My Universe: Kate Young

One of the most sought after stylists and creatives in the world, we couldn’t wait to sneak a peek into the universe of Kate Young. A tastemaker of the highest order, when Kate recommends something, we listen. Read on for the items, people and places that fill her world.


Jeans Re/done

T-shirt Calder

Sneakers Veja for day, Nike for exercise

Heels Prada, usually

Flats Alumnae

Boots Saint laurent

Sunglasses Ky for Tura

Watch Gold Cartier Panthere

Day bag Proenza Schouler

Jewelry you wear everyday Gold wedding band on my left hand and diamond eternity band on my right hand

Workout wear Splits 59

Designers Chloe, Rosetta Getty, The Row, Celine, Sonia Rykiel

Lingerie / underwear La perla & Commando

Where do you shop Where don’t I shop?

Boutique Maryam Nassir Zadeh

Shopping Mecca Merci in Paris

Online shopping site Resee



Astrological sign Aries

Workout Gyro or Pilates with Ashley Richmond

Sport Tennis

Yoga studio / teacher Wherever

Do you meditate Yes, but not enough

Meditation teacher TM

Morning rituals Coffee/NY Post/NY Times/Business of Fashion

Evening rituals Trevor Noah

Tea / tonic drink I buy them but don’t drink them

Wellness idol Frank Lipman

Diet you follow Paleo-ish

Guilty pleasure Pasta



Skin care Tatcha oil or de Mamiel cleanser, Drunk Elephant C, Tata Harper Moisturizer

Soap Marfa Soap Co

Perfume or Cologne Le Labo Gaiac 10

Hairdresser Joe at Orlo



Go-to dinner party recipe Botanica Mag’s eggplant with ras el hanout and herb salad. It’s the best thing ever.

Most used kitchen gadget Instant pot

Snack Dark chocolate

Drink Red wine from La Clarine

What’s always in your fridge Champagne, just in case



Home Brooklyn

Artist Too many, that’s hard

Piece of art in your home Cecil Touchon and a tiny Kiki Smith Stars print

Museum Whitney

Pets I have an elderly beta fish

Sheets Linen, don’t know where they’re from

Local restaurant Metta

Best cup of coffee in your town I like deli coffee, I’m not qualified to answer this one

China / Pottery Both

Piece of furniture Pierre Paulin Pumpkin Chair (original not reissue)

Furniture store or designer Demisch Danant

Minimalist or maximalist Both (goals vs reality)

Hotel Harmony Hotel Costa Rica

Collection Elsa Peretti Terra Cotta



Inspiration My husband, Keith

Fashion idol So many. Lauren Bacall, Slim Keith, Blondie, Tina Chow, Anita Pallenberg, Georgia O’Keefe, Annie Albers, I need to stop… this list could go on for days

Sports hero Greta Waitz

Crush Nick Cave

Beach Nosara

Ski Resort Sun Valley

Charity Planned Parenthood

Place in the world My bed

Writers James Salter, Edna st Vincent Millay, A.M. Homes, Lucia Berlin, Murakami, Donna Tart, Elena Ferrante. Again I’m going to stop. I’m forgetting people I’m sure.

Albums Terry Reed, Seed of Memory, The Cure, Head On the Door, Simple Minds New Gold Dream, Bruce Springsteen Nebraska, George Harrison All Things Must Pass

Nightstand reading Parenting books

Photography or coffee table book Vintage interior design books

Song in your head at the moment Weekend by Ariel Pink

Dancing or karaoke Dancing



Phone iphone

Podcasts Where do we begin with Esther Perel

Laptop or desktop Laptop

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