The Kaki Pants – Fashion Blogger Kaki Gaines

When fashion blogger and wardrobe stylist Kaki Gaines isn’t pulling together looks for the latest Kendra Scott campaign, she is working on her blog, The Kaki Pants, where she shares styling tips and outfit inspiration from her bold and fun style that’s full of color...

Merry Christmas From Our Team To Yours

Merry Christmas from our team to yours, be it your colleagues, dogs, family or some combination of  - whatever your team may be - Merry Christmas.  Man, where does a year go? That's a topic for another time so I'll keep it brief but mostly this year I think my...

Merry + Bright

My husband likes to joke that it’s surprising how bright all of my designs are when I’m actually a brooding, introverted creative inside. It always makes me laugh because it’s kind of true. And so it goes with my Christmas decor, at least part of it. For our main...

Your Village | Gifts for the people who make it happen.

Some people come and they go from your life, but once in a while you meet a person who stands by you and becomes a huge part of your life. These people become part of your village, and you hold onto them dearly. With the holidays fast approaching it’s time to show the...

Choosing The Perfect Throws For Your Home This Winter

  With winter slowly but surely making its appearance here in Austin, we couldn't be more excited to finally bring the warm, cozy feeling of the season into our homes. One of the best ways to make your home feel cozier and more relaxing this winter season is by...

Hostess Outfits | A modern playbook for hosting a gathering

A hostess has a lot on her plate and figuring out what to wear shouldn't be hard. In our hostess outfit modern playbook we have the three staples in your closet that will make getting dresses a snap. [title maintitle="No Rules to Mix and Match Fashion Separates"...

Formula 1 + Katie Kime

This weekend the Formula One United States Grand Prix is coming to Austin again. And we're thrilled to announce that Katie Kime is this year's fashion partner. For those of you who don't know, F1 is the World Championship of racing that consists of a series of races...

5 Things To Try This Weekend

1. Brace for Harvey with these delicious hurricane pops.   2. Step up your sliders game with roast beef and brie for the fight of the decade.   3. Brighten up any space with this vase DIY 4. Plan a trip - or at least day dream about one. Some of my favorite trips...

The One Hundred | #62 Pajamas

In 2008, Nina Garcia published a book called The One Hundred | A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own and the list is a classic. #62 is Pajamas, and I couldn't agree more. I truly believe that you should represent your best self whether it is at work or...

Reclaim Your Weeknights

Weeknights can be very stressful and all too often we find ourselves in a familiar routine. As work day expires with everything half finished, you jet off to pick up the kids to start your evening ritual. When you get home you stare desparately at the fridge praying...

Always Assume You Don’t Know The Whole Story

This week's Monday Motivation comes from something that's been on my mind a lot lately and something that seems to continue coming up in conversation with close friends. Recently in intimate conversations with various friends about death and breakups and cancer and...

Back to Normal After a Whirlwind Summer

Summer is over and now I can finally relax and go back to some normalcy in my world. As a working mom I am not sure how I feel about summers. After completing my first summer marathon with school aged kids, it honestly was definitely more stressful than blissful....

A Father’s Day Letter

Dear B, Today was a typical morning in our household, where you and I split the duties of delivering our children to their respective place of business for the day. I with the oldest who was off to her last day of Girl Scout camp and you had a date with the littlest...

The Rwanda Collection

The Rwanda Collection is a collaboration between Katie Kime and Africa New Life. ANL is an NGO based in Rwanda that through child sponsorship, food programs, education and vocational training, to name a few, is helping to rebuild the nation of Rwanda. The women’s...

Tell Us Your Mom’s Best Advice

In honor of mother's day I asked some of my favorite Austin business women to share some of the the best advice their mom's gave them.  As I was receiving theirs I also began to brainstorm about my own mom's advice, which ones stick in my head the most and those I...

Thailand Adoption Journey – Part 1

Kate here, store manager at Katie Kime. I told the tale of our Thailand trip last year, which is where our journey will take us again soon, this time to the arms of a child who needs a mom and dad. My husband and I decided to pursue international adoption this past...

MEET KATIE KIME

FOUNDER + CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Katie Kime is the founder and creative director of Katie Kime, Inc. and the Bright Living blog. At age seven she was making clay pots and has been creating in some form or fashion ever since. She is the designer and driver behind the company’s 10+ lines of home and fashion, including furniture, fabric, lucite, accessories and apparel, among others. Beyond design, Katie is passionate about entrepreneurship and travel and merging the two whenever the opportunity presents itself. A native of North Carolina, Katie now resides in Austin, Texas but boards a plane as often as possible.

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