One To Watch: Ali Ekmekci

KALTBLUT is introducing Ali Ekmekci, the rising menswear designer from Turkey, with an exclusive editorial. Model is Richard Schmidt lensed by Anne Yano. Designer Ali Ekmekci says about his work: “My manifesto focuses on our ability to transform and subvert meanings through the language of performance and accumulation of cultural capital, made available to us from popular culture whatever our condition or circumstances. This approach involves deconstruction through transformation to empowerment.”

Photography by Anne Yano /

Fashion Designs and styling by Ali Ekmekci /

Model is Richard Schmidt /