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The meteoric rise of fashion designer Dilara Fındıkoğlu

If you haven’t heard Dilara Fındıkoğlu’s name, where have you been? The London-based Turkish designer hit the headlines in September 2017 following her controversial Satan-themed catwalk show at St Andrew Holborn Church during London Fashion Week. Since then she’s enjoyed a meteoric rise, dressing global super stars for the red carpet and gala events. Described […]

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Why is there such a lack of diversity in Turkish fashion media?

This weekend, from 20 to 21 April 2019, the second edition of Istanbul Modest Fashion Week will take place in its glorious home city. Launching to much anticipation from the media, influencers and the public alike, Istanbul Modest Fashion Week (IMFW) is going to be bigger than ever, with a host of top designers set […]

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Erdem’s AW19 collection inspired by an Italian princess

Internationally acclaimed designer Erdem paid tribute to a distinguished Italian historical personality in his latest collection that went on show at London Fashion Week last month. Rome’s Princess Orietta Doria Pamphilj was the inspiration behind Erdem’s Autumn/Winter 2019 (AW19) Ready-To-Wear Collection, which debuted with a stunning catwalk at the National Portrait Gallery on 18 February. […]

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Goldman Sachs buys minority stake in Turkish modest fashion e-tailer Modanisa

A high-flying Turkish business has started the New Year with a bang after announcing one of America’s leading investment banks has become its newest shareholder. Ready-to-wear modest fashion portal Modanisa.com has received funding from Goldman Sachs, while existing shareholder Wamda Capital from the UAE has increased its stake in the business. The funds will be […]

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Photography legends Mert and Marcus honoured at the 2018 Fashion Awards

Fashion glitterati gathered at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday night for the presentation of the British Fashion Council’s annual awards to the industry’s best innovators, whose “creativity and imagination have broken new ground in fashion globally over the past 12 months”. Renowned photography duo Mert & Marcus were the recipients of the prestigious Isabella […]

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Zeynep Kartal’s Ottoman-inspired Spring Summer 2019 collection pays homage to ‘Lost Jewel’

Acclaimed Manchester-based Turkish designer Zeynep Kartal once again pays homage to her heritage with her Spring Summer 2019 collection. Inspired by the diamond Chelengk given to British Vice Admiral Horatio by Ottoman Sultan Selim III, the collection also celebrates the designer’s ties with her second home, England. Equally significant, Queen Elizabeth II permitted Kartal to […]

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Chalayan’s Spring Summer 2019 London fashion show explores ‘happiness’ in different regions

Hussein Chalayan’s shows are always one of the highlights of London Fashion Week (LFW) with their extraordinary qualities. So T-VINE takes a look back at the globally renowned fashion designer’s recent LFW show at Sadler’s Wells theatre on 16 September 2018. Renowned for his art as much as his fashion creations, the London-based Turkish Cypriot […]

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Kem Cetinay unveiled as Primark’s first-ever male ambassador

The sky’s the limit for Kem Cetinay. As his celebrity profile grows, so too are the brands who want to be associated with him. The latest is high street fashion retailer Primark, who has just appointed the young TV star as their first-ever male ambassador. Kem took to social media to announce the news yesterday. […]

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Victorian cross-dressers meet 90s nightlife: diversity at heart of Erdem’s Spring Summer 2019 London fashion show

Another fashion month is over, but there was far more than glamour in this year’s Spring Summer (S/S) Ready-To-Wear collections. S/S 2019 was the most racially diverse, size diverse and gender-inclusive fashion month ever, reported Fashion Spot. Chief among the diversity leaders was Erdem, whose London S/S 2019 show had more transgender models than any […]