Who is this woman ?

Selen Akyuz, originally from Turkey, she was born and raised in Istanbul, in 1990.After graduating from high school, she has studied fashion design at Istanbul moda Academy.Then she moved to Milan to study her master degree on menswear at Istituto Marangoni in cooperation with Ermenegildo Zegna.She gained professional experience working for Costume National as a menswear designer.After working for some Turkish companies as a consultant and freelance designer she grew convinced to focus on developing her professional aesthetic style in apparel.She established her own brand in 2017 and gave 2 runways both in Milan and Istanbul.

Selen’s aesthetic is heavily inspired by the music subcultures and various street styles combining with Turkish handmade crafts and culture.Academic and professional background always prevails when it comes to consideration of quality of the garments, fits and finishings which is grounded in her tailoring skills.She always pays attention to create the entire collection’s patterns by own hands.She gives a timeless design taste to classical men’s apparel.She creates her own mankind by writing stories, characters and identities and she gives them a life.