About Us


MERVE BAYINDIR the eponymous couture millinery brand, originating in Turkey and currently based in London. Through their creativity and design they bring a different and fresh take to the Uk offering for the most sought after accessory.

Merve Bayindir, is a female led millinery brand for the timeless stylish woman who respects and understands quality and recognizes the art of how to wear hats. Elegant and self confident are the words to best describe the women who wear Merve. Those who do not wish to blend in to a crowd are the women Merve caters for, a queen in her own right, the Merve Bayindir women are strong and striking female, echoed by the elegance and colour choices for Merve’s collections. The brainchild of a mother and daughter team, Yasemin Bayindir (who graduated from Bogazici University with a BA in Industrial Engineering in1980) and Merve Bayindir (who graduated from York University with an Honours BA in Psychology and Humanities in 200). They began their brand in 2011, but their story begins many years before...

The team have since gone from strength to strength leading the way to ground breaking, innovative designs, received to high acclaim on the catwalks of Turkey, London and beyond, as well as in Royal Ascot guide and through their many national and international magazine covers. The brand is a household name on the lips of all celebrity and socialites, and Merve Bayindir millinery has graced the heads of the most influential and admired women, trendsetters, with their social media reach traveling worldwide, with an impressive following, they continue to hold their place in the market as innovators and inspiration to the masses with a full range of collections including Occasion-wear to Bridal to true show stopping statement pieces. 


Merve Bayindir and Yasemin Bayindir


British Fashion Council Designer Member



International RunWays
  • Occupy Millinery SS14 -MBFWI
  • Be Original or Buy Original AW14 -MBFWI 
  • Ottoman SS15 -MBFWI 
  • Pandora AW15 –MBFWI 
  • Collaboration with Hakkan Yildirim AW15 – LFW 
  • Metamorphosis SS16 –MBFWI 
  • Collaboration with Sean Suen AW18 – PFW 
  • Collaboration with Sean Suen SS19 – PFW
  • Collaboration with Deniz Berdan SS20 - LFW

International Showrooms 

  • Who's Next Premiere Classe Showrooms SS15 
  • LFW Designer Showrooms SS18 
  • LFW Designer Showrooms AW18 
  • LFW Designer Showrooms SS19
  • Premiere Classe Tuileries SS20


Royal Ascot Style Guide

  • Published in 2017 
  • Published in and on the cover 2018 
  • Published in 2019

Selected for Royal Ascot Millinery Collective 2019