Numan Ataker is a native of Turkey and the designer behind the John Paul Ataker collection. The luxurious evening collection draws upon his childhood background and experience of growing up in a family run fashion business. His family worked in all aspects of creation from tailoring, fabric development and patterns. Creating one of a kind shapes for notable clientele looking for one of kind silhouettes. These formative years honed his penchant for design while developing a love for textiles, precise cuts that accentuates the shape of a women’s body. The collection caters to a fashion forward customer that enjoys modern sophistication, individuality and classic silhouettes. The collection has been featured in influential fashion and celebrity publications ranging from Italian Vogue, W Magazine, In Style Magazines and People magazines. Today, the John Paul Ataker collection is made up of curated styles with design integrity, a focused on the fit, intricate details and hand-sewn craftsmanship that have made Numan Ataker a notable designer in the fashion industry. In keeping with the family business structure, Kerime Ataker has taken the helm of growing the business here in the United States. She uses her intuitive business acumen and MBA to create a synergy bridging corporate development and old world atelier attention at their head offices in New York City. “With every new season, a renewed sense of excitement surrounds the brand signature and its international business growth,” says Kerime Ataker.