Kim Newport Mimran | President and Design Director of Pink Tartan


Kimberley Newport-Mimran is a fashion legend in Canada. She is President and Design Director of Pink Tartan, the womenswear brand that she founded in 2002 and which has since grown into an international brand known for understated luxury and sophisticated sportswear. At Toronto Fashion Week this year, Kim presented a brand new collection of evening wear, or “Canadian couture” as she called it, under the label Kim Newport, which was received with great acclaim.

The Brand is Female’s Eva Hartling discussed Kim’s earlier years building a career in fashion (including a stint at now defunct Caban aka the greatest home store in Canadian history!), where her inspiration comes from, the secret to keeping a fashion line alive and successful for 17 years, the obstacles she faced along the way and how she stays grounded… which translates into lots of meals at home with husband Joe Mimran and her children.

Eva Hartling