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Vitamin Daily - Wanna Be Bold

Make a one-of-a-kind statement with Wanna Collection jewelry. When Turkish designer Sinem moved from Istanbul to North Van in 2010, she brought a treasure trove of high-quality gemstones, metals and soft-leather goods with her. And, after a summer spent designing, her new mixed-material collection is available for purchase. Think bold necklaces, body jewelry, hand bracelets and more. We're eyeing these gold-plated Golden Fan earrings ($95), perfect for a night out with the girls. Sparkly, wearable Turkish Delights. —Kate LeGresley Read more


WORTHY MAGAZINE- You should know about Wanna Collection

WORTHY MAGAZINE- You should know about Wanna Collection

Jewelry Line Intertwined as One-of-a-Kind Wearable Art

There are only a few things that can stop a woman on a mission; shoes, puppies, or a handsome man, but aside from those distractions, once she makes up her mind there’s no stopping her. The always-chic Sinem Akin along with designer and friend, Inci Denizel, combined their design forces with a plan to take over the jewelry world.

Sinem and Inci are two entrepreneurs who made it their mission to do whatever it takes to grow their brand globally and not let anything get in their way. Sinem is a self-assessed expert at...


Vancouver Fashion Week S/S16 - Lower Mainland Designers

Vancouver Fashion Week S/S16 - Lower Mainland Designers

Because of the sheer number of designers showing this season at Vancouver Fashion Week, I have decided to create an article where I could feature local talent. The biggest reason for this is that it will allow those living in the Vancouver area to know who is creating fashion in the lower mainland. I first saw the Wanna Collection at the Ladies Who Lunch Summer Patio Party 2014 held at the Arbutus Club and was impressed.  There was one large bracelet - a combination of dark leather and metal that really caught my eye in particular.  I was excited when...


North Shore jewelry designer to exhibit at Vancouver Fashion Week

North Shore jewelry designer to exhibit at Vancouver Fashion Week

Natural elements of the Pacific Northwest have found their way into Sinem Akin's latest jewelry creations. Pieces in her Wanna Collection include a rose gold necklace with a maple leaf-shaped pendant and silver earrings that resemble falling raindrops. Allusions to the local environment, such as these, mark a relatively recent design venture for the jeweller, who moved to North Vancouver from Turkey in 2010 "It's been a great adventure for me to be in British Columbia for the last five years," says the busy soccer and sailing mom to three children under the age of 10. Prior to her big...