Establishing her eponymous label in 2013, after attending London’s Royal College of Art, she became known for her illustrative silk scarves. With a new range of swimsuits Hollywood Bikini, Zodiac Swimsuit, Hollywood Swimsuit. Each illustration tells its own story, whether that be curious creatures, nostalgia-fuelled memories or characters acting out scenes from an old, forgotten film. The collection has introduced cashmere scarves, silk sleepwear and cushions, growing into a full range of decorative pieces.
Karen's work received instant recognition with a raft of stockists around the world, coverage in titles such as Vogue and Grazia. She receives regular commissions for bespoke prints and illustrations from clients including Dawn O’Porter, V&A, Universal Pictures and Vogue 100.