Nalan Helvacı has graduated from Bilkent University majoring in Tourism and Hotel Management. After graduation, she began her career in the textile family business and discovered that she is addicted to fashion. In 2009 she studied Fashion Design at La Salle International Academy. In 2010, Nalan started up her own business as a fashion designer soon after and launched her line NLN. In 2011, the designer studied at Central Saint Martin College in London concentrating on bridal and lingerie wear. Designer also attended Vakko Esmod Academy to study shoe design and graduated with honors in 2012. Since 2010, the designer is creating NLN bridal and corporate wear design for upscale firms.