With an eye for proportion and conceptually-driven form, Auckland-based creative Lana Morrison (@lanamerlemorrison) has an innate approach to style. After studying Fine Arts Morrison now lends her eye as Brand Manager to Auckland-based furniture design studio Douglas & Bec. Her weekends are spent walking the shoreline of Waihi Beach near her family home or sailing Auckland's harbour, with her partner, fashion designer, Wynn Hamlyn.
- What do you do?
Recently, I started a new role as Brand Manager for the Furniture Design Studio, Douglas and Bec.
- Where did you grow up and where do you live now?
I grew up in Hamilton and have been living in Auckland for about six years now.
- What is your approach to dressing?
Practicality plays an important part in my dressing - I really try to be as effortless as possible, to keep it simple with a classic pair of shoes.
- Daily essentials?
Rosehip Oil, Sunscreen, Maison Louis Marie - No.04 Bois de Balincourt Perfume Oil, Wynn Hamlyn Socks and One of his Perino Jumpers.
"...keep it simple with a classic pair of shoes"
- What are you currently reading / watching / listening to?
Reading : Too Much And Not The Mood by Durga Chew-Bose
Watching : Call Me By Your Name by Luca Guadagnino
Listening : Russell Brand's podcast Under the Skin - so good!
- Where did you last travel to, and where do you hope to visit this year?
Last year I joined my partner's family on a holiday to Greece, London and Italy. I'm hoping this year to return to Europe... specifically, Paris.
- Most treasured item?
My rose gold pendant necklace. It's a family cross from my mother's side - hand crafted and engraved.
- Most treasured moment?
Every summer I spend with my family at Waihi Beach.
Lana Morrison in studio
Lana Morrison shot on film by Yasmine Ganley