Kristin Barone, the former International Fashion Director at WWD, now creative consultant and humanitarian, supporting the efforts of Red Earth Trading Company and Know Think Act. Here Kristin shares what makes her style her own.
KRISTIN BARONE | STYLE-LIST
What is your favorite city and neighborhood?
What is your favorite hotel?
The Mercer / LA Chateau Marmont
Your favorite restaurant and dish?
The Wren / prawns & fish and chips.
Wilfie & Knell
Favorite vacation location?
Rio De Janeiro, if Italy and Hawaii had a kid – it would be Rio.
Favorite surf spot / board?
Bali is my all time favorite when I have more time to get away. Malibu First point, Sayulita Mexico & Waikiki are my favorite locals for lazy night surfs.
Boards shaped by Guy Okazaki.
Favorite duffel or suitcase?
Favorite jean brand?
Essential wardrobe item?
Black moto jacket – reminder that life is best when you are on the back of a bike.
Favorite time of year?
Fall – I’m originally from Ca, I am still having a torrid love affair with this thing called seasons.
Your style icon?
Lou Doillon, blame it on Birkin.
Personal style tip for others?
Men’s smalls fit women better then most women’s size forms/blocks.
My cleaner aka doorman – loyalty for the man who holds your keys.
Myself, I have no patience for vanity.
Coffee or tea?
Favorite shoe maker?
Givenchy, Costume National, Isabel Marant
Dream car / bike?
1964 Split back Corvette / US – Defender / Africa – Vintage Cafe Racer, Honda or BMW
Favorite watch / watch brand?
Essential gadget you can’t live without?
Your favorite book?
#1 Bible, #2 Dictionary, wisdom and words pair well together, no?
Anything Thom Yorke
Favorite not for profit?
Know Think Act / Red Earth Shop