Humberto Leon

Co-owner & Creative Director, Opening Ceremony and Co-Creative Director, KENZO


Humberto Leon graduated from the University of California, Berkley, where he met future business partner Carol Lim. Together they founded retail destination and clothing brand Opening Ceremony in 2002, which is known for scouting emerging fashion talent. In 2011, French luxury group LVMH appointed Leon and Lim as co-creative directors of Parisian house KENZO. Leon is also a judge for the LVMH Fashion Fund, an advisor to the Parsons School for Design, and a member of the selection jury for the ANDAM Fashion Award.