Best Istanbul Shopping

Find out about Istanbul’s latest shopping scene including new openings, fashion trends, product picks, and more.
  • İksel Decorative Arts

    İksel Decorative Arts

    From the first cave drawings to ancient Egyptian mural paintings, to French Toile de Jouy, our cultural memory knows many popular examples of the ... Read more »

  • Istanbul Christmas Food Shopping

    Istanbul Christmas Food Shopping

    Hosting a dinner party can be stressful – especially if it’s for one of the most anticipated days of the year: Christmas. But relax, ... Read more »

  • Kabuk

    Kabuk

    Serpil Erol O’Carroll is a Turkish designer who completed her Accessory Design Studies degree at the London College of Fashion prior to ... Read more »

  • Nazars for Baubles: The Best Festive Gifts in Istanbul

    Nazars for Baubles: The Best Festive Gifts in Istanbul

    Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule or simply feeling generous in the run-up to the brand new year, this is the season to ... Read more »

  • Turkish Slippers: A Modern Take from Sabah

    Turkish Slippers: A Modern Take from Sabah

    Mickey Ashmore, a smart Texan with a professional background in private equity and business strategy, is a passionate traveler and a true ... Read more »

  • Istanbul's Best Vinyl Record Stores

    Istanbul's Best Vinyl Record Stores

    There are some people who refuse to move along with the flow of time. Not those who choose to remain young, but those who choose to remain ... Read more »

  • Holiday Gift Ideas

    Holiday Gift Ideas

    ‘Tis not only the season to be merry but also the time of the year when everyone is on a quest to find classy, creative, personal, useful, ... Read more »

  • Where to Buy Home Décor: Accessories

    Where to Buy Home Décor: Accessories

    We, at The Guide Istanbul, understand that when turning a house into a home, it’s the details that matter. Whether you’re looking to add ... Read more »

  • A Turkish Thanksgiving

    A Turkish Thanksgiving

    If spending Thanksgiving in a foreign country feels a bit off, and you feel no one really understands your tradition, think again our dears. In a ... Read more »

  • Where To Buy The Best Pickles In Istanbul

    Where To Buy The Best Pickles In Istanbul

    Istanbul is home to a number of specialty shops that only sell pickles. From cabbage to green plums, tomatoes to carrots, okra, and asparagus, ... Read more »