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Calik Denim

Gülçin Çengel


Calik Denim, being one of the companies of Çalık Holding, was established in Malatya as an integrated yarn and weaving factory in 1987. With an annual production capacity of 40 million meters, Calik Denim is one of the most prominent companies in the world in its respective field.

With its integration manufacturing facility and R&D center in Malatya and a sales and marketing center in Istanbul as well as its worldwide agencies and offices, Calik Denim is a strong, dynamic and reliable supplier for the global brands. Calik Denim, which leads the industry with its unique collections that include both commercial and innovative fabrics, not only provides additional value to the economy by manufacturing sustainable and organic denim fabrics within its wide denim and gabardine fabric lines, it also protects the environment as well. The GOTS, GRS, OE100 and OE Blended Certificates that Calik Denim holds are the testament of such mentality.

Gülçin Çengel


Istanbul-based designer Gülçin Çengel holds an undergraduate degree in fashion design from the Izmir University of Economics. During her studies she concentrated on structural approaches to design by taking classes from the industrial design program. Gülçin also attended a fashion design certificate program at the School Of the Art Institute Of Chicago.

After graduation, Gülçin went to London for one term where she worked as the assistant to fashion designer Bora Aksu. After which she worked as a designer at Chakra in Istanbul, where she spent 1.5 years. Finally in 2013, Gülçin decided to create her own brand Gülçin Çengel. Gülçin participated the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul (MBFWI) for the first time in March 2014. So far she presented her A/W 2014, S/S 2015 collections, and A/W 2015 collection as “Mercedes‐Benz Presented”, during the MBFWI.