First-generation Korean-American Eugenia Kim is known for her funky, stylish handcrafted hats. She studied at Dartmouth College and hoped to become a doctor like her father. After a car accident that broke her back, she decided to forego her medical education. In order to fund her studies, she worked as an assistant at Allure Magazine and also took a few a hat making classes at Parsons School of Design.
After completing her education, Kim began working at a publishing company in New York City. She was also a freelance writer and designer for a year. In 2005, she took a fashion design course at Parsons School of Design, where she received her bachelor’s degree in marketing. After graduating, she worked in publishing in New York City, working for Allure magazine. In 1997, she started her own millinery business, and later launched her own footwear line. In 2016, she received the Perry Ellis Award for accessories design.
After launching her own line of shoes, Kim also branched out into a footwear line, which featured rabbit-fur-trimmed boots and whimsical creations. Her footwear line won a prestigious Perry Ellis Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America for best accessory design. Other previous winners include Kate Spade, Miranda Morrison, and Kari Sigerson of Sigerson Morrison. The hat line is available in 120 stores worldwide, and is also carried at Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom.
Passion for hat design
Despite her Asian background, Kim is a New Yorker with a passion for hat design. She has a penchant for funky, colorful hats. Her designs have been featured in many fashion magazines and have graced the covers of Vogue and W. In addition to her hats, Kim’s footwear has been sold in over 200 specialty boutiques and at Target.
Originally from Pennsylvania, Kim switched careers to fashion two decades ago, where she had a successful career at the Allure fashion magazine. After graduating, she worked at a small shoe shop in Manhattan and received a huge amount of compliments from passersby. The star also has a love for hats, and her office is located in Soho.
Born in Pennsylvania, Kim studied at Dartmouth College. She later attended Parsons School of Design. Her office is located at 203 E. Fourth St., New York, NY 10009. After graduating, Kim worked in fashion publishing in New York City. She was a designer at the Allure magazine for two years before launching her own millinery line. In 1997, she launched her line of handcrafted hats and shoes, which includes her iconic cloche ponchos.
Known for her hats
The founder of a Korean-American millinery firm, Eugenia Kim also designs shoes. She was known for her hats when she was just eleven. The eponymous line of hats is one of the most popular in New York. Eventually, her hats and footwear line were sold at Bond 07 in Soho.
In 2004, Kim’s hats were a hit with celebrities. Her shoes were also a hit. In 2004, she launched a line of shoes, and in 2004, she started designing hats. Soon, she was recognized as a rising star in the fashion world. Her hats are a must-have for any occasion. They can be worn by all kinds of women.
The designer was fired from her job at Allure magazine after a bad haircut. She decided to shave her head. She wound up selling her hats at Bond 07, a trendy store in Soho. She was able to make her own hats at home and sell them at Bond07. And after her success with her floppy wigs, she is now known for her handcrafted wares.