Kazzi Kovers is all about protecting the items you love.
Founded in Brisbane, Australia in August 2014 with a purpose to create easy-to-use, practical covers, bags and accessories.
Each collection is designed to help you organise, protect, and store your cherished pieces and items and promote their longevity.
Our Collections are stylish as they are functional
Kazzi Kovers Collections are designed in house, and custom made with premium fabrics and durable materials, always with a functional purpose and stylish flair.
Kazzi Kovers offers a range of products to make storing, organising, and travelling simple and easy. Our covers, bags, and accessories not only help you to preserve and protect your favourite, seasonal and occasional items but they also safeguard your garments, linens and other belongings from the environmental elements including dust, dirt, insects, mould, mildew and sunlight.
Our Product Descriptions are purposely comprehensive
It is important to us that you know exactly what you are purchasing, and the different and varied uses for each product or collection.
Each collection and subsequent product variation includes a clear, comprehensive description of their purpose and benefits to better accommodate your requirements and lifestyle.
Dot points and highlighted text is also included if you prefer to skim through the product descriptions.
Our Wood Products are FSC® 100% certified by The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®).
Kazzi Kovers beautifully crafted European German Beech Wood Hanger Collection and New Zealand Cedar Wood products are 100% certified by The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®*).
The FSC® 100% certification means that our wood products are sourced and harvested from responsibly managed forests in an economically viable manner for today and future generations.
Kazzi Kovers Licence Number: FSC® N002760.
"Every time you open or use your Kazzi Kovers and accessories, you will find great pleasure in knowing that your favourite, occasional and seasonal items are safely protected and preserved - so you can enjoy them for years to come.
I hope you love your Kazzi Kovers as much as I do!"
Founder Maria Kazzi | Kazzi Kovers®
I've been centred around the business all of my life. In 1974, my beloved parents', Elias and Daad Kazzi, established Byblos Bakery in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
They were pioneers in bringing and introducing 'pocket bread' or 'pita bread', as it is commonly known these days, to the Australian market and abroad.
At the age of 12 onwards, I witnessed first-hand the unparalleled opportunity to truly understand each facet of the business from the ground up to the senior management level at Byblos Bakery. Byblos bakery operated for 32 years, and it taught me lessons and provided the grounding that no book (I've read many) or MBA (I've completed my Masters of Business Administration, (MBA)) could ever teach.
In hindsight, our family business gave me the platform and the experiences that one could only wish for at such a young age, and instilled in me lessons and knowledge that I use to this day, and throughout my business and personal life.
It is from these humble beginnings, that, in hindsight, my beloved parents' are my greatest mentors and have provided me a uniquely, powerful grounding that has propelled my love for people, the community and business - and now Kazzi Kovers.
I've always been inspired to Dream Big and find a Purpose - My Purpose - that I am deeply passionate to pursue. Something that gets me up every day - no matter what.
I've learned that my reason 'Why' must be bigger than the 'How'.
I've learned that life is about giving back.
It is through Mum's sudden passing in September 2002 that I realised 'My Why' and 'My Purpose'. That, is: To give back. The goal is to build, develop and nurture "Kazzi Kamp" for sick kids with diabetes, and ultimately, build The Kazzi Kovers Diabetes Research Centre for diabetes.
'How' is this going to happen? With unwavering determination, a great team with a unified vison, with sheer tenacity and perseverance, and a whole lot of hard work, with a whole lot of fun along the way! .. we've got to have fun :)
As the Kazzi Kovers range continues to expand and grow, my ultimate vision for Kazzi Kovers is to make a difference in our community, and worldwide.
Kazzi Kovers is simply the vehicle to make it happen and bring my Purpose to fruition.
MY LIGHT BULB MOMENT - How Kazzi Kovers started
For years I've travelled the world looking for business opportunities, but it wasn't until Tuesday, 12th August in 2014 that my passion and purpose came to light - and I found it 'in my backyard' - My Wardrobe!
Kazzi Kovers all started when I was looking for a spare handbag cover to protect a new handbag I had just purchased - similar to the non-woven, drawstring type-bags - that sometimes come with your handbag purchases.
It was also then that I noticed that my treasured red leather handbag stored on my wardrobe shelf had transferred colour onto another handbag that was stored behind it (commonly known as a colour bleed).
It dawned on me that over time, this was due to the relentless humidity of the Australian climate and the lack of natural airflow circulating throughout my wardrobe. Also, the real fact that cheap non-woven dust bags don't work long term! These types of fabrics will eventually crumble into a million pieces and do no favours in protecting your handbags. I learned this the hard way!.
It was in that 'aha moment' that realised that these types of non-woven dustbags' only purpose were to transport my new handbag from the shop to my home safely. They were NOT favourable, or to be used for protecting my handbags for long term purposes. The damage caused to my red leather handbag ended up being irreparable and has to be discarded, sadly.
This immediately got me thinking: How do I prevent handbag colour bleed? How do I protect my handbags against humidity? How do I prevent dust from settling into the crevices, and onto the handbag with these drawstring bag covers? Because with drawstring dust bags, dirt can still get in and settle into the handbag.
So I set about developing a range of handbag covers that not only safeguard against dust particles, and colour bleed but also environmental factors. Most importantly, the cotton covers had to protect the longevity of the handbag and be useful for all types of fabrics, especially leather, embellished bags and all sizes.
Kazzi Kovers was born.
Picture: Handbag covers | 100% Cotton
Since that light bulb moment, these 'handbag covers' have since developed into a myriad of other uses. With the feedback from our customers, they've been using them as packing cells for travelling to segment their suitcase, sucha s pink for clothing, chevron for shoes, and other items including electronic cords, kids items, scarves, gloves and more.
We've even discovered that they're great for covering small and occasional kitchen appliances, office equipment such office laminators, heat sealers, binder machines and more, as this helps stop the dust from getting into the heating elements and crevices. Who knew? But I love the ever-growing uses and feedback from our customers for these 'handbag covers', and now sassy and versatile cotton bags.
Who knew that a simple 'handbag cover' would be the catalyst for what is today, Kazzi Kovers.
ONWARDS AND UPWARDS
Since 2014, Kazzi Kovers has grown to house a suite of premium, on-trend and practical covers and accessories, with more products coming on board throughout each year.
Each product range is custom made, with well thought out precision, and ultimately designed and tailored to help you simplify, organise and protect the items you love - be it for home, storage, leisure or travel purposes.
I hope you enjoy your Kazzi Kovers :)
Thank you for your support and taking the time to read My Story.
Founder: Maria Kazzi | Kazzi Kovers®
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