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Get the style 411 on Insta-megastar Doina

By Anna Heaton, 6 July 2017

Doina Ciobanu is the London-based, Moldova-born blogger-turned-model that you're about to be obsessed with (if you aren't already). At 23, she's already worked with so many lust-worthy brands – including Agent Provocateur, Burberry and Versace – and, to top it off, she was originally scouted by Kate Moss' former manager. Not bad, right? We've asked her a bunch of questions in an attempt to learn the secrets behind her sartorial success...
Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Pictures: Miles Drury, Styled by Laura Shehata

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

If you weren’t in fashion, what would be your dream job?

Volunteer work in areas with a humanitarian crisis.

 

Fashion heaven?

Fashion without the pollution.

 

Fashion hell?

Production through human rights violation.

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

If you could have the wardrobe of any film character, who would it be?

Audrey Hepburn as Sabrina.

 

What do you wear when you don’t know what to wear?

Off-duty attire: high-waist, skinny black jeans, a black top and matching leather jacket and maybe some red boots. 

 

Shopping buddy, dead or alive?

Katharine Hepburn.

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

What piece of style advice have you always remembered?

Dress for yourself and no one else.

 

What is the one item in your wardrobe that you couldn’t live without?

Seamless underwear.

 

Which designer would you most like to dress you?

I'd have to say Demna Gvasalia but I'd also have loved to have been dressed by Alexander McQueen.

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Who would play you in a movie?

A kick-ass chick that does karate and wears Lara Croft-esque outfits.

 

What style advice would you give to your 13-year-old self?

Stick to wearing whatever you want.

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Instagram-famous blogger Doina Ciobanu | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Top beauty hack?

Always wear a cream or gel mask under concealer and foundation.

 

Desert island beauty picks?

Dior’s illuminator in Shade 3 (gold), suncream and coconut oil (for face, lips, hair, body and anything else).

 

If you could create your dream beauty product, what would it be?

Something that protects the skin under my eyes.

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