fashion stylist katelyn mooney

After studying fashion design at New York's Parsons School, Katelyn Mooney decided to actually focus on styling rather than design. She quickly racked up an enviable client list, including Marc Jacobs, Vogue Bambini, H&M, J Crew and American Apparel. New York-based Katelyn will guest edit the next issue (#9) of Papier Mache magazine.

Which five words best describe you? Dreamer, mother, ambitious, inspired, enthusiastic.

How did you get your career start and what path have you taken since? My career started in design and morphed itself into styling as a need for more creative freedom.

What’s the best lesson you’ve learnt along the way? If you love your job, you will never work a day in your life.

What’s your proudest career achievement? Becoming a fashion editor. Especially of Papier Mache.

What’s been your best decision? To style instead of design.

Who inspires you? Children. You can learn alot from them.

What are you passionate about? Kidswear. I get so excited about finding new designers.

Which person, living or dead, would you most like to meet? Che Guevara

What dream do you still want to fulfil? To travel the world.

What are you reading? Brown Bear, Brown Bear every night.

images courtesy of katelyn mooney