About Laura Kathleen Baker
Mrs. Baker, Saint Louis fashion designer, began working on her career in fashion when she was 8 years old. She attended Western Kentucky University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Design, Merchandising, and Textiles – and also studied fashion design at Academia Italiana in Florence Italy.
Laura Kathleen Baker’s designs were featured on season 9 of TV’S Project Runway as a top 5 finalist. She also competed on the series’ All-Stars Season 2 (finished in the top 6) and continues to work with Lifetime, producers of the TV show.
Five years ago, Laura Kathleen Baker founded the fashion program at Lift For Life Academy. Each year the program holds a successful fashion show fundraiser, where the students model their own creations.