Tag: fashion

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Features
The meteoric rise of fashion designer Dilara Fındıkoğlu

If you haven’t heard Dilara Fındıkoğlu’s name, where have you been? The London-based Turkish designer hit the headlines in September 2017 following her controversial Satan-themed catwalk show at St Andrew Holborn Church during London Fashion Week. Since then she’s enjoyed a meteoric rise, dressing global super stars for the red carpet and gala events. Described […]

HP Features
Why is there such a lack of diversity in Turkish fashion media?

This weekend, from 20 to 21 April 2019, the second edition of Istanbul Modest Fashion Week will take place in its glorious home city. Launching to much anticipation from the media, influencers and the public alike, Istanbul Modest Fashion Week (IMFW) is going to be bigger than ever, with a host of top designers set […]

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Erdem’s AW19 collection inspired by an Italian princess

Internationally acclaimed designer Erdem paid tribute to a distinguished Italian historical personality in his latest collection that went on show at London Fashion Week last month. Rome’s Princess Orietta Doria Pamphilj was the inspiration behind Erdem’s Autumn/Winter 2019 (AW19) Ready-To-Wear Collection, which debuted with a stunning catwalk at the National Portrait Gallery on 18 February. […]

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Goldman Sachs buys minority stake in Turkish modest fashion e-tailer Modanisa

A high-flying Turkish business has started the New Year with a bang after announcing one of America’s leading investment banks has become its newest shareholder. Ready-to-wear modest fashion portal Modanisa.com has received funding from Goldman Sachs, while existing shareholder Wamda Capital from the UAE has increased its stake in the business. The funds will be […]

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Photography legends Mert and Marcus honoured at the 2018 Fashion Awards

Fashion glitterati gathered at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday night for the presentation of the British Fashion Council’s annual awards to the industry’s best innovators, whose “creativity and imagination have broken new ground in fashion globally over the past 12 months”. Renowned photography duo Mert & Marcus were the recipients of the prestigious Isabella […]

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Zeynep Kartal’s Ottoman-inspired Spring Summer 2019 collection pays homage to ‘Lost Jewel’

Acclaimed Manchester-based Turkish designer Zeynep Kartal once again pays homage to her heritage with her Spring Summer 2019 collection. Inspired by the diamond Chelengk given to British Vice Admiral Horatio by Ottoman Sultan Selim III, the collection also celebrates the designer’s ties with her second home, England. Equally significant, Queen Elizabeth II permitted Kartal to […]