Author and journalist Henriette Kuhrt (1977) was born in Hamburg. She attended the German School of Journalism after high school, and studied journalism, politics and sociology in Munich and Salamanca. Alongside her work for the Swiss Sunday newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung am Sonntag, she also writes for various magazines. She also consults and gives talks on matters relating to style and etiquette. She lives in Munich with her family.