Name: Gillian Reid
Position: Fashion/Beauty Writer
College/University: Eastern College and Cape Breton University Alum.
Year in studies: Complete
Organizational involvement: Canadian Public Relations Society Nova Scotia, Political Science Society, Save The Children Society, and Centre For International Studies.
For Halloween I will be: Queen of Hearts.
Neon pants – yay or nay? Nay.
Twitter or Facebook? @gillian_reid
I love Pinterest because: I love being organized. It’s a way to save your favorite items and be inspired to create different outfits. Follow me, gilliebean24
My favorite color is: Blue.
My go-to accessory is: A watch.
My favorite store is: H&M.
My favorite food is: Nachos.
My favorite movies/TV shows are: Pretty Woman & Love Actually /Law and Order.
My favorite book is: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
My favorite magazine is: Vogue.
My pet is: Sadly I don’t have one. My dream dog is a Siberian Husky.
My favorite quote is, because: “Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.”- Coco Chanel. I love this quote because only you have to live with the choices you make in life and you need to be able to take ownership for that.
My role model is, because: My mom. It’s the hardest job there is and there isn’t enough appreciation for this meaningful title.
I spend my weekends…: Being with friends, family, going to movies, and restaurants.
I take a break from studying by…: Having a cup of tea.
I de-stress by…: Lighting a candle, pouring a glass of wine, and reading.
My secret talent is: My epic dance moves. I should have been born during the disco era.
My friends describe me as: Outgoing, classy, and determined.
My favorite College Lifestyles article is: Where The Fountain of Youth Has Been Hiding – The Beauty Benefits of Pomegranates.
Why I am excited to be an intern for College Lifestyles: I’m excited to be an intern for College Lifestyles because I’ll be able to work on my craft, gain experience, and be able to work with amazing women from all different backgrounds.
My definition of a classy co-ed: Someone who is confident, comfortable in their own skin, and takes pride in whatever they do.
Gillian Reid is an alumni of Cape Breton University and Eastern College. Follow her at @gillian_reid. To stay tuned to more articles for classy co-eds be sure to follow College Lifestyles on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.