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KARLA WELCH C.V.

Celebrity: Ruth Negga, Karlie Kloss,  Justin Bieber, Olivia Wilde, Lorde, Amy Poehler, Cindy Crawford, Courtney Eaton, Sara Paulson, Tori Kelly, Hailee Steinfeld, Felicity Jones, Little Big Town, Zooey Deschanel,Anna Paquin, Miranada Cosgrove, Jena Malone, Sophie Lowe, P!nk, Elisabeth Moss, Michelle Monaghan, Carrie Brownstein, Tom Brady, and America Ferrera.

For Special Projects: Jennifer Lawerence, Amber Valletta, Usher, The Kills, Michelle Williams, Bradley Cooper, Dakota Johnson, Greta Gerwig, Kristen Wiig, Mila Kunis, Serena Williams, Diane Kruger, Annie Clark (St. Vincent), Demi Moore, and Tracee Ellis Ross.

Advertising/Consulting: Dior, Chanel, Michael Kors, Prada, Max Mara, BCBG / Max Azria, Adidas, Equipment, Nike, J Brand, Levi’s, UGG, Vans, Apple, Avon, Pantene and Revlon.

Editorial: Billboard, BlackBook, C Magazine, Citizen K, Complex, Elle, Flare, Flaunt, Lula, Hunger, InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, L’UOMO Vogue, Modern Luxury, Numéro, Nuvo, Nylon, Rolling Stone, SOMA, Teen Vogue, Vogue, Vanity Fair, W Magazine and more. 

CLIENTS

 

Designing custom pieces for Justin Bieber’s PURPOSE World Tour.                                           Designed over 60 custom pieces for Justin Bieber’s BELIEVE World Tour.                                 Designed custom pieces for Justin Bieber’s live on-stage performances at award shows, etc. Designed custom pieces for P!NK’s The Truth About Love World Tour.                                       Designed custom pieces for P!NK’s live performances at the 2014 Grammys and the 2015 Academy Awards.

DESIGN COMMISSIONS

 

Karla Welch for Jacob & Co., an award season jewelry collection collaboration with Jacob & Co. Designed a 10 piece denim collection for Genetic Denim Visionaries.                                         Design collaboration with Donna Karan atelier on Hailee Steinfeld’s gown for the Met Ball.       Design collaboration with Marchesa atelier on Stacy Keibler’s gown for the Academy Awards. Design collaboration with Alexander McQueen atelier on Felicity Jones’ gown for the Academy Awards.

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

 

 

Dior                                                                                                                                                             Live in Levi’s with Karla Welch                                                                                                                   Aldo FANFARE feature with PREEN x ALDO RISE                                                                               Tory Burch                                                                                                                                               Tiffany & Co.

ENDORSEMENTS

 

Stylist of the Year on Daily Front Row’s 2017 Fashion Los Angeles Awards                                           No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Power Stylist 2016                                                                 No. 9 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Power Stylist 2016                                                               No. 3 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Power Stylist 2015                                                                 No. 4 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Power Stylist 2014                                                                 No. 6 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Power Stylist 2013                                                                 No. 5 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Power Stylist 2012

AWARDS

 

 

 

Caroline Grosso, “Golden Globes 2016: Diary of a Celebrity Stylist.” W Magazine. January 11, 2016 Kerry Pieri, “Justin Bieber’s Stylist On Those Long Tees and Repping Nirvana.” Harper’s Bazaar, November 23, 2015                                                                                                                             Christina Shanahan, “Celebrity Stylists Karla Welch & Kemal Harris Tell Us Their Red Carpet Secrets.” InStyle, September 24, 2015                                                                                                       Steff Yotka, “Goodbye Caftans, Hello Latex! Stylist Karla Welch on Lorde’s New Look.” Vogue, September 30, 2015                                                                                                                             Tyler McCall, “Why Annie Clark of St. Vincent Looks Like No Other Rockstar Out There.” Fashionista (blog), April 16th, 2015 http://fashionista.com/2015/04/st-vincent-style                         THR Staff, Interview, “Elisabeth Moss Recalls Her Favorite Red-Carpet Looks Styled by Karla Welch.” THR’s Style Issue, Pret-a-Reporter (blog), March 10th, 2014, http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/video/elisabeth-moss-recalls-her-favorite-687838                 Cynthia McFadden,  Interview with Karla Welch, “Star Stylist Reveals Her Red Carpet Essentials.” Nightline, ABC News, February 27th, 2014                                                                         “Closets - Karla Welch,” The Coveteur (blog), June 2, 2013 http://www.thecoveteur.com/2013/06/ 02/karla-welch                                                                                                                                “Fashion At Work”, Episode 13, Teen Vogue, Nov. 25, 2013, http://video.teenvogue.com/watch/ fashion-at-work-a-day-in-the-life-of-justin-bieber-and-hailee-stienfeld-s-stylist-karla-welch           Ruth La Ferla, “The Power Stylists of Hollywood”, The New York Times, January 13, 2012.

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Identified as one of the most powerful stylists by both The Hollywood Reporter and The New York Times, Karla Welch is a undoubtedly a force in the fashion world. So much so, that in 2017 she landed the number one spot on The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘Power Stylist’ List and ‘Stylist of the Year’ on Daily Front Row. Her progressive approach towards fashion combined with her effortless techniques is apparent in the styles of her red carpet and editorial clients. Karla is a creative visionary with an impeccable eye for style, design and creative direction.

Karla’s design aesthetic is a modern minimalism that has a structured sophisticated blended with an effortless cool. Her process is based on ideas that draw on both contemporary and historical fashion, allowing her to chart new territory with each project. This forward thinking has kept Karla on-trend in fashion circles and on the current pulse of pop culture.

Her work in design is extremely varied, ranging from designing over sixty custom pieces for Justin Bieber’s BELIEVE World Tour tour, creating a ten-piece denim collection for Genetic Denim’s Visionaries, to being the vision behind an award season jewelry collection with Jacob & Co., among others. Karla has also collaborated with both Marchesa and Donna Karan’s atelier on gowns for the Academy Awards and The Met Ball.

When styling Karla brings a discerning eye to every with a thoughtful point of view into every project. Her editorial work is consistently exciting and fashion forward; appearing in publications such as, Citizen K, Numéro, Vogue, Hunger, Rolling Stone, Lula, W, Nylon, Vanity Fair, Elle, Haper’s Bazaar, InStyle and more. Her advertising and consulting clients include Dior, Chanel, Michael Kors, Prada, Max Mara, J Brand, Levi’s, Ugg and Revlon, to name a few.

When dressing her celebrity clients, Karla’s innate sense of style has awarded her many memorable moments on the red carpet. Her list of celebrity clients is extensive, including: Katy Perry, Ruth Negga, Karlie Kloss, Justin Bieber, Olivia Wilde, Amy Poehler, Cindy Crawford, Little Big Town, Demi Moore, Zooey Deschanel, Hailee Steinfeld, Felicity Jones, P!nk, Miranda Cosgrove, Anna Paquin, Jena Malone, Sophie Lowe, Elisabeth Moss, Courtney Eaton, Sarah Paulson, and Tori Kelly. She has similarly worked on projects with Jennifer Lawrence, Lorde, Amber Valletta, Usher, The Kills, Michelle Williams, Dakota Johnson, Mila Kunis, Bradley Cooper, Greta Gerwig, and Kristen Wiig.

As a creative director Karla has worked as a consultant on album packaging, editorial shoots and music videos. With a keen eye for direction, Karla merges her expertise in style and form to pose models in a way that showcases the clothing. She has a graphic understanding of how the human body looks best in a two dimensional space.

Karla has been profiled in countless publications and websites including The Hollywood Reporter, Daily Front Row, W Magazine, Vogue, Teen Vogue TV, Allure, The New York Times, The Guardian, Grazia, InStyle, Refinery29, Fashionista, Flare, C, Los Angeles Times, Nylon, and The Coveteur. She has also been featured in brand endorsements for, Live in Levi’s, Aldo FANFAR Preen x Aldo, Tory Burch, and most recently Dior. Kalra has also hosted events for Barneys New York and Chanel.

She lives with her husband, daughter and dog in Laurel Canyon.

Instagram: @karlawelchstylist                                                                                                                      Twitter: @karla_welch