Özgür Masur was born 1979 in Istanbul, Turkey and graduated in 2001 from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, department of Textile Design, division of Fashion Design. Same year, he won the Future Star Design award at LeShow Moscow. Between 2002 and 2008, Masur participated in CPD Dusseldorf and Pret-a-Porter Paris. During the same period, he acted as the Collection Consultant for numerous major textile companies. In 2008, Masur presented his first collection at Galata Moda Festival. Same year, he started his self-titled label and opened his first showroom. Periodically he gives lectures and workshops on textile and fashion design at Marmara University.