Kat Ward


Editorial Portfolio

Prior to joining the MBA/MA Design Leadership program, I enjoyed a career as a journalist and editor. My beats focused primarily on luxury travel and fashion, though I have also written native advertising for brands like The W Hotels, St. Regis, the Ritz-Carlton and many more. 

  Photo Courtesy of The Rittenhouse

Photo Courtesy of The Rittenhouse

The RittenHouse: where old world glamour meets modern luxe 

The City of Brotherly Love was never really a place of humble beginnings. As the nation's first capital, it birthed the Declaration of Independence, the American Constitution and one of the United States' most revered icons: Benjamin Franklin. The Rittenhouse keeps with Philadelphia's rich tradition by providing every guest the kind of opulence one would expect from America's most historic city.

  Photo Courtesy of The San Luis Obispo Collection

Photo Courtesy of The San Luis Obispo Collection

The San Luis Obispo Collection Marries A New Wave Of Luxury To Central California's Quaint Charm

When Oprah calls your city the "Happiest City in America," there's probably some truth to it. For those not familiar with California's central coast, here's a little backstory. Located approximately 11 miles inland, the region is occupied by miles of fertile farmland that lead to powdery beaches and breathtaking views on the coastline. 

  Photo Courtesy of Musika   Frère

Photo Courtesy of Musika Frère

How A "Regular Brooklyn Kid" Became One Of NYC's Hottest Menswear Designers

A man in the right suit is a powerful thing. Such is the knowledge of designer, fashion influencer and overall dapper dresser Davidson Petit-Frère. At the tender age of 27, the native Brooklynite already has two successful brands under his belt, Musika Frère and Lavati. Davidson counts A-listers like Steph Curry, Kevin Hart, Chris Evans, and Jay-Z among his clients, but the list is ever growing.