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AW/22

Karma

Engin Ekinci 

Engin Ekinci is graduated IMA Fashion Design Programmes. He took part in New Gen and Karma shows in Fashion Week Istanbul.  

 

Ezgi Karayel 

Ezgi Karayel was born in Istanbul in 1990. She graduated from Marmara University Fine Arts, Industrial Design Department. After completing her internship at an architectural company called 'Autoban', she became a partner in one of her classmate's jewelry design brand. After dealing with Design and Brand Management for a while, she decided to study at the Fashion Design and Technologies Undergraduate Department at Istanbul Fashion Academy in 2017.  

In 2018, she joined The Koza Young Fashion Designers Competition, which included Turkey's young talents in the fashion world, and she won the first prize.

With a state scholarship from IHKIB, she was awarded a master's degree at "Central Saint Martins," one of the world's few prestigious fashion colleges, in 2019. He returned to the country after completing his education and, with the support of IHKIB, prepared his first professional collection for the Istanbul Fashion Week/ Karma platform in March 2021.

 

Mehmet Demir

Mehmet Demir was graduated from IMA, Master Class of Fashion. In his early career in 2017, he worked as an assistant in Züleyha Kuru Fashion House. He was the Creative Director of Seçil Store between the years of 2018 and 2019. Mehmet Demir was honored with GQ Men of the Year award in the designer category in 2020. Mehmet Demir also created unique collections for NEW GEN, which was founded by promising fashion designers, introduced in 2020 as part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, now continues his design career in the KARMA brand.

He believes each moment has its own colour and represents this idea at his designs. He is very passionate about his future academic life with different approaches to fashion and wants to continue this magical journey of his.

Karma

AW/22