Katya Revenko completed her degree in Fashion Design and Garment Construction in Kiev, Ukraine, where she enjoyed work as a costume designer/stylist for television stations, capturing first prize in the Rochas Costume Design competition. Such a win opened doors to working with Leo Burnett Worldwide where she styled various commercials and music videos, one of which reached MTV Europe Top Ten Chart. Since arriving in Canada in 2002, Katya has quickly established herself as a force within the fashion world. She has since designed costumes for feature films, successfully launched her own apparel line under the label ‘Desperately Different’, won the Elle Canada and Toronto Fashion Incubator’s New Labels competition and was awarded Style Magazine’s Fashion Export Award, thus making her New Designer of the Year. Katya designs for an active, expressive metropolitan woman, who embodies a boldness for living life passionately, and whose busy lifestyle demands adaptable pieces that will compliment her essence day or night.