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Istituto Marangoni, 2010-2011, MA Fashion Design-Womenswear, London/UK
A year of extensive studies that go beyond practical training on how to coordinate a Womenswear collection. Collaborations: WGSN, Hannah Marshall, Emilio de la Morena, Kinder Agunini, Alexander McQueen and English National Ballet.
LaSalle International Academy, 2005-2007, BA Fashion Design, Istanbul/Turkey
April 2017-October 2017, Elie Tahari, Freelance Senior Designer, New York/NY
Responsible for research, design and execution of all wovens. Partners with Creative Director in building concepts as well as with local and overseas factories to create capsule collections that are delievered monthly.
Jan 2014 - Feb 2017, PVH - Calvin Klein Women’s Sportswear, Wovens Designer, New York/NY
Responsible for research, design and execution of all wovens for Sportswear line serving the needs of all global channels. Manages and maintains the workflow of Assistant Designer.
July 2012 - Aug 2013, Joe Fresh Collection, Freelance Designer, New York/NY
Supports VP of Design on all stages of collection development. Initiates key looks of the season, works closely with the in-house sample room and executes product specifically designed for the runway, covering both knits and wovens.
Aug 2011 - April 2012, Freelance Designer, London/UK
The role bridges the brand and the vendor through close designer to designer/ designer to buyer communication. Responsible for shopping the market in Europe, identifying sourcing needs, designing brand appropriate collections and presenting developments. Position includes monthly visits to Turkey and Spain.
Responsible for designing capsule collections and presenting developments. Position includes monthly visits to France.
Gunseli Turkay (TR)
Designing conceptual prints for Designer’s Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection.
Apr 2009 - Sept 2010, Gunseli Turkay & Pasaj Istanbul Design Studio, Designer, Istanbul/Turkey
Pasaj Istanbul Design Studio offers brand consultancy, fashion and print design to its wide range of local and international clients. The design studio is owned by Istanbul based designer Gunseli Turkay who presents her collections at Istanbul Fashion Week every season.
Supports the Designer in building conceptual seasonal collections. Works closely with in-house sample room and executes runway looks, both Knits and Wovens. Responsible for research, design and execution of capsule collections serving the needs of clients.
2008 - 2009, COLIN’S, Denim Designer, Istanbul/Turkey
Colin’s is a denim and casual lifestyle brand that operates mainly in Europe and Middle East. Colin’s is a brand of Eroglu Group, who owns the biggest denim factory of Europe.
Supports Design Director in building seasonal denim line and works closely with in-house wash development team.
2007 - 2008, LTB Jeans, Jr. Designer, Istanbul/Turkey
LTB is a denim and casual lifestyle brand that operates mainly in Europe with 4000 points of sale across six continents.
Supports Design Director in building seasonal denim and non-denim product.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, MC Office