Turkish craftsman forges unique silver, gold facemasks

25 November 2020 0

Glam face coverings available for around $200 for silver masks or $2,500 for gold With facemasks part of our standard attire in the age of coronavirus, a Turkish metalsmith has stepped up to serve the niche market with something a bit more glam than your basic two-ply: masks made of precious silver and gold.  Sabri Demirci, 43, has been working as a skilled metalsmith for over three decades in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul.  He Read More

Amsterdam Modest Fashion Week Designers and Brands round up

31 December 2019 0

Amsterdam Modest Fashion Week (AMFW) organized by Think Fashion (led by Franka Soeria & Ozlem Sahin) has set the new mark for Modest Fashion Weeks series. It has shown the beauty of European modest fashion scene. The 6th official event, which was held in PTA, Amsterdam from 14-16 December has successfully showcasing the works of modest fashion designers/brands from 20 countries.  Here is the recap of AMFW fashion shows! Mizalle from Turkey presents wearable look that are light, easy to mix and match Read More


11 December 2019 0

Amsterdam will be the host of Modest Fashion Stars from all around the world. Modest Fashion Weeks is a recurring international fashion week targeting the modest fashion industry and market; a booming multi-billion market and hugely popular female led movement in the creative industry, fashion and art. In the last 3 years Modest Fashion weeks have been met with tremendous success worldwide. From a startup run by two young female entrepreneurs from Istanbul and Jakarta, they Read More

Foreign artists show Turkey’s beauty in exhibition

2 May 2018 0

Istanbul hosts month-long painting exhibition titled ‘Guzel Turkiyem’ (My Beautiful Turkey in English) For centuries, artists mesmerized by Turkey have painted its unique landscape and even today painters travel great distances to record the country’s beauty through their brushstrokes. Istanbul is currently hosting a month-long painting exhibition titled “Guzel Turkiyem” (My Beautiful Turkey in English) as part of an international art project. People from all over the world are taking part in it. Anastasia Lapitskaya Read More

Bosnian baby receives brain tumor treatment in Turkey

2 February 2018 0

6-month-old brought to Istanbul for surgery Arslan Kulacic, a six-month-old Bosnian baby who was diagnosed with a tumor, was brought to Turkey for surgery, said Acibadem Hospital’s chief of medicine Caglar Cuhadaroglu on Friday. A campaign to raise money in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the baby’s surgery managed to collect 133,000 euros (a little over $166,160) for his surgery. He was brought to Turkey on Jan. 30 by air ambulance and had an operation at Read More

Turkey: Lake Cildir to host 5th int’l winter festival

5 January 2018 0

Eastern Anatolia’s second largest lake will host various events like mounted archery, javelin throw and wrestling Lake Cildir, the second largest lake of the eastern Anatolian region, is preparing to bring back the old Turkish traditions in an annual international winter festival in February. The 5th International Cildir Crystal Lake Festival will be held in Cildir district of Ardahan on Feb. 10. “We invite everyone to Cildir on Feb. 10. The lake will come to Read More

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