Keren Gasner, born in Israel in 1980, studied at Shenkar College of engineering and design. She graduated with honors in 2006 and during her studies was an intern at Gideon Oberson's haute couture studio in Tel Aviv and his swimwear brand. After 3 months she was asked to stay and continue as an apprentice for the swimwear line at the house of Gottex. She continued as a junior designer working side-by-side with Gideon Oberson (Gottex Creative Director at the time) on the house’s leading brands: Gottex and Gideon Oberson and eventually was appointed Head of Design of the Gideon Oberson line. Her designs were displayed and showcased at the Spring 2009 Fashion Week in New York and published in international fashion magazines such as Sports Illustrated.
In 2007, upon graduating she was chosen to compete in THE VODAFONE ID DUNEDIN EMERGING DESIGNERS AWARD in New Zealand with her final project. Keren won the honorable mention at the competition by Stefano Sopelza, the organizer of the fashion competition and a considered Mittelmoda judge in Italy. The praise about the crochet collection was published in the well-known textile magazine, INTERNATIONAL TEXTILES.
She has acquired much experience as a designer among the Gottex brands such as designing Gideon Oberson, INO Gottex Innovation and the local leading junior brands, Pilpel and Free, and this is her first year (2015 collection) as the Gottex brand Head of Design.