Follow Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig on Instagram, and you can count on two things: red-carpet ready dresses from their label, Marchesa, and snaps from their globe-trotting adventures. Here are their digital obsessions.
First app you check in the morning
G: E-mail, New York Times, BBC
K: E-mail, Breaking News
Last app you check at night
G: E-mail, New York Times, MailOnline (just don’t tell anyone!)
K: Instagram, New York Times, my Mi Fit
Last text you sent
G: To Keren
K: To Georgina. We send each other silly pictures, mostly from MailOnline.
Most text-happy friend
G: Pretty much everyone now
K: My mother!
G: New York Times Real Estate, 1stdibs
Last person you spoke to on the phone
G: My husband
K: My husband
Instagram accounts you follow for inspiration
G: @magicbusUSA is Asia’s largest mentoring organization, and it is very close to my heart, @hamishbowles, @natgeo
K: @everytown, @hamishbowles, @johnderian
Most stylish people on Instagram
G: @kerencraigmarchesa, @tabithasimmons, @privategg
K: @georginachapmanmarchesa, @batgio
When you turn off your phone
G: Always when I’m at the theater
K: Never. Sometimes I put it on airplane mode, but never off!
G: Whatever my six-year-old daughter is into. She has taken over DJ duties in the car.
K: Pink Floyd, “Wish You Were Here”
G: Heart & big grin
K: Kissing lips
Top three phone etiquette rules
G: 1. No phone at dinner table. 2. No phone at a restaurant. 3. No phone at the theater.
K: 1. Never before 9:30 a.m. 2. Never after 9:30 p.m. 3. Rules don’t apply on weekends.
G: Longer arms would be good for better angles! Failing that, good lighting.
K: Put it through the Ava Photo app; you’ll lose 10 years! (Thanks, Rachel Roy, for the selfie coaching!)
Shop the Marchesa collection on BG.com starting in November.
Follow the designers at @georginachapmanmarchesa and @kerencraigmarchesa, and don’t forget @bergdorfs.