Istanbul’s rich architectural and cultural history continuously influences Şansım’s collections. She also noted the grandiose door of the Dolmabahçe Palace as inspiration for her signature sleeves. But she is not only inspired by the cultural heritage of the city but also by its geographical shape and with people… especially women’s stories. I’m also inspired by my daughters and how they make me feel.
Materials and techniques:
Collection mainly uses quilting, silk satin, lace and tulle as material. The Swarovski stones, which are vaguely conspicuous in the black designs, give the most effective message that, no matter how pessimistic we are, we must see light somewhere.