Born and raised in South Africa, Carl commenced his career as a tailor apprentice in Cape Town. This invaluable experience lay the foundation for the excellence in cut and construction the Carl Kapp brand is renowned for amongst it's loyal clientele.
The CARL KAPP studio is based in Sydney. All garments are made by an expert team of tailors and seamstresses in Australia. Carl's true obsession lies in fabrics, which are sourced from Italy, France and Switzerland. Many fabrics are specially hand-woven for Carl in unusual textures and colours. All the fabrics selected have a luxurious handle, with a preference for natural fibres. Carl is an accomplished colourist, developing and combining the best tones of each colour to striking effect.
It was the 10 year anniversary of the brand in 2017.
The CARL KAPP aesthetic is pared-back, with an element of the unexpected.
The CARL KAPP woman loves the luxurious aesthetic, unique fabrics and superior cut and finish. The brand has a loyal following for sharp tailored suiting, structured dresses, relaxed silk separates, as well as strikingly simple evening wear.