Fashion Inspired by Art

“One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art” -Oscar Wilde While creating a collection, fashion designers are inspired by many things and art is no exception…

FEAR: Arachne

What is that? Yeah, that thing on your shoulder. Creeping its way toward your neck… A SPIDER!   Did that scare you? Probably not. Do you think it was nonsense? Probably yes.…

Show Your True Colors

Since it was June, for Pride Month I decided to wear different hair clips to represent the colors of different flags of the LGBTQ+ community each day. At first, I was just…

Summer 2019 Mood-Board

Jean Shorts IMAN Spring-Summer 2019 White Dress Top Shorts Red Dress Mini Dress Perfume Swimsuit Earrings Stick Eyeshadow Grace Kelly, beach side in Jamaica. photographed by Howell Conant, 1955 Bronzer Serum Naomi Campbell…

FEAR!

In our summer issue, we decided on the theme #9FEAR. … Fear. We all have it, one way or another. Even if you’re someone who is proud of having no fear at…

Closed Doors from Your Lives

A few weeks ago, we asked our readers to share stories from their lives, real-life memories that explain how closed doors in their lives affected them. We wanted to share a few…

A Look at the South of Turkey

For those who love traveling, the south of Turkey is an appealing destination. Although we haven’t been publishing a lot about travel recently, I wanted to prepare a photography series that includes…

Machiavelli Took a Chance

Niccolò Machiavelli didn’t want to give up politics even after being tortured and banned from office for eternity.      Niccolò Machiavelli, born in 1469 in Florence into an aristocratic family, didn’t…

Spring 2019 Mood-Board

  Denim Skirt Heels White Dress Bag Christie Brinkley wearing a Kazazian dress, photo by Michail Scheibe for Elégance Paris Summer 1976. Earrings Iman Spring-Summer 2019 Jean Shrimpton photographed by Bert Stern,…

RenkAhenk

“What color do I feel?” – I don’t know. Pink, I guess… We tried to capture the unison of people and colors in our experiment that we initiated with the question “What…

Closed Doors

The oblivion or the gaping after passing through a door Iron doors, steel doors, wooden doors, glass doors, doors without doors The fancy ones, the old ones, the discolored and the newly…

My Well-Being Detox: Rejuvenate Your Soul

Hello everyone, I would like to tell you a little bit about this brief spiritual journey that I am taking in order to have a piece of mind and further discover how…

I Went Vegan for a Month, Here’s What Happened

“Eat food. Mostly plants. Not too much”. – Michael Pollan Veganism is getting more and more popular around the world today, especially in younger generations. Being vegan means that you don’t eat…

An Interview With Poet Matthias Göritz

On December 23rd our co-founder Nur Güzeldere and I took part in a project from film studies that included filmmaking. Each group had two poems to base their film on, one of them…

The Monty Hall Problem

Imagine you’ve been chosen to participate in a game show. It’s called “Let’s Make a Deal” and it gives you the chance to win a brand-new Ferrari. Of course, there is a…

Winter 2018-2019 Mood-board

Model photographed by Serge Balkin for Vogue August 1946 Lipstick Dress Sweater Perfume Long- sleeved Dress Beige Coat Linda Evangelista by Peter Lindbergh, Vogue, 1980s Picture from The Nutcracker ballet Mascara Earring…

22nd Istanbul Theatre Festival

The 22nd Istanbul Theatre Festival took place between 17 November and 4 December. Of course, I had to watch some plays included. We should watch it while we can, right? I liked…

Why Animal Testing Is A Problem

If you were to be walking down a street and you saw a bunny, would you kill it just for your own benefit? I mean, why would you actually kill an innocent…

Recycle.

Look around. What do you see? Trees, buildings, the sky… Wait a minute, garbage? It isn’t that surprising anymore, we got used to it. Cigarettes and plastic packages scattered around the side…

RE-ditorial

Wearing secondhand clothes or shopping vintage is seen as hard by many – but maybe they’re wrong. Since reusing clothes is much better than buying new ones, we decided to put ourselves…

Reuse.

The problems that weren’t important in the past are now called environmental problems and lately everywhere is filled with slogans like ”Reduce Reuse, Recycle.” Social media, streets, and schools are full of…

A Deeper Look Into RM’s mono.

Long awaited for its arrival, Kim Namjoon from BTS, well known by his go-to stage name RM, dropped mono. on the 23rd of October 2018 with a two-day prior notice and no…

Reduce.

We are destroying the Earth – and have to act on it now. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a report, the largest on global warming: a report that…

Fall in Yedigöller

It was about this time last year that we decided to go to Yedigöller, a national park in Bolu, Turkey. It takes about 4 hours to get to Yedigöller from Istanbul. There…

Filmekimi 2018

Filmekimi ended on October 13th. Speaking in general, I really enjoyed the event and its content this year, so I wanted to write my opinions about some of the films I have…

The Kings and Queens of Prince Street

I’m on Prince Street, SoHo, New York. As I walk down the busy streets, there is one thing that catches my eye. It’s not the galleries, nor the shops around me. It’s…

Women’s Bodies, Still Sexualised?

We see gender inequality in the media every day, everywhere but we got so used to it that we don’t even realize it’s gender sexualising we see. Mostly women are sexualised every…

Let Everyone Love What They Love!

People have been witnessing many things in arts lately. An instrument, a different film genre or different music genres; people see most of these and like the ones that match their taste.…

Milk Sustainability Comes in the Form of…

Almond, soy, rice, flax, cashew, coconut… as I’m standing in the non-dairy isle of Whole Foods, I’m almost overwhelmed at the amount of variation of non-dairy milk. I don’t see what I’m…

Fall 2018 Mood-Board

Earring Wrap Dress Shoe Nadja Auermann by Mario Testino Harper’s Bazaar, August 1993 Pleated Skirt Le Labo Perfume Chloé Perfume Leather bag Yellow backpack Lipstick Eyeshadow pencil Bracelet White sweater Breakfast at…

A Message From Mother Earth

  Dear Earthlets,   I hope you are okay. You are like my children. Well, you are killing me. I mean, cutting the trees and stuff. You know those kill me, right? You…

A Quick London Tour-Part 2

Last month, I wrote an article about London under our travel section, later I thought that I could add a second part to this article. It is clear that, just like for…

Summer in Stripes- Photography Series

Striped clothes are a wardrobe staple and have been for a long time. They look good on everyone no matter what their age is. There is something simple and fun about striped…

An Extra Ten Minutes Before Dinner?!

A few weeks ago I was walking in the streets of New York City, on my way to dinner with some friends and family. I had been walking for quite I while…

A Quick London Tour

London is a city which is in many people’s travel lists just as it was in mine. During the past weeks I was able to cross out London from my list. Altough…