tux and tails in Turkey started to spread in the 1920s, he appeared on stage together with the declaration of the republic. The story of the Kordonciyan family begins in those days. One of the six people that Atatürk sent to France for education with the establishment of the Republic was Levon Kordonciyan. The fact that he was educated in the tailor market where there was apprenticeship and caliphate at the time, as well as his education in France, was enough to make Levon Kordonciyan one step ahead. Five years after an internship and study in France on tailoring the pool with her son she returned to Turkey and began sewing elegant suits and tuxedos at the inn. Afterwards, they moved to Sultanhamam, now the school of tailoring, which was the heart of textile. He started sewing suits in the first place, then tuxedo and fragrance and later became popular with the reputation in this field has reinforced. The scissors, which are still standing and used in the workshop as they were the first day, continue to resist the time, even with their shoulder scales and their coiled iron.
In those years, foreign businessmen, ambassadors and merchants were the permanent customers of Kordonciyan. But the most important customer, Atatürk has been for a long time. Kordonciyan, "Ataturk was a very stylish and delightful person. Especially the grandfather stitches. I would come back to rehearsal and without much. They can not sit back to chat, because they are always very busy," says the family's fourth-generation representative and great grandfather with the same name Levon Kordonciyan.
After grandfather Levon, the family who brought handcrafts as family heritage to our day. After Sultanhamam, when a store became a necessity in Beyoğlu, they carried their savings here. Now, the third generation was named after Alexander Kordonciyan and named as c İskender Butik Şimdi. Later on, when the works increased and Beyoğlu lost its old handicraft and moved away from here, they moved to their current places in Kurtuluş in 1998. Levon Kordonciyan, 32, who has been in the business since he was eight years old, says that they have an emotional connection with customers to become a much sought after name in their business: