• APRIL 2, 1974

    Eugenia Kim is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • JUNE 1996

    Eugenia Kim breaks her back sledding, and after a month-long hospital stay decides not to pursue medicine. Graduates from Dartmouth with a degree in Psychology

  • AUGUST 1997

    Eugenia enrolls in a millinery class at Parsons New School of Design

  • FEBRUARY 1998

    Eugenia shaves her head and creates a feathered hat as a disguise; that hat draws the attention of buyers in SOHO, leading to orders being placed and the birth of the brand

  • MAY 1998

    MAY 1998

    NY Times article announces the collection to be introduced at Barneys New York

  • MAY 1998

    MAY 1998

    W Magazine publishes first editorial styled with a Eugenia Kim hat

  • NOVEMBER 1998

    Eugenia Kim wins Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion Award

  • DECEMBER 1998

    Eugenia Kim opens her first store on East 4th street in New York City

  • SEPTEMBER 2001

    Eugenia Kim designs hats for Zoolander film

  • SEPTEMBER 2001

    SEPTEMBER 2001

    Jennifer Lopez and Janet Jackson wear Eugenia Kim hats at the MTV Video Music Awards

  • FEBRUARY 2002

    NY Times covers first Eugenia Kim runway collaboration with designer Alice Roi

  • OCTOBER 2002

    OCTOBER 2002

    Beyoncé wears Eugenia Kim Honey hat on the cover of Vibe Magazine

  • FEBRUARY 2003

    Eugenia Kim collaborates with Michael Kors on hats for his Fall/Winter 2003 collection

  • NOVEMBER 2003

    NOVEMBER 2003

    Eugenia Kim footwear collection launch

  • FEBRUARY 2004

    FEBRUARY 2004

    Hat worn in Sex And The City episode 92 by Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker)

  • JUNE 2004

    JUNE 2004

    Eugenia Kim wins Perry Ellis CFDA Award for Accessories Design

  • JANUARY 2005

    Eugenia Kim awarded by Fashion Group International as Accessories Designer of the Year

  • FEBRUARY 2005

    Eugenia Kim collaborates with Donna Karan on Fall/Winter 2005 show

  • MAY 2005

    MAY 2005

    Genie by Eugenia Kim diffusion line launches in Spring/Summer 2006

  • SEPTEMBER 2005

    Men's line "Mr. Kim" is launched

  • FEBRUARY 2006

    First men's editorial: Eugenia Kim in GQ

  • DECEMBER 2006

    Eugenia Kim's first book, "Saturday Night Hat: Quick, Easy Hatmaking for the Downtown Girl", is published by Random House Imprint

  • FEBRUARY 2007

    FEBRUARY 2007

    Eugenia Kim collaborates on Side-Parted Hair Hats for the Catherine Malandrino FW07 runway show

  • MAY 2007

    "Tweety Bird" Hat released in collaboration with Warner Bros.

  • SEPTEMBER 2007

    SEPTEMBER 2007

    Michael Kors, DKNY debut SS08 runway collaborations at NYFW

  • OCTOBER 2007

    OCTOBER 2007

    WWD announces Eugenia Kim x Coach collaboration

  • NOVEMBER 2007

    NOVEMBER 2007

    Eugenia Kim x Coach hat collaboration

  • JULY 2008

    JULY 2008

    Eugenia Kim x Michael Kors

  • SEPTEMBER 2008

    SEPTEMBER 2008

    Eugenia Kim wins Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Female Award

  • JULY 2009

    Launch of Eugenia Kim x Urban Outfitters capsule collection, "EEK!"

  • SEPTEMBER 2009

    Eugenia Kim hats introduced at Neiman Marcus and Net-A-Porter for FW09 season

  • NOVEMBER 2009

    Eugenia Kim x Opening Ceremony collaboration of Iconic Haircut Hats

  • APRIL 2010

    APRIL 2010

    Launch of Eugenia Kim for Target collection

  • SEPTEMBER 2010

    Eugenia Kim launches e-commerce website

  • SEPTEMBER 2013

    Launch of children's collection, "Kid Kim"

  • SEPTEMBER 2014

    Eugenia Kim re-launches footwear collection - FW14 season

  • OCTOBER 2014

    OCTOBER 2014

    Eugenia Kim included in Saks Fifth Avenue's collaboration with Saturday Night Live for TV show's 40th Anniversary

  • FEBRUARY 2015

    FEBRUARY 2015

    The "Do Not Disturb" sunhat is born, and becomes the most successful Eugenia Kim hat to date; commercially, editorially as well as on social media.

  • SEPTEMBER 2015

    SEPTEMBER 2015

    Beyoncé wears "Do Not Disturb" sunhat in Instagram post

  • MARCH 2017

    MARCH 2017

    Eugenia Kim launches handbag collection launch for SS17 season

  • MAY 2017

    MAY 2017

    Genie by Eugenia Kim for Lilly Pulitzer collaboration released

  • AUGUST 2017

    Eugenia Kim scarves capsule collection introduced to stores for August season

  • SEPTEMBER 2017

    SEPTEMBER 2017

    Eugenia Kim makes NYFW debut for SS18 collection

  • 2018

    Eugenia Kim celebrates its 20th Anniversary

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