In 2005 Melis Kozan and her husband Chad began Isle Apparel. Born out of Melis’ passion and love for fashion and Chad’s extensive experience in the textile industry in Turkey it became the perfect outlet for this entrepreneurial and fashion minded family.
The line gradually grew to become a full lifestyle collection and in 2014 they introduced the BAR by Melis Kozan label. With her busy life of travel between US, Turkey and fabric markets in Paris and other European cities Melis found a need for easy but sophisticated pieces and BAR was born. Filled with soft French terry, easy jacquards and breezy linens they found their place in the everyday luxe clothing market. Comfortable enough to wear on a plane but chic and polished enough to travel from one continent to another BAR checks all the boxes for style, sophistication and comfort.
Both born and raised in Istanbul, Chad and Melis currently live in New Jersey with their twin sons Arda & Batu.
EASTERN CANADA: C.M. Blinn Associates
160 Tycos Drive, Suite 129