A Look on the South of Turkey

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

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…

Summer 2018 Mood-Board

  Perfume IMAN Spring-Summer 2018 Vogue US June 2017 Imaan Hammam by Oliver Hadlee Pearch Top Earring Yasmeen Ghauri Highlighter Dress Bag Shorts Bikini Lip gloss Eyeshadow Vogue UK May 1990, Linda…

Your Dream Vacation: Italian Riviera

Portofino, Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Genova, Santa Margherita… The Italian, Ligurian Riviera, a very popular vacation spot for tourists. Old and colorful buildings, churches from a few centuries ago, its almost like…

A Jean-ius Would Have Added Pockets

How come women’s jeans still lack pockets that are big enough for everyday items?   Shopping is an extremely hard task for me. I want specific things, and if I don’t find…

9 Photography Series-London

There are many things which make a city special. For instance its history, how it has been preserved. Perhaps people living in it, a city is shaped by its people. They create…

Central Park, New York City’s Backyard

New York is an amazing city, bustling with different people, sounds, and buildings. But New York can also get tiring sometimes. While everyone is in their apartments, sometimes they feel the need…

Season of Freedom: Summer

The beginning of summer is a moment many people wait with excitement. People become overjoyed by the hot weather, blossoming flowers and holiday. It’s an understandable situation. A relaxation happens with summer,…

Freedom on Stage

We decided our theme for our third issue to be “freedom“. Freedom’s relationship with many topics affected our decision. Especially, during the period we, as all humans are living in, people lacking…

9 Series: 9 Iconic Yellow Paintings

”A work of art is a scream of freedom.”  -Christo Our new theme for our third issue is freedom. In art history, the color yellow was used to represent lots of different…