Born and raised in Istanbul, Nedret Taciroğlu received her degree in interior design at Mimar Sinan University.
She soon combined her love of fashion and home decor and established the Nedo Collection in 1980.
She quickly rose to become a major influence in the world of international fashion; designing, producing and exporting hand-crafted fine leather garments in the most luxurious fabrications and embellishments for clients in Istanbul, Paris, New York, Dallas and Houston. Her loyal clientele included Nancy Reagan, for whom she designed an 18 piece collection and Semra Özal, wife of the former Turkish President Turgut Özal.
She works with top Turkish politicians and businesswomen, representing Turkish fashion.
In 2002 Nedret launched NEDRET TACİROGLU COUTURE. It came to be appreciated by Turkish and international clients and buyers for its delicate, refined and romantic taste as well as for it’s special fabrics and accessories. All her clothes are hand-made using delicate fabrics such as lace, chiffon, organza and silk. The use of embellishments enhances the impression of high-end luxury and elegance.
Since 2006, she’s been the only Turkish designer to stage her own show in Milan Fashion Week for three consecutive years, where she received raving reviews. For every season since 2008, she’s had her couture fashion show during the New York Fashion Week.
ln 2007, Nedret’s daughter Yasemin Taciroglu graduated from Bocconi University in Milan with a degree in fashion marketing. After working in Milan for six years, she returned to Istanbul and began working with her mother. Her new and young spirit influenced Nedret’s designs which led to their increased popularity among the younger generation.
Apart from her showroom, in 2012 Nedret opened her boutique in Istanbul, where she introduced her ready to wear line, including evening and cocktail dresses.
Her designs have been selling in Istanbul, Paris and Dubai .
Besides woman wear , she also designs home accessories..
Other than her own boutique in Istanbul, her designs have been selling in Harvey Nichols Dubai and L`Eclaireur Paris.