Designer Q&A with Zeynep Kartal

I have been lucky enough to meet this talented and sweet designer so many times and love her incredible work, her last collection was in the most icon location I've ever experienced at the House of Commons. If you want to find out more about the lady behind the designs here's a little insight, meet Zeynep Kartal:

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What's your name and the name of your collection?

Zeynep Kartal and my new Spring Summer collection is entitled 'A Royal Romance'

Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Bursa, Turkey.

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Where and what did you study?

I studied Fashion in FMS Fashion School in Bursa and after I moved to UK for my husband’s work I went on to study Fashion Design at Manchester City College.

Where can we find your label?

My showroom is in Manchester city centre, in a beautiful 16th century building, my main stockist in the UK is via my e-com website

What or who inspired you to go into fashion?

I have always been passionate about design, I feel like it is in my gene's. When I was child I started designing dresses for my dolls and my interest grew. It was a very exciting opportunity when I was able to launch my own label.