Özlem Kaya was born in 1977 in Istanbul. She graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Textile department. She met Hakan Yıldırım during her education and worked as Yıldırım’s assistant for six years. She established her own brand in 2004. She was the Creative Director of Park Bravo between the years of 2013 and 2016. She is the president of the Fashion Designers Association with Özgür Masur.