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PIX: The veiled brides of Istanbul

Last updated on: April 04, 2018 15:08 IST

The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Istanbul kicked off its 11th edition.

Designer Zeynep Tosun, whose creations have been worn by Lady Gaga, presented her collection which was inspired by strong women.  

Zeynep has been promoting the hashtag #letsrisetogether and her collection threw the spotlight on handicrafts by Turkish women. 

Take a look at some of the best looks.

Istanbul Fashion Week

A model backstage ahead of the Zeynep Tosun show during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul. The collection was inspired by mystical goddesses and their strengths. 
Photograph: Evren Kalinbacak/Getty Images 


Istanbul Fashion Week

The collection began with models walking the ramp in grey dresses, paired with knee-length boots and veils. 
Photographs: Levent Kulu/Getty Images 


Istanbul Fashion Week

Take a closer look at the collection which featured Turkish handicrafts. While the designer played around with classic designs, she kept the accessories contemporary. 


Istanbul Fashion Week

Sheer dresses dominated the collection. 


Istanbul Fashion Week

Apart from colours like beige, ivory and grey, the collection was peppered with red outfits. 


Istanbul Fashion Week

The designer didn't stick to the ordinary and played around with colours and designs. 

Rediff Get Ahead Bureau