Our History & Heritage
Founded in 1970 by husband and wife team David and Susan Graff, David Charles Childrenswear has grown to become the most coveted and admired name in young girls British party wear and special occasion dresses. Entrepreneur David and his young wife Susan, who trained in fashion design at the prestigious Lucy Clayton School, were soon recognised as visionaries in the field of children’s clothing. They were the first to translate women’s high fashion trends into irresistible designs for girls aged 2-16, styles that were equally loved by children and their parents. These were to include children’s party dresses, formal dresses, special occasion dresses, wedding guest dresses, birthday celebration dresses and more casual every day dresses that were chic and trendy.
David Charles is now the leading British brand for childrens designer dresses and has managed to forge a formidable reputation internationally. David Charles children’s party dresses can now be found in the world’s luxury boutiques and stores such as Harrods in London, Neiman Marcus and Saks 5th Avenue in the USA, Tsum in Moscow, Harvey Nichols Riyadh also David Charles Boutique at Kids Palace and Stockmann Mall, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, David Charles Boutique Hong Kong Plaza Shanghai, David Charles in Isetan Shanghai and David Charles in Sogo Suzhou City China. Luxury Boutiques in major cities worldwide.
This iconic British childrenswear designer has dressed some of the most renowned figures, including Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice as well as the daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco. David Charles dresses have also been worn by numerous child stars such as Dakota Blue Richard at the premiere of The Golden Compass in Hong Kong and Lourdes, the daughter of Madonna, and Emma Tremblay at the Big Apple’s premiere of The Giver. The star of Nanny McPhee, Lil Woods, also selected a range of dresses from David Charles for various international premieres.
After more than four decades of success, the David Charles brand continues its endless dream of creating the most sophisticated and cutting edge design in luxury children’s dresses with its stylish clothing range now expanding into the Middle East, China and Russia.
David Charles is confident that the luxurious products will continue to captivate the parents of tomorrow and look forward to welcoming you as one of its many customers very soon.
There are 2 collections:
David Charles sophisticated designer dresses ages 6-16 years.
David Charles designer dresses by Gail Ingram ages 2-12 years.
Perfect for special occasions.
Now all the little girls can feel like the princesses that they are, and live happily ever after in style.