Camilla Staerk & Helena Christensen

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.