About Beste Gürel :
Beste Gürel, born in 1982 stepped into the art world with her paintings in a workshop where she discovered her interest in fashion. She attended the London College of Fashion, and continued her studies at Paris Parsons School of Design. After working with world-renowned designers such as Stella McCartney and Amanda Wakeley, she returned to Turkey in 2007 and graduated from Fashion and Textile Design branch of Yeditepe University's Faculty of Fine Arts. Then she continued her career at Vakko and acted as a styling consultant to important brands in the market. In 2009, she opened her own boutique in Çukurcuma, afterwards she relocated her store to Nisantası, an upscale neighborhood. Since 2012 attending to Istanbul Fashion weeks, Gurel put a greater emphasis on creating custom pieces that reflect the client’s personal style while complimenting their body type. Today, she produces her works in her boutique/shop in Ulus and keeps creating new and hip creations for her customers.