Turkish Clothing Manufacturers: A List of Top Reliable Apparel Brands & Suppliers in Turkey
Top Turkish clothing manufacturers and top clothing brands in Turkey with links to their official websites are listed in this post.
- LC Waikiki
- De Facto
The list of best apparel brands and contract manufacturers will help you find potential business partners to import from Turkey or will give you an idea while shopping from Turkish stores.
Turkey is one of the biggest manufacturers and exporters of clothing in the World. When compared to the top few countries like China, Bangladesh and Viet Nam, Turkey usually offers better quality products and services. Various top brands in Europe prefer Clothes manufacturers in Turkey for sourcing their apparel items.
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Clothes manufacturers listed here are mainly in 2 forms. One is Top Turkish clothing brands, and second group is companies who offers especially contract manufacturing services.
Clothing manufacturing is mostly concentrated in Istanbul. However, cities like Izmir, Bursa and some others also have clothes manufacturers.
In 2019, the exports of apparel items knitted or crocheted have been USD 9 Billion for Turkey, ranked 6th in the World after China, Bangladesh, Viet Nam, Germany and Italy.
The total value of apparel / Clothing items not knitted and crocheted has been around USD 6,5 Billion USD making Turkey 9th exporter country in the World.
Are you looking for Clothes manufacturers in Turkey for importing Turkish branded clothing or sourcing your apparel items under your brand name? Check out the below list and visit company websites to contact them.
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Top Clothing/Apparel Manufacturers / Brands in Turkey
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1. LC Waikiki
LC Waikiki’s journey started in France in 1988, continuing after 1997 as a Turkish brand under the umbrella of LC Waikiki Mağazacılık Hizmetleri Ticaret A.Ş.
Today LC Waikiki trades in 1004 stores in 47 countries, with the company’s philosophy that “Everyone deserves to dress well” enabling people to enjoy accessible fashion through quality products at affordable prices.
LC Waikiki, with its overseas investments that started in Romania in 2009, aims to be “one of Europe’s three most successful apparel retailers by 2023”.
In 2020 LC Waikiki has opened its 1000th store abroad, in Kyiv, Ukraine.
LC Waikiki offers clothing for Men, Women, Children and babies.
2. De Facto
DeFacto is one of the top brands and clothes manufacturers in Turkey with hundreds of stores, offering apparel for Men, Women, and Children.
DeFacto is available in more than 30 countries, having more than 500 stores in total ( Most of them are in Turkey) and more than 14000 employees, making them the second biggest fashion brand in Turkey after LC Waikiki.
We go on to our operations with 500+ stores in 30 countries. We continue our path as one of the top three companies in our sector in Turkey.
Together with our experienced design team and business collaborators, we are bringing together affordable and quality products with global design trends. We are creating bespoke designs for countries where we operate thanks to our creative marketing strategies and a design office that provides significant added value in innovative perspectives.
The experience we gained in a short time and our rapid growth acceleration prompted us to open up to foreign markets. Having the vision to become a global fashion brand since the day we were founded, we opened our first overseas store in Kazakhstan in February 2012.
We as DeFacto have stores in 30 countries including Kazakhstan, Iraq, Egypt, Belarus, Morocco, Tunisia, Kosovo, Albania, Serbia, Georgia, Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Palestine, Pakistan, Malaysia, Moldova, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Oman, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, and Turkey. We create bespoke collections for our stores in each of these countries in line with the local cultures and lifestyles. In addition to our design products, we offer our customers unique innovative and recycled collections such as DeFacto Inova and DeFacto Eco, which were born out of our innovation and R&D investments.
DeFacto offers clothing for Men, Women, Children and babies.
Koton, which has 480 stores, including 290 in Turkey and 190 abroad, in addition to more than 800 sales points, aims to become the fast fashion brand with the richest and most popular collections across 5 continents in 2023.
With its creative, innovative, customer- and technology- oriented approach, Koton adopts the policy of bringing seasonal trends together with authentic designs and offering them for sale at convenient locations and at attractive prices.
With its design team, consisting of more than 220 young and experienced staff, and more than 10,000 employees, Koton offers approximately 30,000 different models in more than 50 collections to its customers every year.
Koton has moved its rich content to Koton.com in September 2015 and till then Koton.com has become the biggest store of Koton in its 2nd year after opening with more than 3 million unique visitors monthly and more than 20.000 available products online.
1988 -First store opened in Istanbul
1995 – Organization redesign to focus on design and production
1996 – First store abroad – in Munich
2009 – Became 26th in Turkey’s Most Valuable Brands list (2nd fashion brand) (valued by Turkey’s biggest business magazine, Capital)
2011 – Entered several new categories with the swimwear collection (with Alessandra Ambrosio campaign), Kids collection and Plus Size collection
2012 – Selected “The most admired and preferred women fashion brand” in Shopping Mall Investors’ Association survey Turkey’s leading venture capital company established a partnership with Turkven.
2014 – Selected for the Turkish Superbrands list
2016 – DesignLab, setting the design, color, pattern, fabric and trends of the season in the leadership of Isham Sardouk, has been launched.
Koton.com reached more than 40 million sessions and 20 million unique users in its first year after opening.
Koton has opened its first high street store in Romania, increasing its number of stores in this country to 16. First Koton stores in France (Paris), Croatia, Morocco and Germany (Hamburg) were opened.
Comprehensive Business Model was launched and “Koton Handcraft” collection was offered to customers.
Koton Manufactures clothing for Men, Women, Children and babies.
4. Mavi Jeans
Mavi was founded in ıstanbul Turkey, in 1991 as a jeanswear brand and manufacturer.
Now Mavi is a well-known apparel brand and clothes manufacturer in Turkey, and a global fashion brand available in many countries.
With strong denim roots, Mavi has evolved into an international apparel and accessories brand. Synonymous with superior quality and the perfect fit, Mavi sold c.10M denim items globally in 2019 via its 5,500 POS and 440 mono-brand stores. Mavi launched its retail strategy in Turkey in 2008, and has since recorded an exceptional growth track record reaching 314 directly operated mono-brand retail stores and 381 mono-brand stores, including franchised stores within Turkey in 2019. With 4,086 talented and dedicated employees globally, Mavi is regarded as an employer of choice.
Mavi has built its success on products of superior quality and the Company’s “Perfect Fit” strategy, allowing the brand to understand and track the customer needs while offering high quality for great value.
The Company’s products are positioned between the upper-end of the ‘core’ and the ‘premium’ section of the jeans market. Mavi’s brand image translates into strong pricing power, which Mavi reinforces through collaborations with leading designers such as Adriano Goldschmied. Mavi was the number one jeans brand in Turkey for top-of-mind awareness (with 58%), according to a brand perception report prepared by GfK in 2018.
Women, Men, Children Jeans, T-Shirts and more…
5. LTB Jeans
LTB ( CAK Group) is a WORLDWIDE group, established in Eskisehir in 1948. Cak Group is dealing in principal with textile, retail, chemistry, energy, insurance brokering services; online sale services from internet, manufacturing and sale of furniture and decoration products and import and export fields.
The main strategy of LTB is to open it’s own stores in parallel with domestic and foreign growth targets to reach every human being without considering any age, gender or color. Our purpose is becoming a global franchiser and turning out to be a bigger family with new members who believe in magical creation precess of textile.The retail concept is the huge door to success and to be a worldwide brand, shows the compy image and the philosophy. We improve new projects to feel comfortable and shop easily for the customers in every season. New concept, new denim spirit coming out, Now numbering 128 stores, more than 48 franchise store in Turkey, 8 concept stores, 112 franchise stores worldwide, where denim meets the world and world meets the denim. 71 countries for now … appealing to all people of the world.
Women, Men, Children Jeans, T-Shirts and more…
6. Cross Jeans
Founded in the early 1990s, Cross Jeans is now a European operating successful denim & lifestyle brand.
Cross Jeans is a brand with true denim credentials. The product portfolio is growing from collection to collection and excites through innovation and highest quality. More than 3,200 Points of Sales, 30 monobrand stores and strong wholesale/online partners such as Zalando, Otto or Amazon contribute to the European wide success.
The headquarters of Cross Jeans is in Germany, and main factory is in Tekirdag Turkey.
Women, Men Jeans, T-Shirts…
7. Colin's Jeans
Colin’s is one of the top clothing brands in Turkey. Colin’s Jeans is a company belongs to Eroglu Group. LOFT is another popular brand of the Group.
Colin’s Jeans is available in 700 stores in 38 countries, a market leader in Russia.
Colin’s was founded in Turkey in 1992, now has around 5.500 employees.
As COLIN’S brand, we see our mission somewhere well beyond the ready- made clothing sector because we say “we are striving to make people feel better with our products and services not only in ready-made clothing business’’. Therefore, we present INNOVATION, FIT and QUALITY simultaneously at our stores worldwide.
To present our customers new showcases, different ambience at our stores, collections and a wide range of products through which they will experience different senses is our INNOVATION concept. Our FIT concept deals with the fitness of the products that our customers like to their body, our customers should feel comfortable with our products, how our products look on them and thereby, the way they reflect their style. Our QUALITY concept is to present sustainable particulars at all times through color, fabric, stitching, strength and stance. All these are a result of COLIN’S brand that recognizes its duty of making people feel good.
Women, Men Jeans, T-Shirts, Outwear..
8. Karaca Apparel
Çift Geyik Karaca was founded in Bandirma in 1917. It began manufacturing in İstanbul in 1949 as Karaca Örme Sanayi and in 1961 it has become the first Turkish textile brand which was exported to abroad.
In 1965’s Karaca had exported to 38 countries in 5 continents and had high brand awareness. In 1998 it was acquired by Tekfen Holding, in 2005 it joined to Narin Group.
Knitwear, Trousers, Jerseys..
9. adL Adil Isik Clothing
adL – Adil Isik is a top fashion manufacturer and brand in Turkey for women’s clothing. A top quality brand having around 100 stores in big cities of Turkey.
adL also has stores in countries like, Saudi Arabia, Azarbaijan, Libya, UNited Arab Emirates, Jordan, and Georgia.
Dresses, and women’s apparel
10. Aker Group
Aker considers the qualitative protection principle that it has as the basic element of its working style. That’s why it focuses on R&D works. As a result of the research it carries out, Aker produces silk fabric with water and stain resistance for the first time in the world using nano-technology, protecting your scarves from rain water and stains and enabling you to use them for years with the first day’s beauty. The production and printing processes of the best quality silk-based yarns available in the world are carried out on state-of-the-art machines. Thus, there are no mistakes such as pattern shift, color blurring.
Scarf, Shawl, Tunic, Dress, Blouse, Cardigans, Jackets, Skirts, Pants for women
11. Akarteks Denim Clothing Manufacturer
Founded in 1985, Akarteks Tekstil has been one step ahead with its innovative and competitive concept in the world of the production industry for more than 30 years and has become one of the biggest and most successful denim and woven ready-to-wear manufacturers of the region, as well as in Turkey.
Considering the purposes of compliance within international standards and continuous development, the company is a worldwide key player proceeding step by step to its global targets.
Taking customer satisfaction as a mission, with more than 1,000 employees in a 31,000 square meter indoor area in the 4 most modern production facilities of its industry, the Akarteks family has succeeded in raising its prominence with high technology and stability in production. The company has become a reputable entity in the worldwide market by reaching a capacity of over 5 million units a year through its perfectionist identity featuring quality with its creative and innovative expert staff, and an effective work tempo.
Denim Clothes, Jeanswear
12. Suvari Men's Apparel
Suvari brand has many stores in Turkey, is one of the top men’s clothing and suits manufacturer.
They have stores also in some countries like Romania, Russia, Azerbaijan…
Süvari, who embarked upon its journey with a three-wheeled wooden car, carried on as a ready-made garment wholesaler in 1967, has been proceeding as an important retailer brand since 1997.
Süvari, giving the messages of “not getting lost in the routine, sparing time for the beloved ones, favorite things, new experiences, change, excitement and happiness” to its target market all around the World with its “Join the life” philosophy, contributes to many social responsibility projects together with its customers who care about their well-being and make themselves happy.
Süvari had started overseas retailing at the same year which it had stepped into domestic retailing in 1997.
Süvari, pledging to complete men’s elegance in daily and business life and in special events, brings its products and customers together in its 164 stores in 10 countries with quality and affordable prices.
While Süvari’s brand journey continues at home with firm steps, it continues to expand globally in foreign countries that it operates and in the new emerging markets, each passing day.
Men’s suits,, Men’s apparel
13. Kigili Men's Clothing Brand
Men’s Clothing Brand in Turkey
As Kiğılı, we are men’s clothing brand favored by a modern, rational and successful men in Turkey. We continue to be indispensable to the city’s professionals with our innovative vision that defies years and with our world-class collections. We take a pioneering role with the innovations we bring to the fashion sector, and we present trends to men’s liking by interpreting them with our own lines.
Offering options for different age groups, our collections give men the most comfortable clothing experience every day of the week. Suits that enable you move freely in a busy business meeting; casual designs that offer comfort on a Sunday breakfast, the most stylish tuxedos for special occasions, or the tricots that warm you up for a ski holiday are some of the factors that enrich your Kiğılı experience.
225 stores in 67 provinces of Turkey
101 sales points in 21 countries worldwide
6.500.000 units’ production per year
150,000 units’ shipment per week
50.000 m2 store area
Today, we provide service with 225 stores in 67 provinces of Turkey, and a total of 26 sales points in Austria, France, Cyprus, Iraq, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Russia and Kosovo. We send over 150,000 pieces per week to nearly 300 sales points that spread all over the world. As Kiğılı, we aim to be one of the top 10 global brands that come to mind in terms of men’s wear while working with the vision of being one of the world’s fashion giants.
And also; we are continuing our efforts in abroad to be perceived as ‘Brand of Turkey’ instead of ‘Made in Turkey.’
Men’s suits,, Men’s Clothing
14. Yargici Women's Clothing
The brand quickly became popular among female customers and in 2001, YARGICI started focusing solely on women’s wear. The same year, cosmetics were added to the product range. This line was named “Waterworks” and included products not found in Turkey at the time. This was one of the first steps YARGICI took towards becoming a lifestyle brand.
In 2002, due to high interest shown for the furniture pieces part of its shop window displays, YARGICI also added home decorations to its product line. From designing women’s collections with a theme of “comfortable elegance”, Yargıcı evolved into a brand that is able to connect with its consumer in multiple aspects of their lifestyles.
Men’s suits,, Men’s Clothing
Sarar, as a leading company in the Turkish ready-made clothing sector, started its commercial activities in Eskisehir – Turkey in 1944.
Established by Abdurrahman Sarar in a 14 square meter tailor shop, our company today is carrying out its activities in textile and ready-made clothing sector with three modern factories founded on a 120.000 square meter site within Eskisehir Organized Industrial Zone, along with Sarev Home Textile and Shirt Factory founded on 180.000 square meter site at Eskisehir-Kutahya highway, and Sarar Women’s Ready-Made Clothing production department located in Bomonti, Istanbul.
Sarar, which has been competing with the world’s brands by high workmanship quality and special sewing privilege through five major production factories, employs more than 3000 in ready-made clothing sector and provides services with 58 stores abroad and more than 160 stores with Sarar concept in 75 provinces in Turkey.
Sarar has more than 160 retail stores and more than 800 sales points in Turkey with Sarar Woman, Interview Sarar, CCS, Sarar Scarf, Sarev and Sartoria Sarar brands. Our company provides services through dozens of stores abroad, mostly in Europe and the US.
Sarar has a large sales network with concept stores and sales points in Europe, USA, Russia, Egypt, Turkic Republics, Middle East and the Gulf Countries.
On January 3, 2000, Sarar Europe Company, headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany was established to carry out branding, marketing and sales activities in EU-member states. Wholesale and retail operations in Europe are conducted affiliated to this company. Between 2002 and 2015, 15 retail sales stores with Sarar concept started commercial activities in Europe, out of which 7 were in Germany, 1 in Austria, 1 in Spain, 1 in Belgium, 2 in Switzerland, 2 in Czech Republic and 1 in Hungary.
For the same purposes, on September 19, 2001, Sarar USA Inc. was established in New Jersey, US in order to organise and manage operations. Between 2002 and 2015, 19 retail sales stores with Sarar concept have been put into service in various states of US and Canada.
Men’s and Women’s clothing
16. Ipekyol - Clothing Brand for Women
Established in 1986 in Istanbul Turkey, and opened its first store in Nisantasi, Istanbul in 1989.
Ipekyol is a famous fashion brand for women, having 242 stores in Turkey and 48 other in 10 countries including Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Saudi Arabia, UAE and Azarbaijan.
17. Vakko - One of the best Fashion Brands in Turkey
Vakko is a luxury fashion brand and manufacturer in Turkey.
Leaving 86 years of success behind, Vakko realized an up-to-date design – production approach in 2008 with Vakko Production Center Esenyurt, taking into consideration changing world conditions and developing technologies.
Vakko Production Center Esenyurt reflects Vakko’s pioneering position with its 33,000 m2 closed area equipped with printed and ready-to-wear production units, logistics facilities, social usage areas, work offices and the latest facilities of modern technology. The structure consists of two parts: production and management. Every year, more than 600 designs are produced in Vakko Production Center thanks to Vakko Screen Art. Every stage of production takes place under the leadership of an experienced management team. Vakko designs are designed by Vakko’s experienced creators in the Pattern Workshop.
Women’s & men’s luxury clothing and fashion
18. Faik Sonmez - Fashion for women
Faik Sönmez offers unlimited options for women more than 700 style collection every season
It allows women to be more stylish and comfortable during special moments with evening dresses, caters to the business women with office combinations, offers casual chic options for everyday ease.
Faik Sönmez always offer the latest trends and the most vivid colours.
Women’s & men’s luxury clothing and fashion
MORE CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS IN TURKEY
The Turkish clothing manufacturers listed below are all export oriented companies some are making their own brands and some serves with contract manufacturing for international apparel brands. We have chosen manufacturers in Turkey who have good references.