Hurriyet Daily News August, 2008
Radikal November, 2009
In Istanbul January, 2010
Hurriyet April, 2010
Samdan Plus May, 2010
Vogue May, 2010
Elle July, 2010
Sabah August, 2010
Istanbul Life September, 2010
Hurriyet December, 2010
In Istanbul December, 2010
ITKIB December, 2010
Vogue Accessories December, 2010
Istanbul January, 2011
Trend Show, 2008
Akmerkez Beach Party and Catwalk, 2009
Gisele Bunchen - Ipanema Catwalk, 2011
Exhibition @ Ve Sanat Gallery, 2011
The Offer - Berlin Fashion Week, 2011
Gunes is based in İstanbul, Turkey. She studied at Bilkent University and graduated in 2001. Her collections are produced in Turkey.
Gunes Dericioglu was born in Bochum, Germany in 1980. She is a graduate of the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management of the Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. She has been involved with fine arts in her university years and participated in painting and sculpturing courses and studios of the Corcoran College of Arts and Design in Washington D.C., USA as well as Michael von Erlenbach Kunstschule in Berlin, Germany.
She composed her initial collection by wearable jewelry adapted to the human body in form and design. Those accessories have been followed by design of sandals, shoes and handbags.Whilst preparing her own collections, Dericioglu also provided design support to reputable fashion brands.
She became the head of accessory department of Hotiç where she worked for 6 years. Hotiç is the biggest and one of the most reputible brand for shoes and bags in Turkey with circa 100 shops.
In 2009, she exhibited her personal paintings in Nu-Pera İstanbul. Among the projects she has been engaged, the outstanding ones were Shoe-Art, Trend Show and Fashionair Akmerkez. Recently, she has been identified as a competent participant of the Fashionair Beach, which was jointly organized by Elle and Akmerkez. Recently she was also one of the designers, designing for the project Camper & Friends. Her accessories were used in the Gisele Bündchen’s latest fashion show taking place in Suada, İstanbul.
Gunes met her potential primary customers in the store which she opened in early June via Visiting Designers concept at Lastik Pabuç. Summer 2010 Collection including Istanbul Theme and Winter Accessories Collection were first exhibited in Laundromat.
Among other various press coverage here bags were also published at the Vogue Accessories /Winter-Fall 2010. In June 2011 during the Berlin Fashion Week, she was among the multi-national designers representing their collection in Berlin in collobaration with the Offer.
Using diverse materials in adapting geometric figures on handbags was in the foreground of her designs and productions she offered to domestic and international interests and markets.Gunes Dericioglu treats plain forms by dissecting and folding for reforming purposes as likely extensions of a certain design concept over a certain uniform. These extensions but provide options for individual customers to determine how to seize; for example, a handbag in harmonization with her body and figure, motion and gesture. These personal determinations relying on seize and grasp options offered in designs of Gunes Dericioglu create typical “handbag of the owner”. It is also an apparently similar design style which could be witnessed in her shoes and sandals. The materials in geometric forms are treated in such a way that; for example, a leather strip is subjected to re-forming in order to take the shape of a sandal or to constitute a cranny on the rear of the bare leg in conformity with the extended texture lines on a leather boot.In her recently prepared “Drunk Collection”, Gunes Dericioglu is inspired by flexible and transformative states of soul. Each piece represents an integral and loyal component of the owner in hard times. These never get lost from minds and views of their owners.Gunes Dericioglu exposes personal creations are remote to general trends and independent from moulds and forms. Her expressions are strictly feminine, bold and wise.