Most famous Turkish fashion designer’s series: Cemil İpekçi

01 May 2021 Fashion

When it comes to fashion, talented fashion designers are the real assets. There are many world-known Turkish fashion designers. Starting from this article we would like to introduce some of them so as to give information about these famous designers. The first designer we would like you to introduce is Cemil İpekçi.

Cemil İpekçi is one of the world-famous fashion designers who graduated from the Department of Design at the Royal Academy of Art in Belgium. After that he went to Paris to do his master’s degree in costume history. After finishing his education, he turned back to Istanbul, Turkey.

He supported his initial fashion house at the age of twenty and, at 24, opened a branch in Nice, France. Cemil İpekçi combines ancient Turkish motifs with styles galvanized by the Ottomans and his styles show a number of the foremost lovely details of Turkish history. İpekçi lives in İstanbul and is often seen on TV fashion shows or as a choose in style competitions.

In 2006 he designed garments for street employees operating in Beyoğlu Municipality of Istanbul. Later, he designed garments for the roll sellers and chestnut sellers in Istanbul. Actually, one of his interviews he said that his family roots came from Ottomans and served for the Palace for the Imperial family. He is a very talented fashion designer both in luxury and casual fashion. He designed dresses for world-famous persons such as Princess Margaret. He has got almost 300 awards from all over the world.

Cemil İpekçi says that his lifestyle is not so different from non-celebrity people. He is taking walks on the streets of Istanbul, going to bazaars and in his words “he doesn’t keep himself in golden cage”. 

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