Caroline Charles OBE began her fashion career at art school followed by a couture apprenticeship at Michael Sherarrd in London. She then worked for Mary Quant and played a part in the 'Youthquake' movement of the early sixties. Charles was one of the original designers to join what was later to become London Fashion week. Her designs have been snapped up over the years by celebrities such as Marianne Faithful, Mick Jagger, Princess Diana, Helen Mirren and Nicole Kidman.
Charles has been a consultant for Burberry and Marks & Spencer amongst others as well as having design collaborations with major accessories and textiles companies. She shows regularly at London Fashion Week. She designed the official scarf to mark the 40th anniversary of the accession of the Queen and has been awarded an OBE for her services to the fashion industry. In 2013, Charles celebrated 50 years in the industry with a lecture at the V&A Museum and the launch of a new book entitled '50 years in fashion'. Charles' flagship store is at Beauchamp Place, Knightsbridge.