Diane Aiello: In Style

Claire December 9, 2012 0

Did you know you have trendsetters right in your own backyard? Each day, we’re asking influential Valley people to finish a sentence or two. Here, learn a little more about Arizona Foothills Magazine’s very own Fashion & Beauty Editor, Freelance Makeup Artist and Owner of Glam Lounge Artists, Diane Aiello – all these answers are her own.

Name: Diane Aiello
Age: Older than you think
Title: Arizona Foothills Fashion & Beauty Editor, Freelance Makeup Artist and Owner Glam Lounge Artists on-location makeup team.
Married/Single: Married
Kids: Yes, two four legged furry children
Live: In a state of blissful chaos

I was born…

in New York

My favorite thing about Arizona…

The ease of lifestyle and the weather

I’m listening to…

a mix of Florence and the Machine, The Doors, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones

My family…

is everything

If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be…

Possibly Abraham Lincoln. And though I have a long list of people who are living…my husband says Georgina Chapman from Marchesa because he wants to tag along!

One thing I cannot live without…

Water and sunscreen

When I was younger, I wanted to be…

Either in the FBI or a makeup artist… both require an eye for details.

I’m inspired by…

Creatively by movies, music and nature, spiritually by those I love and amazing authors like CS Lewis and Frances Schaeffer

The one person who motivates me is…

Me, I am my biggest competitor

If I could change anything in the world, it would be…

I would be hard pressed to stop at one thing, but I would start with extending kindness… it has a ripple effect that brings about positive change.

The perfect day would be…

Today and any day that involved chocolate and fewer emails

My first job was…

Baby sitting and walking dogs

My favorite escape…

Alone time with my husband… it doesn’t matter where we are

My life…

Is a delightful, fast paced work in progress

I’m currently working on…

Upcoming fashion shoots and video projects

Always…

Love, forgive, let go, be kind

Never…

Manipulate, forget to brush or envy others… everyone has their own issues

Favorite Quote…

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase” – MLK Jr.

Biggest Dream…

“Can’t we just all get along?”

My Pet Peeve(s)…

Narcism, uncleanliness, gossip

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