Catherine Baba

Catherine Baba. Photo by Adam Katz Sinding.

Those looking to copy Catherine Baba’s iconic style would be hard pressed to amass a collection of turbans, pumps, and prints comparable to those that fill the stylist’s well documented wardrobe. But thanks to Baba’s new street style-ready eyewear collection with F-O Vision (exclusively available at Dover Street Market), there may be hope after all. Amidst celebrating the collection launch and traveling for Fashion Month, we asked Baba to let us in on a few of her best style secrets.

Define your style in three words:
Eclectic, art deco, disco.

Daily uniform:
Kimono, catsuit, jumpsuit.

Greatest hits:
My new eyewear collection with F-O Vision.

Preferred footwear:
Heels always—Louboutin, Dior.

Finishing touches:
Glasses, turbans.

Nighttime look:
Silverscreen situations.

Best recent discoveries:
Positano, Louboutin lipstick.

Lusting after:
My new eyewear collection, Dior catsuit, Valentino anything.

Style pet peeve:
Visible underwear.

Favorite haunts:
Indochine NYC, Belle Epoque Paris, Sunset Tower L.A., Casba Tokyo.

Fall must-haves:
Saint Laurent leather anything, Givenchy velvets and transparencies.

What’s always in your bag:
Opium, cigarettes, lipstick.