Gizem Ogan YAZGAN ,who graduated from both Fashion Institute of Technology & Istanbul Technical University (Dual Diploma) with a BFA Honors in Woman’s Sports Wear, is the founder and the designer of House of OGAN.
During her Istanbul years at university, she interned as an assistant to designer at Yıldırım Mayruk Haute Couture fashion house. In New York she also interned at Karolina Zmarlak while she was at university.
After graduating in 2009 from FIT, she worked at globally known fashion houses such as Anna Sui and Zac Posen. In 2010 Gizem moved back to Istanbul and worked at Vakko Women as an Assistant Designer and Buyer.
2014 was the year when she officially launched her own accessories label Sketch & Style and ready-to-wear brand OGAN.