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Work Wear Diaries: Katherine Cheng

The woman behind K & Company proves that real style is ageless.
Work Wear Diaries: Katherine Cheng The woman behind K & Company proves that real style is ageless.

I admire women who have identified a style that works for them, and that’ll safely see them through their 20s, 30s, right up to their 40s and beyond. There are a number who understand that it’s not what you wear, but how you wear it and what works for their body shape. Retailer Katherine Cheng is easily one of them—one of the most stylish women in the metro.

Katherine is the owner of women’s wear line, K & Company. “I have always been interested in fashion. [I] dabbled my first collection in the bazaars 15 years ago and finally opened my store 10 years ago,” she shares.

Now, she shops for work wear at her sample room! Moreover, her stores are a reflection of her own closet (a good sign as she was once on Preview's Best Dressed List)—keeping things clean while nailing down the details; polished femininity with edge. If there was a need to define the ineffable definition of classiness, perhaps, Katherine comes closest.

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Read on to know more about Katherine Cheng and view the photo gallery to see more of her style.

Is there any fashion item you collect?

Everything beautiful

 

What's your favourite item in your closet?

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[My] dresses

 

How long does it take for you to get ready for work?  

I usually take 10 minutes to get ready and 10 minutes of breakfast.

 

How do you choose an outfit? Do you have any particular dressing philosophy/strategy?

I choose my outfit depending on my mood, then the occasion and venue. Fashion is fun. Pick a trend that works for you or is an embodiment of who you are.

 

What's your rule for repeating clothes?

I don’t have a problem with repeating clothes. Just mix and match, and accessorize for a different look.

 

What do you do on weekends?

I spend weekends with my family, We usually go to Rockwell or bring Uno, our Jack Russel Terrier, and Wolverine, our black Pom, to the Fort for a walk.

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What are your other interests? Hobbies? 

I love music and I listen to different kinds from Opera, pop, Broadway, blues to rock.

 

View the photo gallery to see more of her style.


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