Kelly Gustafson is a 2014 fashion design graduate from Mount Ida College with a Bachelor's Degree in Science. After college, Kelly worked as an Assistant Designer for the Boston clothing company A Ruby, where she learned the process of creating a new business. In the fall of 2015, Kelly reached one of her dreams; living in Tokyo, Japan while interning for Japanese fashion designer SHIGA. Inspired by SHIGA and other local Japanese designers she met, Kelly decided to pursue a new dream by starting her own fashion brand. In January of 2017, k.Patricia was born. Kelly is deeply inspired by Japanese culture and she hopes her work will leave a positive and happy impression on others.

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