Karen Uwera is a Rwandan fashion designer born and raised in Kampala Uganda. Her interest in fashion started at an early age and by 10 she had begun to make her own jewelry. This passion grew stronger till she turned it into a fashion business in 2008. By then, she based in Kampala Uganda. She is renowned for her sharp, simple designs with a feminine edge and considerate approach to wearable corporate and casual design.
In 2010 Karen Uwera relocated to Rwanda but she took her time to properly first understand the fashion industry in Rwanda and the preferences of her potential clients before re-establishing her brand KARSSH Collections in 2015, her showroom and workshop are located at KG 173 Remera, Kisimenti.