Brides across the globe wear wedding dresses made by Turkish designers
Brides across the globe wear wedding dresses made by Turkish designers. Brides across the globe wear wedding dresses made by Turkish designers the happiest moments of their lives. Turkey’s ready-to-wear clothing sector sells wedding dresses to 40 countries in the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The sector sells hundreds of products such as pants, T-shirts, suits and shirts to many countries across the world. In recent years, it has made a breakthrough in the export of wedding dresses, wedding suits and evening dresses. Turkey’s ready-to-wear clothing sector exports increased by 3.6 percent in 2018 year-on-year, reaching $17.6 billion, according to data from the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM)
On Jan. 22-25, Turkey hosted IF Wedding Fashion İzmir, the largest wedding dress, wedding suit and evening dress fair in the sector in Europe, welcoming procurement delegations from 90 countries.
Aegean Clothing Manufacturers Association Chairman Atınç Abay told that they aimed to make a name for both İzmir and Turkey through the IF Wedding Fashion İzmir.
Indicating that the product with the highest value-added in the ready-to-wear clothing sector are wedding dresses, Abay said, “As far as kilogram price goes, wedding dress could easily exceed $100. We sell wedding dresses to the Middle East and European countries, and especially neighboring countries.”
Aegean Ready-to-Wear Clothing Exporters Association Chairman Burak Sertbaş stressed that the quality of IF Wedding Fashion İzmir increased in all respects. Highlighting that Turkey is one of the movers and shakers of the wedding dress fashion in the world, Sertbaş said, “We are a wedding dress manufacturing country preferred by the Middle East and Russia. We will gradually enter Europe as well.’’
Sertbaş further noted that they aim to reach a billion dollars in wedding dress exports in 2019.