Ozlem Erkan graduated from Dokuz Eylul University in 2003 with a degree in Fashion Design. She started her career at HUGO BOSS in 2004. Between 2006-2008, she prepared collections for many world giant brands in various global companies. In 2008, she started to prepare collections under her own brand “ÖZLEM ERKAN”. Between 2009 and 2013, she served as a member of the board of directors in the EIB - Aegean Clothing Manufacturers’ Association. During this period, she was the Chairman of the Design Committee in the execution of many projects. Currently she is the mentor of the EIB fashion design competition. She is the founding partner and creative director of the UKİOO brand. Özlem Erkan has worked as a design consultant for many companies as Fashion Studio. She continues to create her collections every season in her İstanbul- Nişantaşı showroom and make personalized designs and applications for her special customers.