Author: Ceren Günel

Hers
How to stand out in spring 2020
 

To warm the ladies during these cold winter days, T-VINE looks at the Spring Summer 2020 collections of four London-based Turkish designers, as seen at London Fashion Week in September. Popular with celebrities and royalty alike, designers Erdem and Bora Aksu returned to familiar themes, paying homage to extraordinary historical female personalities in their SS20 […]

His
This winter’s essential men’s collections
 

Turkey is textile heaven, especially when it comes to high quality menswear: even my British husband usually gets his clothes from Turkey whenever we visit. Here are some of the country’s leading men’s fashion brands, alongside London-based label Chalayan, to freshen up your winter wardrobe. One of the pioneers in cool Turkish men’s ready-to-wear fashion […]

HP News
Is Erdoğan’s call for Turks to have at least 3 children failing?

Turks want to have less children compared to the past, a dating app’s data revealed recently. According to the figures provided by OKCupid, while 60% of their users want only one or two children, 35% are not planning to have any at all. It suggests that Turks are not heeding their President’s call to have […]

Holidays
Record-breaking 15 million tourists flock to Antalya
 

Turkey’s premier tourist region Antalya hosted a record-breaking 15 million foreign tourists this year. Known as the ‘Pearl City’, Antalya was also named by Mastercard among the world’s top 10 destinations, alongside Istanbul. According to official figures from Antalya’s Provincial Directorate of Culture & Tourism, 15,567,000 visitors from 193 different countries travelled to the city, […]

Entrepreneurs
Turkish supermarket chain TFC celebrates its 40th anniversary

The Turkish Food Centre, or TFC as it is better known today, opened its first branch in 1979 when there was a high demand for, but virtually non-existent supply of Turkish groceries in Britain. Four decades on and owners TFC Holdings were celebrating the chain’s 40th anniversary with a plush bash at Park Lane Hilton. Some 400 […]

Books
Christmas Gift Ideas

If you’re in need of inspiration for those last minute Christmas and New Year gifts for friends and family, look no further than our fine selection below: there’s something for everyone, from books and music, to confectionary and clothes.     CONFECTIONARYMarrons Glacés: vegan, natural, gluten free, Truede: 90g at £12.99, 180g at £24.99 Mixed chocolate […]