Hair stylist and artist Ilker ‘Ilio’ Akyol was born in Istanbul, but now lives and works in New York. He began his professional career as a teenager, leading to work for editorial and commercial assignments with a variety of companies and celebrities.
He now assists Julien D’Ys, working from D’Ys’ atelier in Paris and his own studio in the Bronx, New York. Akyol has collaborated with publications including Vogue and Interview Russia, as well as on projects such as the Dolce e Gabbana Mens Spring/Summer 2013 campaign.
Ilker Akyol features in a project.