The Style Traveller

A fashion editor's guide to the worlds most stylish places


Istanbul – What to wear when you’re there

  Where? Istanbul, Turkey Exactly? House Hotel Nisantasi Why? Press trip with Transitions Eyewear to test the new day to night opticals. Companions? Marcus from, Basma from ES Magazine, Mikey from Sunday Times Style, David from The Times and 40 other international journalists.     Me (left) and Basma (ES Magazine) on a night out in Istanbul What to Wear When You’re There – Istanbul Istanbul is Turkey’s second

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Istanbul – After Dark, Eating, Drinking & Partying

  360 East bar and restaurant Istanbul is famed for its night life, If anyone recommends a bar or restaurant to you the chances are its a rooftop venue with amazing views over the city or a sunset spot by the Bosphoros River. The other chic evening alterative is Bebek. This is Istanbul’s trendy party area, filled with bars and restaurants. Here is The Style Travellers choice of the best

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Istanbul Shopping and Sightseeing

Istanbul Shopping and Sightseeing The courtyard at The Blue Mosque Shopping – Istanbul The Grand Bazaar With over 60 streets housing 5000 shops, Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar is one of the largest covered markets in the world. Famed for traditional Turkish carpets, glass ware and crafts, it’s also well known for its counterfeit hand bags and luxury goods. The choice and range is impressive, but obviously I’m not condoning that sort of

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