|About||T M R W Studio is a footwear, handbag and accessories company located in the heart of New York City’s fashion district.|
Founded in 2009, T M R W Studio is a footwear, handbag, and accessories company located in the heart of New York City’s fashion district.
:: Company History
Founded in 2009 by sisters Funda & Fulya Cerit, the company’s inaugural brand, FFC New York, quickly gained traction by producing affordable trend-right footwear.
In January 2016, Sarah Phillips joined the team, expanding the business’s offerings into handbags and further focusing on building in-house brands. In May 2016 T M R W contemporary footwear and handbags brand was launched.
In addition to wholesale and distribution, T M R W Studio has a strong private label division supporting major designers and retailers in category expansion strategy, design, product development, sourcing and production. Our established network of trusted suppliers and partners worldwide includes:
· 45 Factories in Turkey, China, Brazil
· Tanneries in Italy, France, Turkey, Korea, China, Brazil, India
· Flexible sourcing strategies to meet both price and quality requirements
· The ability to offer initial small production quantities as a market test before committing to larger bulk production quantities.
:: Executive Bios:
Funda Cerit I CEO and Co-Founder
Funda is an MBA with Bachelors in Economics, and has held executive positions in publicly held companies such as Steve Madden, Payless ShoeSource. She has also opened and led international distribution channels for brands such as Pour La Victoire and Kelsi Dagger. Funda focuses on business development, strategic negotiations, management, operations and finance.
Fulya Cerit I EVP and Co-Founder
Fulya is a graduate of one of Europe’s most reputable art institutes (Mimar Sinan University) and brings a wealth of knowledge from her 12 years of design and art direction experience in the film industry as well as 8 years of footwear design/ product development experience. Fulya focuses on design, sourcing and production in Europe.