About Us

Kato Designs is a Gold Coast based; Australian owned & operated company that was established in 2001.We are the Australian distributors of Kost eyewear as well as our hat labels E-star Hats , Laze Hats,  Instant Hats and Vintage 13 felt Hats are all accessible in over 900 retail stores across Australia & New Zealand.


Kost eyewear offers the best quality sunglasses for adults and kids in this price range. All styles are UV 400, nickel free and inspired by the latest European designs. Strongly Focused on Fashion and Confort our seasonal ranges are well suited for all types of retail stores.


E-STAR by Kato Designs -

E-star hats are not only fashion focused they offer the best quality in this price range for protection and style. Suitable for Fashion Retail shops, Pharmacies and Newsagencies, this label continues to deliver innovative styles every season. Along with the adult range, E-STAR JUNIOR has recently launched their new collection of children’s hats.


LAZE by Kato Designs -

This label continues to develop hats for luxury and style each season. Laze offers an extensive array of dynamic summer colours, producing Hats and Resort clothing suitable for everyday wear and all styles. This range expands each collection also keeping the unforgettable best sellers, suitable for Pharmacies, newsagencies and resort stores. Laze also offers a junior range of Laze hats for kids.


INSTANT HATS by Kato Designs -

We have recently taken over this brand of hats and are excited to launch this label under Kato Designs. This Ladies and Men’s label has more of a fashion focused edge and is slightly more upper market, focusing on boutiques and upper market Fashion Stores. Instant Hats also has a gorgeous junior range of INSTANT KIDS hats.



One of the finest crystals in the world. We have brilliant range of coloured studs and clear studs, all nickel free. Swarovski Crystals is a highly regarded name all over the world and with such a generous margin for retailers our Swarovski package deals have been a beneficial business opportunity in all the stores we supply throughout Australia and New Zealand.


JOYA JEWELLERY - By Kato Designs

Uniquely designed and hand crafted from Colombia, each piece is created from natural 'Tagua' seeds. This seed is grown from a tropical palm in the rainforest of the south American coast. Every beautifully desifned piece evokes a fashion statement...exotic, striking and sensual.


Kato Designs offers fast delivery, easy ordering, Queensland showroom and excellent service. With the latest styles of sunglasses, hats, Jewellery and accessories released throughout the year, guarantees your customers can always rely on new stock as well as their timeless favourites.

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