Business Design at Milan Domus Academy
Brand Management at New York University
DATE OF INCORPORATION
Gizia Gate, Brandroom (Istanbul), Valleydez (Dubai), L Square (Cairo), Harvey Nichols, Galeries Lafayette (Istanbul)
"It means a lot to me to be supported and approved by such a prestigious jury as that of the OpenMyMed Prize. Furthermore, to have the opportunity of being supported by international experts to help me develop my brand is absolutely precious and priceless. It is such an honour for me to be competing with other designer brands selected by the OpenMyMed Prize jury."
Born and raised in Turkey, Gokay Gundogdu, later moved to New York for study in brand management at State University of New York. Then, he moved to Milan to attend Domus Academy in 2007. He has worked with many brands as creative director and brand consultant. In 2014, he decided to pursue launching his own label. Gokay Gundogdu, founder and the creative director of the T.A.G.G. brand, imposes his modern vision creating high quality ready-to-wear collections. His vision for his own label is to create clothes that are both luxurious and wearable, with a feminine but strong attitude. The brand’s culture is a balance of contrasting elements: fragility and strength, tradition and modernity, fluidity and masculinity.