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Timeline: Punkyfish

Last week Punkyfish managing director Kemal Gediz was jailed for 18 months after failing to pay VAT. Drapers looks back at the company’s history.

2001 - Punkyfish starts life on a Camden market stall by UK designer Kemal Gediz

March 2007 Punkyfish launches ecommerce website for its spring 2007 collection

April 2007- Punkyfish explores expansion with new stores in Leicester, Manchester, Derby and Cambridge.

December 2007 - Opens new 2,000 sq ft store at festival place shopping centre in Basingstoke

February 2008The Camden store, one of the brands top three stores, is devastated by a huge fire.

May 2009 - Punkyfish expands into smartphone accessories, having already launched jewellery, footwear, accessories and cosmetics.

January 2013 - Punkyfish enters administration, but is eventually bought out by Kool Kool Limited

May 2013 - Punkyfish managing director is jailed for fraud


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