Posts filed under: Culture

Pride & Prejudice: Lara Özlen and Turkey’s LGBTi Struggle

As June approaches, tensions are running high for members of Istanbul’s LGBTi (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex) community as advocacy groups debate the conditions under which the city’s annual Pride...

The Art of Living: Bespoke Tailor Enis Inci

Enis Inci is one of the most well-dressed men in the whole of Istanbul. When he isn’t traveling to Italy to oversee the Naples-based workshop out of which his bespoke...

Getting Under the Skin with Tattooist Benjamin Hill

“When I was 17 I got a tattoo on my nipple, without my mom knowing, with a fake ID, as everybody does. I was fascinated by it.” Walking in on...

Elisabeth Kristensen: A Thread in the Ice

If you were to seek out Elisabeth Kristensen on any given winter day, you’d likely find her kneeling down in the snow, her red, down jacket standing out starkly against...