Dosa Store Profile

Store History

  • Founded by: Christina Kim
  • Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA

In the course of developing her eco- and human-friendly couture, L.A.-based designer Christina Kim has braved riots in Nepal, violent religious clashes in India and a nasty, brutish standoff between striking teachers and the state governor in Oaxaca, Mexico. Other designers might regard such encounters merely as a necessary cost of doing business in the increasingly globalized high-fashion world. But Kim, who was born in South Korea and moved with her family to Los Angeles in 1971 when she was 15, sees her risk-taking odysseys as part of a deeper commitment to treating people, as well as the planet, with empathy and respect. - LA Times

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