Gökhan Talay graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts Fashion Accessory Design Department in 2000.
Following his academic education, he worked in the field of footwear design and production in Italy.
He founded in 2008 the brand GOKHAN TALAY where he carries out both designing and manufacturing processes together. With Gokhan Talay Couture store opened in 2010, Gökhan Talay has started to produce hundred percent leather and handmade designs for a limited number and in his own studio.
After he has created a tremendous impression with his special designs in fashion shows, he launched Gokhan Talay Signature in to bring his original style of design to the customer.
He is member in board of directors in Aegean Shoe Industry Associations and he is also member in Fashion and Apparel Federation Advisory Board.
At the same time Gökhan Talay, a lecturer in the Department of Shoe Design and Production at Izmir University of Economics, shares his academic and sectoral experiences with his students.