Arzu Kaprol, Turkish fashion designer. Graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Textile and Fashion Design in 1992. Continued her couture education in Paris American Acedemy in 1994-95.
In 1995 with the prestigious “Avant-Garde Designer” award from Beymen Academia founded her design studio at the age of 21.
She took active role during the creation of NetWork – Beymen Group of companies. https://www.network.com.tr where she was the creative director from 2002 till 2012. Where she also created QUE, a totally unique and fresh design brand. http://que.com.tr/tr/koleksiyon.html
She participated and performed her Designer brand shows at the official calendar in Paris Fashion Week, from 2011 till 2015 and opened her showroom on Rue Saint Honore .With international presence after Paris Fashion Week appearances, spread its sales network in iconic stores like Harrods in London, Montaigne Market in Paris, Bergdorf Goodman in New York.
In 2011 designed seven red couture clothes representing official red ribbon for the 25th Anniversary of amfAR Organization held in MOMA-The Museum of Modern Art- New York. Her Atelier collection has been chosen by worldwide known stars such as Meg Ryan, Milla Jovovic, Kelly Rowland, Chanel Iman, Angela Lindwall and Gisele Bündchen for amfAR Premiere and Cannes Film Festival.
In 2015, she is selected by Premiere Vision Paris, as Brand Ambassador.
Arzu Kaprol collaborated with Vodafone Turkey and realized 3 different technological fashion performances. In 2015 Turkey’s first hologram show and, in 2016 Turkey’s first Digital Symphony has been realized with a multi-disciplinary approach combining design, music, dance and technology. Same year Arzu Kaprol’s digital couture show took place in national and international arena. In 2015 Arzu Kaprol also created one of the first prototypes of contextual smart-wear; a jacket that morphs its shape and functionality with climate change.
Collaborating with Kordsa on wearable technologies and has a great interest for Wearable Technologies. Collaborating numerous technology production units in Usa, such as ILC Dover ( producer for Nasa) and Fabric Development Inc. ( producer for Boeing)
She is an active spokesperson for Sustainability in Fashion and Conscious Design, in Austria Graz – Design Festival 2019, Swiss Days Istanbul 2019.
She is commissioned to create the Wearable Technology area and panel for Istanbul Design Week 2019.
Arzu Kaprol designed a sustainable capsul and unisex collection for WWF Turkey in 2020.
Arzu Kaprol creates fashion as architecture with unique workmanship in details identified with the designer, with a passion for technology and futuristic design.