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Fashion designer , design consultant

Kathryn Hanford Risley, American design consultant, fashion designer.

Background

Risley, Kathryn Hanford was born on June 30, 1954 in Waterville, Maine, United States. Daughter of John Hollister and Mary (Kring) Risley.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Apparel Design, Rhode Island School of Design, 1977.

Career

President, designer Kathryn Risley Ltd., Middletown, Connecticut, 1980-1983. Associate designer Gil Aimbez for I.E.I. Industries, New York City, 1984. Designer Carole Little for St. Tropez West, Los Angeles, 1985.

Head knitwear designer St. Michel Sportswear, New York City, 1986, Indesign, New York City, 1987. Design director Apparel Imports-Gerard Works, 1988-1989. Consultant, owner, manager Knit Solutions, since 1989.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Windsurfing, swimming, collecting antiques, travel, skiing.

Connections

father:
John Hollister Risley

mother:
Mary (Kring) Risley