Kate Hewko: The Fearless Rebel Reshaping Fashion’s Landscape

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Kate Hewko set out to do fashion differently – to build a brand that says, “We’re cool girls, but not mean girls.” Her brand’s statement-punching pieces are for anyone to wear. Her motto? You CAN sit with us—welcome to the gang! Kate gives us stylish options we can wear from a woman-owned and operated company, making runway-worthy looks that are unique, edgy, and affordable all at once. Needless to say, we’re obsessed. Check out the Kate Hewko Instagram page, and you will be too!

We’re here for this unique, unapologetic fashion rebel reshaping the game. Even better, you don’t have to spend a fortune to get a high-quality look you know you have to have. With Kate Hewko, you can tap into runway-ready looks without breaking the bank. And you don’t have to look like a stereotypical supermodel out of Milan, either—this brand flawlessly showcases fashion across a wide range of body types, sizes, and ages. The message is loud and clear: “You should wear whatever the eff you want,” she argues, and she’s not wrong!

Looking for style tips? The Kate Hewko blog’s got you covered. Are you only interested in supporting an inclusive and passionate team? You’ve found the right brand to dress in. Kate’s taken her fearless entrepreneurial spirit and attracted a diverse team of individuals who actually care, so you’re in for a treat any time you buy—and every time you wear one of these outstanding pieces.

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To Kate, it’s essential to be never basic and absolutely badass. She’s embodied these traits, starting in a small shop in Calgary, Alberta, and within a few years, expanding to a fulfillment center in Nashville for full-on US distribution. Now, she’s got her sights set on the UK, Europe, and Australia.

Not to mention, Kate happens to be gorgeous herself—we’re surprised she doesn’t model her designs more often! Kate was featured on Avenue Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 as an established, flirty, and thriving icon. Have we mentioned we’re obsessed? Because we’re obsessed.

Unsurprisingly, Kate’s building her empire selling one drool-worthy piece at a time. Kate genuinely wants to dress you in clothes you’ll adore and just love wearing, so she prices her pieces so you can stay within budget. That’s why she’s taking over our closets one showstopper at a time.

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The brand’s hit magazines everywhere, including Vogue Korea, Refinery 29, Fashion Magazine, and Flare—and adorned the beautiful bodies of notable celebrities, including Maye Musk, Miley Cyrus, Idina Menzel, Cyndi Lauper, and the Lizzo Euro Tour. We’ve caught her designs at the Grammys, the Oscars, the Emmys, the VMS, TIFF, and more—almost every relevant red carpet you can think of.

Kate started with a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and went on to finish fashion school at the International Academy of Design and Technology. She took that to the runway in Toronto’s downtown core, growing into a buyer for a Vancouver boutique and blossoming into her own progressive boutique in 2007. She’s the proud mom to three kids who inherited their mom’s knack at fashion, frequently throwing their own runway shows in the living room. When she’s not wrangling the kids (or their two Daschunds), she’s going full steam ahead on the business – and looking damn good while doing it, we must say.

We could all use a little bit of Kate Hewko in our lives. Take her inspirational journey and breathtaking designs, and put them in your closet. Time to say goodbye to conformity—life’s too short to wear boring clothes! Let’s make life a fashion show. We’ll see you there.

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