The Shades of White & Medusa — Pelin Gündoğan

The color white is always perceived as the sign of purity and innocence, however this is not always true. Albino patients have a pure image yet in Africa, Albino patients are known as cursed.

Blue Shepherd — Florentina Climente

An eclectic androgyn collection with an avangardist approach. Natural colors with a special selection of fabrics. Inspired by the shepherd of 21st century.

Secret Code — Yeliz Korur

Golden Ratio exists in the form and build of countless living beings and inanimate objects. She created her patterns using the golden ratio equation and selected all prints and colors from nature itself.

Unicorn’s Funfair — Elif Demirdizen

Elif’s theme was a funfair with a unicorn theme. Her starting point was that she felt the same way as designing her collection as she felt when in a funfair. The reason why she chose the unicorn is because its legendary attributes cleared up the limitations of her imagination.

An Endless Wave — Aya Hammoud

The idea behind the collection came from waves and movement inspiration in the color white. Aya chose white because it is the color of life and new beginnings. It is pure and has a spiritual feeling.

Into The Dream — Nazlıcan Koray

The starting point for Nazlıcan’s collection was multimedia artist Tony Oursler’s artwork regarding schizophrenia. The way he combined horror together with humor was what Nazlıcan was most impressed about.

After Darkness — Sümeyye Döz

The idea behind Sumeyye’s collection originates from the damages that the human population causes on nature, animals and all living beings in return for energy, power and greed. The collection furthermore reflects the damages caused by radiation on nature and the environment.

The Silk Road — Sümeyye Kadı

The collection is based on the modernization of Russian fiction character Anna Karenina’s feminin, romantic and chique style, becoming more wearable. Sümeyye was inspired by the Arab culture and Anna Karenina costumes together with the traditional abaya.

Second Life — Hilal Tukay

The starting point is sculptor Paige Bradley’s artwork called “Expansion.” It represents the notion that even if something broken and separated into pieces, it shows differentiation and expansion when put together.

Glossy Garden — Simge Nizam

Simge’s collection is a creative encounter of an exuberant nature and the lights of the city. She has applied gradations of greens and blues. The collection furthermore includes prints of street art, murals and grafitti.

Like Water — Zeliha Alpaslan

The collection was designed and inspired by Sufist poet Rumi’s verses “like water.” The twelve piece collection is created and inspired by the different conditions of water; frozen, liquid, molten and dripping.