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Shopping in Istanbul

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maxidresses spring/summer 2015

21 of the best maxi dresses for SS15

The best designer maxi dresses for summer 2015

Emilio Pucci spring/summer 2015

Summer beauty looks to try now

The best accessory and make-up trends for spring/summer 2015


Sarar autumn/winter 2014/15

The best Turkish fashion brands

Discover Turkey's on-trend, top quality fashion labels with Global Blue's guide to Istanbu...

Historic houses on the waterfront

Explore the riverside Bebek neighbourhood

Take a closer look at this hidden waterfront gem of the Bosphorus

City Guides

Istanbul Modern Art Museum

Must visit: Karaköy in Istanbul

Explore the regenerated Karaköy area in Istanbul for an exciting and alternative view of Turkey

Baylan, Istanbul

Best places to buy Baklava in Istanbul

The top five places to indulge in Turkish baklava

Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey

Top romantic things to do in Istanbul

We chart Istanbul’s most romantic spots

Derya Issever and Cimen Bahri of label Issever Bahri

Our Istanbul favourites: Derya Issever and Cimen Bachri

The designers behind Issever Bahri take us on a tour of Istanbul