About KLD

KLD Signature Fabrics

By | August 1st, 2014|

Krista is well known for her unique layering of beautiful fabrics. Plaid silk taffetas, custom printed cottons, striped shirtings and beautiful solids…they feel amazing against the skin and exude a fantastical […]

The Meaning of Handmade

By | June 17th, 2014|

One of the many things that make Krista’s clothes so special, is that each garment is handmade. It passes through a variety of hands on its’ journey to your closet. […]

20 Years of Memorable Fashion Design and 20% off!

By | May 11th, 2014|


By | February 22nd, 2014|

Krista is hard at work getting ready for her New York show featuring the Fall 2014 collection (see her swatches above!).This show includes both the KLD and KL Playwear lines, […]

Where did this button come from?

By | January 17th, 2014|

The history of a button can be fascinating. Like the 200-year old hand carved ones made of bone or wood. Where did it come from? Did it belong on a […]

Happy New Year!

By | December 31st, 2013|

Every day I try to reflect on the blessings that I have in my life. Today, I am so grateful for my customers, fans, and shop owners that have helped […]

The Models of KLD

By | October 16th, 2013|

For a fashion designer, Krista hasn’t featured many models over the years. In the mid-90’s her sister posed in the backyard of their home in Krista’s first outfits and hats.


Meet the New Dogs

By | June 28th, 2013|

Krista added two new dogs to her family – Bandit and Smokey. Bandit, a Great Pyrenees mix, is from Tennessee and was rescued with his siblings when his mother was […]

Interview with Krista

By | May 29th, 2013|

We sat down with Krista to discuss her Fall 2013 line. 

Q: What are the colors for Fall?

Midnight, Plum, and Split Pea are the three main colors. I do have a […]

CFDA Fashion Fund

By | May 7th, 2013|

CFDA Fashion Fund

I just applied for the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Fund! I sent over my application this morning. Wish me luck!