(photo courtesy of www.flare.com)
Names one of the 1000 most influential people in London by The Evening Standard, Erdem is a young vibrant designer not afraid to have fun with fashion and create playful yet chic women’s partywear.
Erdem Moralioglu was raised in Montreal with his Turkish father and English Mother. Known only as Erdem, he studied fashion at Toronto’s Ryerson University and then did an internship with Vivienne Westwood. In 2000 he moved to London to study fashion at the Royal College of Art. Once he graduate he moved to New York City to work alongside Diane von Furstenberg, before launching his own label in London in 2005.
In 2007 he was awarded the Swarovski British Fashion Council Fashion Enterprise Award and the £100,000 Fashion Fringe prize for his line.
“Erdem” is sold around the world, in more then 50 high-end department stores.
Erdem has won numerous awards for his work and contributions to the fashion industry:
- 2005: Fashion Fringe Award
- 2007: The Swarovski British Fashion Council Fashion Enterprise Award
- 2008: The BFC’s Fashion Forward Award
- 2009: Fashion Future Award
- 2010: BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund
Some of Erdem other fashions:
(photos coutesy of erdem.co.uk – pre-fall collection 2011)