London-based designer Katie Eary graduated from The Royal College of Art in 2008 with an MA in Menswear. Eary's Punked Royal Military graduate collection, inspired by the famed Soviet satirical novel The Master and Margarita, gained critical acclaim and went on to be showcased at Selfridges in London, appeared in several fashion publications, and was worn by celebrities including Kate Moss and Roisin Murphy. Her menswear brand showed at London Collections: Men from A/W 11 to A/W 18.
She has collaborated with a number of designers and retailers across her career. In 2011, she became known for collaborating with Kanye West on his initial fashion collections. She was the first designer with whom furniture retailer IKEA collaborated in 2016, and she has also worked with restaurant chain KFC and streetwear brand Nicce.