After graduating from Tarsus American High School, Zeynep Deniz continued her higher education at the Marmara University of Fine Arts, majoring Ceramics, and thereafter in 1995 she continued her study in Florence, Italy at Polimoda, Instituto Della Moda. She had been accepted for the International Fashion Design Programme of FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) New York, which is a leading fashion school in the world, where she graduated at the top of her class.
Having worked as a designer in New York, Zeynep Deniz started living in Amsterdam starting from 1998 and worked as a designer at several leading fashion brands including Tommy Hilfiger.
Coming back to Turkey in 2004, besides from designing, she also started teaching fashion and gave several classes at La Salle Academy and Istanbul Technical University Fashion Design Major. She taught personal design, presentation techniques, technical drawing, illustration and portfolio classes.
Creating her own fashion brand “Zeynep Deniz”, the designer still does design consultancy, freelance private label collections and gives private lessons in fashion design and portfolio. ~ Zeynep Deniz