Kimberley Newport-Mimran is President and Design Director of Pink Tartan, the womenswear brand that she founded in 2002. Pink Tartan has developed into a global label known for understated luxury and sophisticated sportswear. The New York showroom was opened in 2004, and the company now includes a design studio based in Toronto and new office opening in LA. The Pink Tartan line is carried at Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Hudsonís Bay Company and Holt Renfrew as well as specialty stores across North America, Central America, Middle East and Europe.
After graduating from a fashion merchandising and manufacturing management program, Newport-Mimran found herself in the buying office at the Hudsonís Bay Company. She then applied her expertise to the iconic Canadian label Club Monaco, where she developed a keen understanding of structure and tailoring. Upon her move to Caban, Newport-Mimran honed her knowledge of fabrics and luxury design. With this compilation of experience, Newport-Mimran went on to establish Pink Tartan.