Eugenia Kim is a brand designer founded in Soho in January 1998. Kim studies at Parsons School of Design in NYC. Barneys New York placed their first order and the Eugenia Kim brand was born. Launching as a millinery collection, the brand has since grown to include other accessories such as scarves, gloves, belts and shoes. In 2004 Eugenia was awarded the honor of 'Accessories Designer of the Year' by the CFDA (Swarovski). Headquartered and handmade in New York City, Kim is sold in luxury retailers such as Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus, in addition to over 200 specialty boutiques worldwide.