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Bora Aksu

A Turkish designer occupying the headlines of London… Bora Aksu is not only a name to be proud of as a Turk, but a force to be reckoned with in the fashion industry. A designer who is highly influenced by his childhood on his native land, he has merged Izmir with London effortlessly and put forth a unique designing style… So who is this man?

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Liana Kesenci

Elegance, naivety, determination, success, modesty, consistency… All these characteristics a creative soul would be lucky to have, are humbly present in Liana Kesenci.

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Istanbul Fashion Film Fest

Taking place this weekend on the 28th & 29th, there will be the first Istanbul Fashion Film Fest. After a successful run in Madrid, Milan, Berlin and Miami, Istanbul will be a home to the festival, with the help of founder Tuna Yılmaz, guest speakers, and jury members.

Lenny Letter

By now you have perhaps heard about Lenny Letter, the weekly writings and musings by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner. Whether their weekly newsletters are about ‘Silicon Valley Sexism’ or interviewing Hilary Clinton on women in power, either way Lenny is making strides and opening the lane ways of communication about feminism, moral debates, and giving writers a voice to take charge and give awareness to us all on the things that matter, without judgement of course. Check it out!

Chi-raq

Chicago and Iraq makes for Spike Lee’s current film, Chiraq, about gun violence in Chicago and how a group of women “deny rights of access and entrance,” until their men give up their guns.

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of Our Times

Youth, Instagram, and any other obsessions from our times. Can addresses all of this as one of us, someone who is finding his way in Istanbul. Knowing, direct and sweetly honest, he gives is a piece of his mind.