Christene Barberich is the global editor-in-chief & co-founder of the Webby award-winning lifestyle media company, Refinery29, which reaches 225 million women worldwide every month. She is also the New York Times best-selling author of Style Stalking. Prior to co-founding Refinery29 in 2005, she held posts at Gourmet Magazine, The Daily, The New Yorker, and was the founding editor of the ASME-winning CITY magazine. Her fashion and design writing have appeared in The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, New York Magazine, Dwell, Amuse, and Elle Decoration among other titles. In 2014, she was named one of Ad Age's top 20 Media Mavens of the year, and in 2016 she was named one of Folio's Top Women In Media. In addition to her editorial and new media work, she is a frequent industry speaker and has provided brand consulting and/or content for a mix of fashion and lifestyle clients, including American Eagle, Nine West, Prada Beauté, Nike, Yves Saint Laurent Fragrance, and others. She lives in Brooklyn.