The 2015 Independent Designer Runway Show is fast approaching. It’s the culmination of months of preparation by regional designers, who present full shows (often their first full runway show) and always one of the most anticipated parts of Bellevue Fashion Week. At IDRS 2013, Ozen Company took top honors with a knock-out show of their beautifully designed and handcrafted leather goods. The masterminds behind it all are designer Aykut Ozen and partner Julianna Vezzetti, who is soon relocating to New York City to help expand the brand’s reach while also producing the look books for Ozen Company.
Before Vezzetti takes off, we wanted to capture the pair in action at the Ozen Company studio in the heart of Capitol Hill.