Sebnem Gunay


Sebnem Günay is a girl who grew up in Beringen, a small town in Belgium. Since the age of 12, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in fashion. At the age of 19 she moved to Istanbul to study Fashion Design and Technology Undergraduate Program Womenswear in Istanbul Moda Academy (IMA). So her journey began…

After she discovered she had drawing and designer skills she managed to win the Best Design Award during the competition ‘Who’s Next Fair’ in Paris. During her final graduation project in her second year, she had been chosen to open the ‘NewGen’ runway during Istanbul Fashion Week. She launched her first women’s wear collection ‘The Universalist SS16’. To perfect her skills and knowledge she started studying Fashion Design and Management that she followed during evenings and weekends combined with Pattern and Model Development in Fashion Design during the day.

Core Discipline(s)

Fashion Design