Istanbul Fashion Week is almost here, which will be held between February 8th – 11th. Istanbul will live and breathe fashion and show the newest collections of the exciting designers and brands for the fashion lovers!
The 6th edition of Istanbul Fashion Week will be held between Feb. 8 and 11 in Tepebaşı. The event has been organized in collaboration with the Istanbul Apparel Exporters Association (IHKİB), Fashion Designers Association (MTD) and United Brands Association (BMD) and Istanbul Fashion Academy (IMA).
Istanbul Fashion Week (IWF) brings together the concept of design, fashion and brand under the same roof. Turkish fashion is being recognized by the world.
IFW Committee Chairman Volkan Atik said thanks to IWF, Turkey had become a country designing fashion. “This year’s organization will be held in two huge tents that will be pitched on an area of 3,000 square meters in Tepebaşı.”
“We plan to spread the organization all around the city [in addition to the fashion shows]. Brands like M.A.C., S. Pellegrino, Aqua Panna and Illy will also be a part of this year’s event,” he said.
“Buyers from 18 countries will come to the event and press members from 11 countries will cover the event.”
Famous designers like Mehtap Elaidi, Nejla Güvenç, Atıl Kutoğlu, Erol Albayrak, Tuvana Büyükçınar, Günseli Türkay, Zeynep Erdoğan, Gamze Saraçoğlu, Özlem Kaya, Simay Bülbül will present their creations at this year’s IFW.
IWF will also present 2013 Spring/Summer collections. There will be AdL&Cengiz Abazoğlu, Avva, Berinza and Giovane Gentile shows along with a workshop titled “Machka: Brand where Turkish Industry and Design Meet.” Ece & Ayşe Ege and Yalçın Ayaydın will make speeches at the workshop.