Kristen Ingersoll, Fashion and Entertainment Director at Hearst Magazines International, is responsible for the creation and production of celebrity cover shoots and fashion stories for the international editions of Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Esquire and Good Housekeeping. Ingersoll previously worked at Elle International magazine as International Bureau Chief where she was in charge of editing photos, producing shoots and liaising with publicists, model agencies and photo agencies. Before her six years at Elle, she was based in Paris designing clothes for Naf Naf, a sporty clothing brand, and working for French Elle and Elle international. Ingersoll currently resides in New York City and enjoys spending her free time running, playing tennis, reading and painting.
Meet Kristen Ingersoll
Expertise: Fashion Director
Interests: Fashion, Art, Music, Movies, Travel, Tennis, Running, Food
Background: Influential locations and experiences in my life include Massachusetts, Canada, Maryland, France, NYC
Favorite meal: Lobster rolls, sushi, roasted vegetables with olive oil
Recent purchase: Gianvito Rossi gladiator sandals
Hidden talent: Always looking
Restaurant recommendation: Need a book for this one, but to name a few: Indochine, Le Colonial, Bond, Morandi, Waverly Inn, Gemma, Il Buco, Roomali (they have the best Kati rolls which I eat with a cup of chai)
If I had $20, I'd... invest in any of my animals as well as those I don't know that need love and care
Transformative travel experience: Trip to Paris with my grandmother at age 13
Favorite neighborhood: Gramercy Park, particularly the fenced garden. And anything around Bond Street.
Dream holiday: Tropical remote island
If I could solve one problem, it would be: The world, playing God here.
I wish people cared more about: The environment and our overall well-being
Recent aha! moment: Health is wealth
The world would be a better place if... we ALL tried to be more responsible