"The Fight Under The Green Pine" is a criticism of Turkey in the 70s and 80s when the Military had taken over the government; reading, thinking, and speaking were seen as dangerous, political individuals were imprisoned and tortured including my own family members. At the same time, Turkish Hollywood "Yesilçam" was very popular. Love stories in the cinema, death on the streets… This contrast was the focal point of my designs. Taking inspiration from the Parka, glamour both clashes and harmonizes with the reality of Turkey in the 70s and 80s.
Türkan Şoray Inspired Dress
This look is inspired from the movie "Acil Koca Araniyor" (1975) of Türkan Sorays dress
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