Born in 1970, Çiğdem Akın has been working as a professional fashion designer for years. She started her professional career in 1988 in Vakko, one of the Turkey’s leading fashion houses, and for 16 years designed and/or created many of the Vakko Couture Brands.
She has started a long journey in 2004, aiming to create and establish her own brand “Çiğdem Akın” as a globally recognized design trademark. She has been attending well-recognized international fairs and exhibitions eversince2006. Along with her own “Çiğdem Akın” collections, she continues to consult some of the leading fashion brands in the country.
Extraordinary cuts and fabulous color combinations lead her designs to become timeless pieces. They become seasonless and shapeless to cater wide ranges of consumer needs. Çiğdem Akın branded merchandise is sold in various designer boutiques around the globe mainly in Europe, Middle East and America.
So far, Çiğdem Akın has appeared in previous Mercedes Benz Fashion Week with six catwalk shows; “Magical Touches’’, ‘‘Equine’’, ‘‘the Island”, “Inferno”, “Purgatorio” and “Paradiso”.