Aydınlı Group

Aydınlı Group’s foundations were laid in 1965 with the establishment of the Kavurmacı Kardeşler Collective and the launch of the first shop in Istanbul Fatih with the name “Aydınlı Yerli Mallar.”

The ’70s were years in which growth speeded up with the emergence of multi-storey stores, the wholesale of menswear and womenswear products under Aydınlı brand, the establishment of the first workshop and 200 dealer shops .

In 1989, AYDINLI HAZIR GİYİM SANAYİ VE TİCARET A.Ş. was founded and the production plant equipped with the most advanced technological facilities of the day started operations in 1990.

The ’90s were a turning point in the group’s history in terms of international agreements. Growth gains momentum through agreements signed with Pierre Cardin in 1993, Cacharel in 1995 and U.S. POLO ASSN. in 1997.

The 2000s were years in which the Group carried its success from Turkey to the international arena to become the sole arbiter in the region for the brands it represents, as well as starting its retail venture in Turkey and abroad.

When we look to the present, Aydınlı Group is one of the largest ready-to-wear retailers not only in Turkey but in the close geography as well, with a total of 461 stores, 276 of them being in Turkey; and over 3500 employees.

Operating also in construction sector, Aydınlı Group achieved a first in Turkey with the Solarkent project which produces electricity using solar energy. Reinforcing its position in this sector with Koru Florya project and introducing a different perspective to the housing sector with Vadi İstanbul, Aydınlı Group continues to add value to the national economy invest in new projects in textile, ready-to-wear retailing and construction sectors.

Aydınlı Group has reached today with commitment to its core values and with the adoption of the values of all employees.


The first brand that joined the group in 1993, Pierre Cardin is a ready-to-wear brand whose foundations were laid in France in 1950. Pierre Cardin offers functionality and variety in its collections prepared for stylish gentlemen who have a noticeable elegance in all areas of life and who are interested in healthy living and athletics. The brand combines quality and comfort with its strength and mastery in design to guide the way in fashion for men who are self-confident and who socialize with a discernible elegance at every occasion.


The history of Cacharel, which joined the group in 1995, dates back to 1962. The brand is considered to be a symbol of elegance, modernity and the art of dressing exquisitely. Cacharel has adopted a look that is simple yet high in quality and differentiated through its design, a look that fortifies its elegance with functional details. The brand is an indispensable choice for men who know what they want, who are free, who travel, who love to discover but who are also sophisticated and who pay attention to the design and quality hidden in details.


Established in 1890 in the United States, U.S. Polo Assn. is the representative of the equestrian sport of polo in the United States and Canada. Born out of this sport that was historically referred to as the sport of kings and nobility, the brand reflects the inspiration it derives from the polo style of dressing in its collections. The classic U.S. Polo Assn. colors and badge reinforce this style while reflecting the spirit of the sport. A brand that appeals to women and men of all ages as well as children via its authentic, comfortable and elegant styles U.S. Polo Assn. is the favorite brand of both young shoppers and families.