Ayşe Hafsa Sultan; Chief consort of Selim I, mother of Suleiman the magnificent, daughter of crimean khan Menli Giray… Left her mark of strength on the course of the world history.
She became "Valide Sultan", when Suleiman the magnificent inherited the throne, the first woman to held the title given to the mothers of the monarch.
With her legendary beauty, she ruled as Valide Sultan for 14 years and influenced the palace in almost all sources. Historians remark that Suleiman the magnificent highly valued his mother and resorted to her ideas. Supported Selim I who tripled the Ottoman Empire in size during his reign and she single handedly ruled harem of great monarch who ruled over many different parts of the world.
Ayşe Hafsa with its strong lines, innovative material usage and customisable designs rules also Gilan's Empress collection.