Claudia Barbieri

Claudia Barbieri is an independent reporter and critic writing on the arts scene in France and Britain. Her work has been published in print and digital media, including The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Art Newspaper, The DesignEdit and many others.

Who Knows Tomorrow

A Life Transformed

April 3, 2015 | By Claudia Barbieri | Books

In December 2002, fashionista and design writer Lisa Lovatt-Smith threw over a high-flying career at Vogue magazine and devoted herself to saving abused children in African orphanages. She has now turned her sometimes life-threatening adventures into a dramatic and often … Read More

Perrin

March 2, 2015 | By Claudia Barbieri | Shopping

Luxury Leathers Perrin, a French leather-goods company that has been producing luxury gloves and handbags since 1893, has just opened a Paris flagship store in the high-fashion, high-octane Golden Triangle, at 3 rue d’Alger, a stone’s throw from the iconic … Read More

Le Salon de George Sand

July 9, 2014 | By Claudia Barbieri | Daytrips From Paris

At Home with George … And Frédéric, Franz, Eugène … George Sand’s House in Nohant. © Etienne Revault-CMN In 1821, a 17-year-old girl named Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, who would one day become George Sand, inherited a small manor house, the Manoir … Read More