He started his fashion adventure at Bahar Korcan’s Studio, working as an assistant. He studied Fine Arts Faculty textiles and fashion at Yeditepe University, Istanbul with first place honours and won a scholarship for future studies. Whilst studying, he freelanced within many projects such as corporate identity, stage and theatre costumes, adverts, films and music video costume designing.
He became stylist, image consultant and other fashion designing work projects carried out by him. His name became more popular when he teamed up with Tarkan who is a popular Turkish singer in the world, where he was designing concert stages and video costumes for him. In 2010 he moved to London and he took some courses to upgrade to his knowledge about the industry. In 2012 he attended at ‘London Fashion Week – The Good Fashion Show – Ethical Fashion’ with his return Collection at “The Spirit of God” as a first Turkish fashion designer. His designs made from recycled and environmentally friendly materials that will inspire also his Haute Couture show. That is what sets him apart from other designers. He has an ethnic approach to fashion and his designs are eco-stylish.
In 2019 Tuncer Tonun took place in London’s fashion week at the fashions finest show. He won first place with his collection “the secret behind the curtains” and become Britain’s top designer. His inspiration for his collection was drawn by traditional vintage curtains from Turkey used in the 80s and 90s.
He is now based in London and continues to design in the same spirit under his name of Tuncer Tonun Couture. At present he is working on a new collections of Haute- couture and evening dresses for his showroom, conceptual designs and fashion shows.