Creative Director Walter Baker began his career in finance, but his creative spirit and passion for design eventually led him to tackle the fashion world. In 1991, he launched his first signature label, WALTER, with an eclectic collection of flirty dresses and edgy jackets that would later go on the define the Walter label.
Today, Walter Baker oversees a globally recognized brand with a wide range of apparel, handbags and jewelry. Walter Baker's collections, which include the Walter Baker White Label and W118 by Walter Baker, can be found in the most prestigious retailers around the world, including Cusp by Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's, Macy's and Lord and Taylor. Additionally, his collections can be found in over 300 of the finest specialty stores. His labels are also continuously covered in notable publications such as VOGUE, InStyle, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Lucky and People StyleWatch. In 2013, WalterBaker.com was officially re-launched and further broadened the reach and exposure of the brand.
Additionally, Walter Baker has a loyal fan base of celebrity followers and influential tastemakers alike. He has dressed the likes of Taylor Swift, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Katy Perry and Rihanna (to name a few). And the brand is always covered in the most esteemed blogs of the fashion industry, including Song of Style, Who What Wear, Trop Rouge, The Man Repeller and Peace Love Shea.
Walter Baker and his two signature collections continue to reinvent the world of contemporary fashion. His fashion forward yet affordable lines, ranging from sportswear with feminine silhouettes to outwear, have solidified the Creative Director as one of the most innovative minds in the industry. Walter's aesthetic and his understanding of the needs and wants of the fashion conscious woman contribute to the company's current and future successes.