Penny Winter has over 20 years of experience working in Kenya’s fashion industry. Operating as a design and product developer, she links highly-skilled artisans to international luxury markets. Her extensive local network and thoughtful design sensibility, paired with her virtuosity in the production of world class garments, jewellery and accessories, place her in a unique position to consistently consult and actualize ambitious high-fashion projects.
Beyond the Penny Winter fashion and jewellery brand, her personal portfolio presents a wide breadth of knowledge in pattern cutting, construction and styling.
1993-1995 : Pattern maker and tailor with the Royal Shakespeare Company 1995-1997 : Pattern maker and tailor with English National Opera.
1997-2001 : Designer and stylist for Blue Sky Africa productions.
Costume designer on the set of the Constant Gardener and the Last King of Scotland
PW products worn by Lupita Nyong’o, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Erin O'connor, Trudy Styler, Helena Christiansen, Princess Caroline of Monaco, Christina Aguilera and Uma Thurman.