The Kathleen Whitaker jewelry brand began in 2003 and now comprises two collections:
the simple forms of the Classic Collection and the Stone Collection,
which incorporates organic gemstones.
The jewelry has been worn by First Lady Michelle Obama, Tilda Swinton, Julia Louis-Dreyfus,
Solange, Shailene Woodley, Maggie Gyllenhaal,
Anne Hathaway and Frances McDormand, amongst others, and has appeared in publications including: W Magazine, Vanity Fair, Paris Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue Italia, Wallpaper, InStyle, Grazia, The New York Times and the Financial Times.
The jewelry collections are designed and made in downtown Los Angeles.
In 2019 the brand released a small capsule of Classic Collection pieces made and designed in Japan.