Family Focus: Jordan

Name:   Jordan Ashley Paterson

Job Description:   Assistant 

Age:   18

Star Sign:   Sagittarius 

When did you start at Linton and Mac:   pre-opening, 1st September 2015

What was your very first job:   a barista in the cafe at Story Book Glen at 15

What was your path to Linton and Mac:   my friend worked with Jaye at SAKS - and I had done some work experience at Esperio so had caught the hairdressing bug... I stalked the opening progress of Linton and Mac on Instagram, so when they were advertising for assistants I applied straight away - and I was offered the job at my interview, unreal! 

What are your highlights of working at Linton ad Mac so far:   growing up in the salon! My first day, meeting everyone // training with Nelson Brown was inspirational // watching the business come together and grow

What are your dreams, goals and ambitions:   I really want to be a colour specialist - and travel, I'd love to do a season in Ibiza..... I want to make something of myself and make my family proud:)

Who are your industry idols:   Neil Moodie // Karl Lagerfield 

Style icons:   Cara Delevingne 

Describe your own personal style in three words:   different // edgy // dark // contemporary // basic with a personal spin...

If you could have any one else in the salons style for one day, who's would you steal and why:   Jaye - as she mixes and matches different styles and looks // Autumn - as I've never seen anyone else who dresses like her! And she gives me serious ring envy...

Worst hair day and why:   everyday! no, before I started working at Linton and Mac, I had long, drab, dark hair

Where do you see yourself in five years time:   rich and famous, haha!!! No, at 23 I'd want to be a senior or principle stylist at Linton and Mac, working towards colour specialist

Who are your favourite follows on Instagram:   Nicole Guerriero // Kim Kardashian // Cara Delevingne // Kelsey (sis)

Top holiday destinations:   DREAM - Dubai // BEEN - Ibiza

Favourite hang-outs in Aberdeen:   Starbucks // Aunt Betty's // Cafe Andaluz // Linton & Mac

Top tunes on your playlist just now:   "True" Curtis Gabrielle... techno head! // Patrick Topping // Jamie Jones

Favourite movie:   The Devil Wears Prada

Favourite book:   Cosmo

Words to live by:   "Everything happens for a reason" // "If it's meant to be, it will be..."

Worst habit:   over-thinking

What colour in a box of paints best describes you and why:   pink - colourful... and there are so many different shades

What single individual has taught you most in life and what have you learned from them:   my mum Michelle and my Aunty Angie who passed away - they have taught me to always be nice and not to take anything for granted "you never know what will happen"

Other comments:   L&M is cool as **** to work for... I'm a lifer!!!

Follow Jordan on Instagram: @jordanpatersonx