G.K.P. (Good Kitchen Products) Based in Santa Barbara, California, G.K.P. is a woman-owned, ecologically responsible, community driven brand focused on creating functional, high-quality, design-oriented items. Experienced artisans carefully create and handcraft these flagship aprons, which have received praise for their aesthetics as well as their durability from both professional and home chefs.
G.K.P. donates 1% of each purchase to ocean plastic pollution clean-up efforts. Through ecologically-friendly manufacturing, the company is reducing its carbon footprint.
Founder and Head designer Kazuyo Takeda was born and raised in Japan. Prior to launching G.K.P., she worked as a designer for women’s clothing brands in New York City, Milan, and Tokyo. She also has a background in biology, on which she relies for her creations.