Tugba Ak is a young Turkish designer graduated from BA in Fashion Design at Istituto Marangoni London in 2016 where she remained to launch the label following her graduation. She continued her education with Fashion Business and Marketing course at Central Saint Martins in 2018 to expand her business.
After establishing her signature technique of embroidery and denim with her graduate collection, Tugba was soon elected one of the best 6 of all Istituto Marangoni graduate collections to showcase the collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia 2017.
She has received critical acclaim from Vogue, High Snobiety, Pause Mag and many other leading publications.
The combination of technical skill and curiosity in fabric experimentation has resulted in commercial success. The label is currently sold at concept stores in London and New York. Made-to-order is available in London studio to worldwide.
The designs celebrates individuality, with high-contrast patterns, strong silhouettes and off-beat colours, which is carried off with a confident – even rebellious – attitude and grounded by a casual spirit, taking inspiration from variety of subcultures and eras.