Francisco Costa

Curriculum Vitae Q&A with the founder of sustainable beauty line, Costa Brazil.

Astrological sign? 
Taurus

Lucky number? 
10

Favorite Color? 
Green

Morning, Noon, or Night? 
Morning

Uptown, Midtown or Downtown? 
Midtown

Oscars, Tonys or Grammys? 
Grammys

Met, MOMA or Movies? 
MOMA

Football, Baseball, or Basketball? 
All the above

Green Tea, Black Tea, or Herbal Tea? 
Green Tea

Sugar, Splenda, or Stevia? 
Sugar

Red, White, or Rosé? 
Red

Spicy, Salty, or Sweet? 
Spicy

Sandwich, Soup, or Salad?
Salad

Black, white or color? 
Black

Is your closet messy or neat? 
Messy

What’s your favorite room? 
Kitchen

What do you collect? 
Nothing

Dream dinner guest? 
John, my husband.

Sunday ritual? 
New York Times

Favorite flower? 
Calla Lily

Cheat meal? 
Macaroni and cheese

What is your favorite gift you have ever given? 
A painting I made in my adolescence I gave to someone in Brazil who still has it.

What is your favorite holiday tradition or celebration you participate in? 
Carnival

Talent you’d like to have? 
Complete a rubik’s cube. 

Quality you want to be remembered by?
My humanity 

Best thing about New York? 
To come back to it.

What does Considered Luxury mean to you? 
Considering a 360 approach to nature, conservation, sustainability.