Read about her work experience, and learn a bit about her personally as well.


Karen Parker O’Brien has been a NYC fashion professional for over 20 years. From launching two jewelry companies in high school, to managing and buying for a couture retail store on Madison Avenue, to owning her own wholesale multi-line fashion rep showroom, she lives and breathes fashion.

When she was president of her wholesale rep company, Karen introduced hundreds of stores to up-and-coming designers from around the globe. She launched numerous brands into companies like Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue.

She has exhibited at over 150 fashion trade shows, and visited international style countries like Spain and Israel for fashion shows and design meetings. She earned her degree in Business Management and Marketing as she believes that is vital for any industry.

Karen loves bringing people into her “inner fashion circle” so they can share the excitement of this amazing industry, and learn a bit about the business side along their tour. She has a great eye for style and loves sharing her vision and expertise so people can find exactly what they’re looking for, and maybe think outside the box a little bit.