Walter Baker began his career in finance, and while he conquered the sophisticated world of Wall Street, he found a new calling in the ever-changing and glamorous world of fashion. Walter tapped into his creative spirit and passion for design and created one of the fastest growing fashion companies in New York City.
Walter launched his very first signature label WALTER in the early 90s, and quickly established a place at the Fashion Olympus in NYC. His energetic eclectic collection of flirty dresses and edgy jackets came to define the Walter label.
Today, Walter Baker oversees a globally recognized brand with a wide range of high quality leather outerwear, stunning evening dresses and trendy apparel. Walter Baker’s collections, which include the Walter Baker, W118 by Walter Baker and Walter labels can be found in the most prestigious retailers around the world, including Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor.
Walter Baker Labels are featured in high profile publications such as Vogue, InStyle, Marie Claire, Harpers Bazaar and more. His fashion-forward, affordable lines, ranging from sportswear with feminine silhouettes to outerwear, have solidified Walter Baker as one of the most innovative Creative Directors in the industry.
Walter Baker has dressed many celebrities including Rihanna, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian and many others. The brand is also favored by many famous fashion influencers including Natalie Suarez, Danielle Bernstein of WeWoreWhat, Ulia Ali, Shea Marie, Tina Lee, Aimee Song of Song of Style, Leandra Cohen of The Man Repeller and others.