CiL is a luxury Ready-to-Wear brand uniquely focused on knitwear. Based in London, the brand’s ethos centres on head-to-toe cashmere as a lifestyle, offering a modern take on contemporary dressing.
Marrying the concepts of East and West, tradition and modernity, CiL’s bold and empowered feminine aesthetic makes subtle nods to borrowed masculine shapes, and is grounded in traditional elegance. Designs move beyond the expected, allowing women to feel daring and fashion forward in looks that are bold in both cut and colour.
Esra Bezek Dikencik
Esra Bezek Dikencik, the creator of CiL, is a graduate of the Parsons School of Design in New York.
A global nomad, living in London and Istanbul, a city defined as the bridge between Eastern and Western civilizations, Esra draws her inspiration from observances of such cultural riches.
Esra’s deep interest in color and shapes finds a medium in cashmere. Travel continues to be a source of inspiration, themes drawn from surf trips and culture journeys to remote locations are played out in collections ultimately offering light, effortlessly chic items suitable for the modern day traveler.