Arzu Kaprol

Moda Tasarımcısı @ Arzu Kaprol

Arzu Kaprol, kendi adını taşıyan markasını 1998 yılında ilk defa moda tutkunlarıyla buluşturdu, 2007 yılında ise ilk mağazasını açtı ve Türkiye’nin ilk perakende tasarımcı markası haline geldi.

2015 yılında başlayan işbirlikleri kapsamında moda ve teknoloji birlikteliğinin gözler önüne serildiği showlar gerçekleştirdi. Türkiye’nin ilk hologram defilesi, multi-disipliner bir yaklaşımla; tasarım, müzik, dans ve teknolojinin birleştiği Dijital Senfoni ve Türkiye’nin ilk dijital couture show’unu ulusal ve uluslararası platformlarda sunuldu.

2015 yılında, Arzu Kaprol tarafından yaratılan, akıllı giyimin ilk prototiplerinden biri olan; klima değişikliklerine göre fonksiyon değiştiren “Akıllı Ceket” ise yine sektörün öncü hareketleri arasında yerini aldı.

Tasarımı kıyafet mimarlığı olarak tanımlayan Arzu Kaprol, modern ve eşsiz bir tasarım diliyle ve kendisiyle özdeşleşen detaylarda büyüyen özgün işçilikle, zamansız kıyafet ve aksesuarlar yaratarak geleceğin moda kültürüne göndermeler yapıyor.

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Arzu Kaprol, Turkish fashion designer. Graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Textile and Fashion Design in 1992. Continued her couture education in Paris. In 1995 with the prestigious “Avant-Garde Designer” award from Beymen Academia founded her design studio at the age of 21.

She took active role during the creation of NetWork – Beymen Group of companies. The process of a woven fabric Altınyıldız to the first business wear brand of Turkey, where she also was the creative from 2002 till 2012. Where she also created and become the creative director of QUE, a totally unique and fresh design brand.

During the same years, she participated and led Etihad airlines new uniform designs and sampling workshops. Created uniform designs for Turkish Military Forces, Turkish Air Forces and Pegasus Airlines uniforms, Formula 1 race girls’ uniforms.

She participated and performed her shows at Paris Fashion Week, from 2011 till 2015 where she also opened her showroom. And, within international presence after Paris Fashion Week appearances, spread its sales network in iconic stores like Harrods in London, Montaigne Market in Paris, Bergdorf Goodman in New York.

In 2011 designed seven red couture clothes representing official red ribbon for the 25th Anniversary of amfAR Organization held in The Museum of Modern Art- New York. And the Atelier collection has been chosen by worldwide known stars such as Meg Ryan, Milla Jovovic, Kelly Rowland, Chanel Iman, Angela Lindwall and Gisele Bündchen for amfAR Premiere and Cannes Film Festival.

Arzu Kaprol collaborated with Vodafone Turkey and realized 3 different technological fashion performances. In 2015 Turkey’s first hologram show and, in 2016 Turkey’s first Digital Symphony has been realized with a multi-disciplinary approach combining design, music, dance and technology. Same year Arzu Kaprol’s digital couture show took place in national and international arena. In 2015 Arzu Kaprol also created one of the first prototypes of contextual smart-wear; a jacket that morphs its shape and functionality with climate change.

Arzu Kaprol creates fashion as architecture with unique workmanship in details identified with the designer, timeless design and accessories, which refers to fashion culture of the future.

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