Humberto Leon is an American fashion designer, retailer, and creative director. Leon is best known, along with partner Carol Lim, for founding the fashion brand and retailer Opening Ceremony in 2002 in Lower Manhattan. Other stores followed in New York City, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. An Opening Ceremony store opened in 2012 in London, coinciding with the Olympics. In 2011, Lim and Leon were announced as creative directors of the French high fashion brand KENZO, founded in 1970 and is part of the LVMH luxury goods conglomerate until their departure in July 2019. In early 2020 it was announced that Opening Ceremony would be closing their retail stores, though the brand itself would continue. In November of 2020, Leon collaborated with his mother, sister, and brother-in-law to open Chifa, a Peruvian-Chinese restaurant in Los Angeles.