Digital Illustration, 2020
Karen Walker was born in Auckland. She launched her eponymous fashion label in the late 1980s and showed at New York Fashion Week for twenty consecutive seasons from 2006 to 2016. Today her work is sold worldwide.
Karen is committed to responsible, ethical sourcing, and her company partners
with the African production company Artisan.Fashion to produce accessories
of social significance. In 2004, she became a Member of the New Zealand Order
of Merit, and, in 2014, she was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order
of Merit for services to fashion design.