Mad Respect: Refinery 29’s Christene Barberich
In 2005, the digital fashion world was blessed with a website called Refinery29 (check out the new redesign this week). Serving as their Editor-in-Chief since it’s inception, Christene Barberich has steadfast delivered strong and tasty editorials, always stepping up her game for us hungry readers. An admitted eBay junkie, we’re always on the look out for Christene’s finds since she manages to surprise and delight us every time. The Inside Source asked the multi-talented writer a few questions about her summer inspirations.
Jauretsi: What is your manifesto for life?
Christene Barberich: You have to choose to be happy. My aunt taught me this, and it changed my life.
J: Tell us your top 3 items you fiend for when searching through eBay?
CB: Three things I am constantly searching for on eBay:
- 1984 Mercedes Benz 500SL convertible in ivory
- Celine gold cuff bracelet
- Vintage brocade or embroidered Dries Van Noten coats…the weirder the better.
J: Name your Summer Inspiration songs for August
CB: “Instant Crush” (featuring Julian Casablancas) by Daft Punk, “Love Plus One” by Haircut 100, and ”Promises, Promises” by Naked Eyes
(Photo: Anna Moller. Text by Jauretsi)