Istanbul born Zeynep Tosun studied Fashion Design at the prestigious, Istituto di Marangoni in Milan. Since graduating, she has worked as part of the design team for renowned design houses, including Alberta Ferretti and Dice Kayek, which has allowed her to hone in her skills for haute couture. In 2007 she was officially recognised as an exciting emerging designer having come in the top three of the ITKIB’s young designer’s award.
Tosun established her own brand in 2008, and is now focusing on tailor-made haute couture in addition to her pret-a-porter collections shown at London Fashion Week. The brand retails at Gizia Gate Nişantaşı in Istanbul as well as her showroom, and at luxury department stores worldwide. Previous collections have not only featured on within the pages key fashion publications worldwide but have been worn and supported by artists and style icons worldwide including Lady GaGa.
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