kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW) is the design and marketing firm founded in 1993 by CEO and Chief Designer, Kathy Ireland. The mission statement of kiWW is “…finding solutions for families, especially busy moms.”
Forbes magazine reports that kiWW is a “design empire which grosses over 1.4 billion dollars annually in retail sales.” License Global Magazine names kathy ireland Worldwide the 28th most powerfully licensed brand globally and reports that annual retail sales have grown to 1.9 billion dollars. According to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is one of the fifty most influential people in fashion.
kathy ireland Worldwide offers designs in home, office, furniture, lighting, flooring, fashion, including best-selling collections of bridal gowns, special occasion dresses and fine jewelry. Kathy is also Chief Designer for Window World, America’s largest window replacement company. kiWW’s business interests include kathy ireland Weddings; resort weddings for destination nuptials in Hawaii and California, Acafe Chef Andre; a food, entertaining and lifestyle brand, Jardin Nicholas Walker; a brand inspired by outdoor living, and Sterling Winters Company; an artist management firm.
Kathy was named by UCLA one of the Top 10 Women’s Health Advocates in America and supports countless nonprofits. Kathy was honored recently by the Anti-Defamation League, the YWCA, The Dream Foundation and is a significant contributor to many others, including the Alliance for Christian Education, 911 for Kids/AEFK, the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Kathy is the author of six books, including Powerful Inspirations, Eight Lessons that Will Change Your Life, Real Solutions for Busy Moms: Your Guide To Success and Sanity and Real Solutions for Busy Moms Devotional: 52-God Inspired Messages for Your Heart.
In 2012, Kathy was a key speaker for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, with such luminaries as Prime Minister Shimon Peres and President Barack Obama – to show her support of Israel.
Kathy currently resides in Los Angeles.