Originally from Hong Kong, Kung Katherine created her namesake brand according to Eastern tradition, which dictates that the family name precedes the given name. Katherine received her education in Fine Art and Fashion Design at School of Visual Arts and Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Her skills and knowledge were further cultivated through apprenticeships at reputable design houses such as Catherine Maladrino, Reem Acra, and most notably and formatively Oscar de la Renta. An avid traveler, Katherine combines traditional Eastern influences with innovative Western sensibilities as well as her international exposure and social surroundings to achieve a refined and timeless aesthetic."I believe women look their best when dressed in timeless, well-fitted, and comfortable works of art"