Category: HP Stuff

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Victorian cross-dressers meet 90s nightlife: diversity at heart of Erdem’s Spring Summer 2019 London fashion show

Another fashion month is over, but there was far more than glamour in this year’s Spring Summer (S/S) Ready-To-Wear collections. S/S 2019 was the most racially diverse, size diverse and gender-inclusive fashion month ever, reported Fashion Spot. Chief among the diversity leaders was Erdem, whose London S/S 2019 show had more transgender models than any […]

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Bora Aksu’s Spring/Summer 2019 London fashion show a Gypsy tale inspired by Romani poetess Papusza

Bora Aksu paid homage to a distinguished historical character once again with his Spring/Summer 2019 (SS19) Ready-To-Wear Collection that debuted with a dazzling catwalk at London Fashion Week last month. The acclaimed London-based Turkish designer’s latest collection is inspired by renowned twentieth century Romani poetess Bronislawa Wajs, widely known as Papusza. Aksu’s SS19 eye-catching garments […]

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Berlin’s famous döner kebab shop becomes new face of fashion giant Diesel

  On August 31, just a few days after Germany was shaken by violent riots of neo-Nazis and other far right supporters, Italian fashion giant Diesel put Turks and one of their national dishes, döner,  in the media spotlight by announcing a collaboration with Mustafa’s Gemüse Kebap in Berlin. The story has gone global, capturing […]

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Halima Aden in Istanbul for launch of Raşit Bağzıbağlı x Modanisa’s Desert Dream collection

  The eagerly awaited Raşit Bağzıbağlı x Modanisa spring-summer collection went on sale on Monday 26th March. Turkey’s leading designer and Modanisa.com – the world’s biggest modest fashion e-retailer – celebrated their collaboration with a launch party in Istanbul. Jetting in especially for the occasion was trailblazing model Halima Aden, who opened the catwalk for […]

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Chalayan’s SS18 collection reflects modern feelings of entitlement and despair

  This weekend globally renowned fashion designer Hussein Chalayan will be presenting his new Autumn/Winter collection at London Fashion Week. With their extraordinary qualities, Chalayan’s shows are always one of the highlights of the week. As fashionistas everywhere eagerly the unveiling of his latest collection at Sadler’s Wells on Saturday, we take a look back […]

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Fevziye Çamer’s dresses on the Paris catwalk for Oriental Fashion Show

On Wednesday evening, one of Turkey’s top designers presented a shimmering set of evening dresses in Paris – the fashion capital of the world. Fevziye Çamer took part in the 23rd edition of the Oriental Fashion Show, an organising which specialises in promoting international designers and brands who originate from the Silk Road region. The […]

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Cypriot designer Raşit Bağzıbağlı helps create history with modest fashion giant Modanisa in Dubai

  After Istanbul (April 2016) and London (April 2017), pioneering fashion retailer Modanisa.com completed its hat-trick of firsts by also launching Dubai’s very first Modest Fashion Week last weekend. The event opened in spectacular style last Friday evening, 8 December, with Turkish Cypriot celebrity designer Raşit Bağzıbağlı showcasing his Spring-Summer collection on the catwalk. Walking […]

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Bora Aksu’s London fashion show sparkles with Anatolian fire as he pays homage to Mihri Müşfik

  Fashionistas have again descended on the capital for London Fashion Week, which opened on Friday, 15 Sep. Over 100 designers from around the world are showcasing their new collections on the catwalk, among them acclaimed London-based Turkish designer Bora Aksu. His Spring/Summer 2018 (SS18) collection debuted with a stunning catwalk at the British Fashion […]

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Bank holiday means barbecue time!

  We’re nearing the end of summertime, but while the weather holds, that means one thing for most Turkish households: get the mangal (aka barbecue grill) out! Here’s our essential guide to outdoor entertaining kit. Main picture above: Landmann Tennessee 200 BBQ (cooks with charcoal and wood) £229, House 50cm Salsa table £79, and Leon […]

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Spring-summer trends from Modanisa’s London Modest Fashion Week

Last month, the leading names and brands in the world of modest fashion came together to showcase their new lines during Modanisa London Modest Fashion Week, held in Olympia, West London, as part of the Muslim Lifestyle Show. Under the banner “embrace the grace”, 26 designers presented their collections on the catwalk. Among them were […]