Mithat Giyim was established in 1937 by Mithat Gürsoy, who was graduated from London Tailor and Cutter Academy in the same year. Mithat Gürsoy is one of the first tailors with a formal degree of the young Turkish Republic and one of the pioneers who brought to life the designs of the Clothing Reform with the contemporary clothing lines he created.
The first mass production of overcoat line, which was characterized as a legendary move in Turkish clothing sector in 1948, was materialized by Mithat Gürsoy.
The first radio commercial in the ready-made garment industry was aired for Mithat Overcoats in 1955.
The first export of ready-made clothing to the USA was realized by Mithat Giyim in 1967, and the company was awarded with gold medal by the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce for the first time for its successful export business in 1971.
Mithat Giyim, which has became a joint stock corporation in 1974, rapidly increased the number of its retail stores in the mid 1980s. Its annual export volume amounted to US$ 6.000.000 by 1987.
Boutique retailing business was established in 1992 under the Mithat Selection brand with intentions to also lead the future fashion concepts by maintaining the strength of the past.
Miser Müşteri Hizmetleri Tic. A.Ş., one of the first of its kind in retail sector, was established in 1995 to provide services in financing and customer relations for Mithat Selection customers.
With its sales volume close to US $ 100 million, Mithat Giyim was among the top 500 industrial enterprises by 2000.
Today, Mithat Group is one of the leading and long standing establishments in Turkish Ready Made Garment Industry with its 5 companies and a background which is close to one century.