The last Istanbul Fashion Week (IFW), which was held between 7-11 September 2011, marked the fifth IFW that took Istanbul by storm with the dazzling and daring designs of Turkish designers. (Take a look at our picks from the catwalk here).
The next Istanbul Fashion Week will take place between 8-11 February 2012, showcasing the 2013 Fall/Winter collections of a number of Turkish designers and ready-to-wear brands.
The 4-day marathon will kick off with Gamze Saraçoğlu at the IFW Tent in Odakule (at the parking lot of the TRT Building in Tepebaşı), followed by Berinza, Tuvana Büyükçınar, and Atıl Kutoğlu. The first day will end with Zeynep Erdoğan and Günseli Türkay’s show at the W Hotel. The second day will start off with a group show (Nihan Peker, Beste Gürel, and Tuba Benian) at the IFW Tent, and continue with Simay Bülbül, Özlem Kaya, and end with Niyazi Erdoğan’s show at the W Hotel. Erol Albayrak will kick-start the shows on the third day, followed by Studio Kaprol and adL + Cengiz Abazoğlu. A workshop by Machka will also be held on the day for those interested in hearing the brand’s story from its owners. On the final day of IFW, the catwalk will host a group show (Şafak Tokur, Çiğdem Akın, and İpek Arnas), followed by Nejla Güvenç, Avva, Mehtap Elaidi, and Giovane G. Designers.
To see the complete catwalk schedule, click here.