Flare.com: Who is your favourite designer?
Matte Babel: “I don’t have one. I like to mix and match vintage, urban and euro styles for my own unique look.”
F: What’s your biggest fashion pet peeve?
M.B.: “Bad shoes.”
F: What does the word style mean to you?
F: What is in your CD player right now?
M.B.: “I have a few oldies actually, Nat King Cole and Paul Simon – oh, and G Unit.”
F: What do you think is the one album everyone should own?
M.B.: “This is a hard one, there are so many. Nas, Illmatic; Jay-Z, The Black Album; Bob Marley, Legend; Nirvana, Nevermind.”
F: What’s the one item you can’t leave home without?
M.B.: “My cell phone.”
F: What was the last book you read?
M.B.: “No One Here Gets Out Alive, the Jim Morrison biography.”
F: Would you describe yourself as high or low maintenance?
M.B.: “Personality wise, I’d say I’m very low. Not a lot of stuff bothers me and I’m very easy-going. Clothing wise, extremely high, I’ll change five times before I go out.”
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