Karine Tawil was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She studied fashion at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, then at the highly prestigious Institut Français de la Mode in Paris. She became a fashion consultant for several designers in New York before launching her own brand, Karoline Lang, named after her grandmother. Karoline Lang is renowned for its very feminine structured silhouettes tailoring, and its innovative treatment of fabric. Her collections are produced in Lebanon by craftsman proficient in French tailoring.