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Stylist, Creative Consultant, Costume Designer, Muse
Renowned for riding her bicycle through Paris in lavish self-styled outfits and vertiginous YSL heels, Catherine Baba’s life and career have soared into a constantly evolving creative adventure.
Catherine left the western suburbs of Sydney and headed to Paris to study at the famous Parisian fashion school; Studio Berçot. Baba went on to debut at the Chanel Couture Atelier and then become a creative consultant for esteemed labels such as Ungaro, Givenchy and Balmain, as well as independent designers Jeremy Scott, Andre Walker and Marano.
Her work as a costume designer on the film My Little Princess earned her a nomination for Best Costume Design at France’s prestigious César Awards in 2011.
In 2012 Baba produced a couture costume jewellwry collection for Gripoix and designed an exclusive dress - 'La Baba' for VOGUE Fashion Night Out in Paris.
She collaborated with Italian eyewear label Friend Of designing a range of sunglasses that are stocked at the iconic Parisian boutique Colette.
As a stylist, Catherine has worked for most of the world’s prestigious publications Vanity Fair, Dazed & Confused, VOGUE (U.S., Japan, China), Tank, Glamour (Italy), VOGUE Gioello, Interview, 10, Paper and Stiletto, amongst others and is now regarded as a social celebrity, seen in many a front row and a regular in best dressed lists and in editorial features around the globe.
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