Erdem Moralioglu is a fashion designer. He was born in Montreal, Canada to a Turkish father and an English mother and grew up between Montreal and Birmingham, England. He earned a B.A. in fashion from Ryerson University in Toronto and then worked as an intern for Vivienne Westwood. Erdem moved to London in 2000 to study fashion at the Royal College of Art. Upon receiving his master's degree in 2003, he proceeded to go onto closing the 2003 RCA show with his graduate collection He then moved to New York where he worked alongside Diane von Furstenberg before relocating back to London to launch his own label in 2005.