Karen Walker is a designer, entrepreneur, businessperson, storyteller, marketer, brand and icon.
Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Karen has garnered a stellar international following for her collections that cleverly play with cultural subtext, juxtaposing luxe and street, masculine and feminine, folk and utility, for designs that are both directional and wearable. Adventurous collaborations are also at the heart of Karen Walker and recent highlights include collections with Disney, Sephora, Uniqlo, Madewell, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and the Royal New Zealand
Yacht Squadron as well as a project with the Kūki ‘Āirani Creative Māmās. Globally, Karen’s influence has seen her consistently ranked in The Business of Fashion’s powerhouse BoF 500, reflecting her position as on the world stage, as an industry figure shaping the future of fashion.