About Carin Wester
Carin Wester graduated 1998, from Beckman’s School of Design and started short thereafter to work as a designer for the brand Paul & Friends. During eight seasons, she designed the women’s line, until that she started her own brand Carin Wester, 2003.
Since the launching of the brand, Carin has been nominated for Nöjesguidens fashion award (2004) and achieved the prize as newcomer of the year by Elle (2004) for her design. Carin was also nominated as the Designer of the year by Elle (2005) and just recently she was nominated by Ernst & Young as Entrepreneur of the year 2008. In August 2009, she won the prestigious prize "Guldknappen" from the Swedish magazine Damernas Värld.
In 2007 Carin Wester started a co-operation with the German press agency Agentur V, which are representing brands such as Henrik Vibskov, Wood Wood amongst others. She also works with the Swedish press agency Patriksson Communication.
Today, her collection consists of a female line (Carin Wester), a male line(Wester) and the limited and handmade line (W). The collections are sold in several stores in Sweden, as well as in stores in Denmark, Finland, Norway, England, Germany, France, USA, Canada and Japan.