B-Yourself: Kathryn Petras


Kat Petras

Name: Kathryn Petras (Kat)

Age: 30

My hometown:  Birmingham

Profession: Freelance stylist: Make-up, hair and wardrobe. Production, print, weddings and events. Resident Birmingham bombshell stylist. Image consultant.

My passion:  Tacos, beauty, talking, writing, passion itself and the repeat button.

What inspires you most? Music and driving my car. Usually they happen together.

What is your most marked characteristic? Sass

My most overused words or phrases: “Don’t say _____.”

Most treasured possession: I am currently learning not to treasure possessions, unless they go on my feet.

I am guilty of: Lot’s probably.

My best friends say I am: Loyal, creative, complex and maverick. (Maverick was my favorite.)

Guilty pleasure: I tend to not feel guilty about pleasure

What is your greatest fear? Being eaten by a shark…or a bear….and monkeys in general.

Favorite books: The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle, Leaves of Grass…and anything C.S. Lewis wrote.

What keeps me awake at night? My neighbor’s Chihuahua

Greatest regret: Once there was a pair of rust–colored, knee–high Coach suede boots at TJ Maxx….

What is your motto/mantra?  “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever.” Psalms 73:26

Followed closely by “ I need coffee.”

One day I hope to…Travel, write a book, have a big garden and lots of people to cook for. I hope I can be the person my mother  always thought I was.

Qualities you most like in a man? Humor, courage, kindness, confidence, a little bit of magic and no sports paraphernalia.

What trait do you most deplore in others? Shady”ness”

Your best beauty secrets? Olive oil, great concealer and a bus load of attitude.

What is your idea of perfect happiness? Being understood

Which living person do you most admire? My seven-year-old niece.

Last time I lied: Probably answering one of these questions .

You can never have too many... Shoes, ways to make fire, true friends, back-up plans and people that make you smile.

Photo and text by Angela Karen;

Hair and make-up by Kat Petras.

One Response to “B-Yourself: Kathryn Petras”

  1. Pinky says:

    If u are a size 7.5 & still interested in those boots let me know 😉 I have a minimally used pair that need a new home.

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