Debuted in 2008, Karla Špetić self-titled label has garnered local and international industry recognition for her signature soft tailoring and juxtaposition of masculine silhouettes and feminine fabrications.
Immigrating to Australia from Dubrovnik, Croatia, in 1993, Špetić brings a unique romanticism to her designs, and a sensibility of the value of special clothing. Her designs convey a considered wearability. Seamlines have purpose and fabrications echo the thought behind the design process.
Karla Špetić label is a resplendent celebration of a designers’ journey with a vision.
Always staying true to her signature design style, her collections are distinctive and confident in their brand identity. The results have seen Špetić nomination for the 2014
International Woolmark prize, and positioning within publications including the New York Times, French ELLE and Vogue Italia. Her designs have been worn by the likes of Solange and Beyoncé Knowles and supported by prominent international bloggers including Natalie Joos, Susie Lau of style Bubble, Leandra Medine from The Man
Repeller and Nicole Warne of Gary Pepper Vintage.
In addition to her namesakes mainline collection, 2013 saw the expansion of the Karla
Špetić brand to incorporate ‘KŠ Swim’, a swim and loungewear label, showcasing quality lycra swim suits in an array of bold prints, and ‘IĆ ’ a luxury knitwear label.