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MEET THE TEAM

Caroline Harper Knapp

Founder & Creative Director

Hometown: Corsicana, Texas

Education: Texas A&M University, BBA in Marketing

Caroline started her decade long career in corporate fashion at Neiman Marcus in Dallas where she earned a coveted spot in their Executive Development Program and went on to become an Assistant Buyer in Woman’s Fine Apparel.  But her dream to move to New York City pulled her away in 2010 when her husband, Fred, was accepted into Columbia Business School’s MBA program.  In New York, Caroline joined the merchandising team at Gilt Group where she helped grow their Women’s Fine Apparel and Beauty businesses.

Working at New York City’s largest start-up taught Caroline to adapt to the ever-changing world of fashion and technology and she saw an opportunity to merge her love and experience for the industry into something all of her own.  Bringing her skillset – visual merchandising, branding, creative planning and meticulous eye for style – Caroline launched HOUSE of HARPER in 2011.

A pioneer in the industry, Caroline has amassed a dedicated following for the relatable way she shares everything from her personal style to her personal struggles. Her ability to combine beautiful imagery with her approachable take on life has created a warm and inviting platform to share her journey – from navigating motherhood to decorating their first home.

As a young mom, Caroline aims to inspire the modern woman to explore their passions, seize every moment and have fun while trying to balance it all.

Together Caroline and Fred, her husband of seven years, have two adorable little boys, Knox (4) and Andrew (2) who often make appearances here on the blog.  Fred works in commercial real-estate, but generously lends his encouragement and business acumen to support and grow HOUSE of HARPER.

 

Kathryn Worsham Humphries

Director of Content & Partnerships

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Education: University of Texas

Kathryn is a dreamer, marketer, and writer with a passion for creating big picture strategies that elevate brands to the next level. After working in PR and marketing in New York for nearly 5 years, Kathryn followed her Texas roots home to Houston. As a House of Harper team member, Kathryn creates original content, facilitates brand partnerships, and works alongside Caroline to strategize the HoH marketing and editorial calendars. Outside of work she can be found decorating her Houston Heights bungalow house, practicing the art of hygge, and planning trips that revolve around food. She will happily create a dining itinerary for anyone traveling to either New York or Houston.

Favorite Houston Restaurant: Coltivare for cocktails and shared plates, El Tiempo for Tex Mex, and Collina’s in the Heights for pizza and BYOB wine shared with a large group of friends. Nancy’s Hustle and Theodore Rex for a trendy night out.

Favorite New York Restaurant: Can’t possibly pick one! Gemma, Lucali, Cafe Gitane, Spotted Pig, Casa Mono, Estela, J. G. Melon (followed by drinks at Bemelmans at The Carlyle).

Next trip: Majorca and South of France for our honeymoon this summer! And The Cotswolds one of these days…

Follow Kathryn on Instagram: @Kathryn_Worsham

 

Andie Chilson

Summer Intern

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Education: Baylor University

Andie is a Journalism student with a passion for writing, art, and fashion. She has previous experience with PaperCity Magazine in Houston and serves as the Page One editor at Baylor’s student newspaper, the Lariat, in Waco, Texas. Andie is thrilled to be a part of the House of Harper team where she does the day-today administrative work and assists with content production. When she’s not working, Andie enjoys reading, baking vegan goodies, and scouring Houston for the best cup of coffee.

Favorite Places in Waco: Cameron Park for hiking, Pinewood Coffee for the best cup o’ joe around, and Clay Pot for some top-notch massaman curry.

Favorite Houston Coffee Spots: Kraftsmen Baking for the best dark roast, Common Bond for Americanos, and the Bake Lab above Pondicheri for an unbeatable almond chai.

Three Quick Facts: 1. Andie spent her freshman year in New York City 2. She is semi-fluent in French 3. Her favorite song is Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash

Follow Andie on Instagram: @andiechilson