Kimberley Newport-Mimran is President and Design Director of Pink Tartan, the womenswear brand that she founded in 2002, and the Kim Newport Collection, a line of eveningwear she introduced in 2019. Newport-Mimran is known for her appreciation of understated luxury, modern sophistication and easy elegance. Her design studio is based in Toronto.
After graduating from a fashion merchandising and manufacturing management program Newport-Mimran began her career in the buying office at Hudson’s Bay. She then applied her expertise to the iconic Canadian label Club Monaco, where she developed a keen understanding of structure and tailoring. Upon her move to Caban, Newport-Mimran honed her knowledge of fabrics and luxury design. With this compilation of experience, NewportMimran went on to establish Pink Tartan.
Newport-Mimran has since evolved her global brand beyond sportswear, the signature that has earned Pink Tartan a loyal following. Bringing her expertise to new categories, NewportMimran has introduced all of the key pieces that make up a complete day-to-night wardrobe, including PT Essentials, her elevated take on casualwear. The arrival of the Kim Newport Collection marked Newport-Mimran’s highly anticipated return to the runway and her debut focus on eveningwear. The Kim Newport Collection is at once modern, glamorous and timeless, showcasing luxurious materials and made-in-Canada craftsmanship at its finest. At the Pink Tartan flagship in Toronto’s Yorkville shopping district, Newport-Mimran has created a stylish space that effectively contextualizes her complete vision for an inspired lifestyle.
Kim is married to Joe Mimran, and together they split their time between Toronto and Palm Beach. The couple have a daughter Jacqueline, born in 2001, and share their homes with Max Mimran, the family’s beloved French bulldog.