Introducing Filiarmi, a refreshingly on-trend cocktail meets evening-wear brand from Istanbul designed to make you turn heads this winter. Filiarmi aims to empower women with its contemporary, feminine and effortless styles that use colour and shaping to enhance and celebrate the female form. The Autumn Winter 2021 collection is heavily inspired by European art and design, drawing references from artists such as Jean Arp and the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul, where the brand’s Creative Director grew up. Graphical shapes (particularly those from the aforementioned Arp), modern art sculptures and traditional Spanish Gitana costumes are amalgamated and reinterpreted to create contemporary yet timeless pieces. Design details include flared hems, bandanna patterns and vibrant colours, reflecting a joyful, optimistic mood.
Filiarmi was founded in March 2020 by Gozde Arig who inherited her creative nature from her parents, with her dad being an international award-winning caricaturist and her mother owning a textile company. Growing up in such a creative environment Gozde developed a passion for art and design at a young age. In 2011 Gozde graduated from London College of Fashion and went on to train under Emilia Wickstead and Charles Anastase. Using this fantastic experience to hone her skills, she decided to go out on her own and launch her own brand; Filiarmi was born.