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Born and raised in North Cyprus, Zerrin Akıncı graduated from University of Greenwich in 2004. Having worked in Marketing Communications for two years, she moved to United States to study Fashion Design. Zerrin has been awarded as ‘Outstanding Emerging Designer’ in Los Angeles in 2012 and presented her collection in Orange County Fashion Show.


Zerrin Akıncı launched her own fashion line in 2014 and showed her first collection during London Fashion Week. In 2015, she was honoured as ‘Best Fashion Designer of the Year’ by Fashion TV in İstanbul. In 2016 she has been awarded as ‘Best Fashion Designer’ by MG Awards in Cyprus. In 2019, Zerrin Akıncı was honoured as ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year’ by Vodafone and Businesswomen Association. She also has been awarded as ‘Best Fashion Designer of the Year’  in Golden Caretta Awards.


The designer has always been acknowledged with her signature style in her designs. Made By ZA style includes the edgy strong silhouettes with elegant interplays in one form. The label offers effortless elegance with first class tailoring and fashion forward designs in which the women feel chic and comfortable at the same time.


Akıncı has collaborated with REMO design and  Hi Concept for apparel projects and accessories in addition to special social responsibility projects with Association of Women to Support Living and corporate collaborations with various universities and companies.


While the designer continues to surprise the fabulous women who occupy the world with the unique lifestyle and collections, she also has been putting effort to raise awareness for social sustainability, to produce and consume more consciously and commit to empower women by creating an emotional bond by making every piece with a strong message behind.

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