do you most admire?

My parents.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Improve my memory - it's like a sieve!

Which artwork do you wish you'd created?

Patrick Suskind's 'Perfume'


What's the next big thing?

The Fashion Scan app.


What do you consider your greatest achievement?

That I do what I love everyday with people I love.

What do you wish you invented?



If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

I'd love to fly - I'd spend a lot less time in airports!

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