Curriculum Vitae Q&A with Helena Christensen and Camilla Staerk, friends and founders of Staerk & Christensen.
Astrological sign? Camilla Staerk: Virgo Helena Christensen: Capricorn
Lucky number? CS: 10 HC: 19
Favorite color? CS: Black HC: Colors
Morning, noon, or night? CS: Night HC: Night
Uptown, midtown, or downtown? CS: Downtown HC: Downtown
Oscars, Tonys, or Grammys? CS: Oscars HC: Oscars
Met, MoMA, or movies? CS: Movies HC: Movies
Football, baseball, or basketball? CS: Soccer HC: Soccer
Green tea, black tea, or herbal tea? CS: Herbal tea HC: Herbal tea
Sugar, Splenda, or Stevia? CS: None of the above. HC: None of the above.
Red, white, or rosé? CS: Tequila preferred, but if wine then red. HC: Orange
Spicy, salty, or sweet? CS: Salty HC: Salty
Sandwich, soup, or salad? CS: Salad HC: Soup
For your wardrobe, black, white or color? CS: Black HC: Color
Is your closet messy or neat? CS: Neat HC: Messy
What is your favorite room? CS: Bed/living room HC: Bedroom
What do you collect? CS: Select antique / vintage / modern finds that somehow adds to and expands my aesthetic universe. HC: Any obscure object that comes my way.
Who is your dream dinner guest? CS: David Lynch HC: Stephen King
Do you have a Sunday ritual? CS: Commitment free day, as a rule, and sleeping in. HC: Swimming in rivers.
Favorite flower? CS: Rose HC: Fritillaria
Do you have a cheat meal? CS: Danish hotdog HC: Shake Shack
Talent you’d like to have? CS: Piano HC: Painting
Quality that you want to be remembered by? CS: Integrity HC: Compassion
Best thing about New York? CS: Everything about New York. HC: Energy and history.
What does Considered Luxury mean to you? CS: Time with loved ones. HC: Time and good health.
In what ways do you strive to live In The Moment? CS: By striving to live truthfully through every moment, doing what feels right by mind and heart, and to keep my time and energy positively focused. HC: Spending time in nature. That will connect you to the moment.