Houghton is a Women’s Designer RTW brand of stand-alone statement pieces designed with passion and personality by Katharine Polk. Founded in 2011, Houghton is dedicated to creating beautiful garments of the highest quality, with perfect fit, and scrupulous attention to detail – all made in America.
Inspired by style icons Katharine Houghton Hepburn, Patti Smith and Bianca Jagger, Houghton, the brand, epitomizes unpretentious easy chic and truly wearable, timeless luxury. The Houghton customer is current, classic and any age.
Houghton Bride is for the independent spirit, who wants to look chic, fashionable and sexy on her wedding day. She is looking for something she can’t find, something beautiful, different and non-traditional. Houghton Bride was created to be “the place to go” for a whole new vision of what Bridal wear can be
Polk also dedicates her time and passion to her role as an U.S. spokesperson for the international non-profit organization, Designers Against Aids. She lives in New York City with Jonesy - her English Bulldog.