Carin Wester graduated 1998, from Beckman’s School of Design and started short thereafter to work as a designer for the brand "Paul & Friends". During eight seasons, she designed the women’s line, until that she started her own brand "Carin Wester", 2003.
Since the launching of the brand, Carin has been nominated for "Nöjesguidens" fashion award (2004) and achieved the prize as newcomer of the year by Elle (2004) for her design. Carin was also nominated as the designer of the year by Elle (2005). Today, her collection consists of a female line ("Carin Wester"), a male line ("Wester") and the limited and handmade line ("W").