Ranked #1 on The Hollywood Reporter’s list of ‘The 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood,’ 'Stylist of the Year' from the Daily Front Row and #1 stylist from Business of Fashion, Welch debuts a collection of white t-shirts with Hanes as her first launch for x karla. Inspired by the original t-shirt Karla custom made for Justin Bieber’s BELIEVE tour out of Hanes cotton tees, the full collection is inspired by her creative relationship with her long-time client and friend, Justin Bieber and the love they mutually share of a good white t-shirt. With the line CLASSICS NEVER DIE, the collection features several variations of the piece Karla feels is a uniform in most people’s wardrobe at an affordable price. “I just wanted a shirt that I could go back to over and over again,” said Welch.
Karla Welch is a undoubtedly a force in the fashion world. Her progressive approach towards fashion combined with her effortless techniques is apparent in the styles of her red carpet and editorial clients.
Her editorial work appears in Citizen K, Numéro, BlackBook, Teen Vogue, Vogue, Modern Luxury, Rolling Stone, C, Modern Luxury, Lula, W, Nylon, Vanity Fair, InStyle and more.
In terms of her work in advertising and consulting, her clients include Apple, Max Mara, Nike, Adidas, J Brand, Levi’s, BCBG / Max Azria, UGG, Avon, Pantene, Revlon, amongst others.
Karla’s list of celebrity clients is extensive, including Ruth Negga, Olivia Wilde, Amy Poehler, Karlie Kloss, Sarah Paulson, Lorde, America Ferrera, Carrie Brownstein, Michelle Monaghan, Zooey Deschanel, Justin
Bieber, Tori Kelly, P!nk and the country music group, Little Big Town.
She lives with her husband, son and dogs in Laurel Canyon.