From global luxury brands to local handmade luxury products, İstanbul is a shopper’s paradise.
You can find the latest collections of world-famous designers including the late Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier and Christian Louboutin in Harvey Nichols at Kanyon shopping mall or go for a short walk in Nişantaşı to visit the boutiques of Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Tod’s. If you love vintage, famous Turkish model Ece Sükan will help you to choose the best pieces in her boutique. For unique pieces, you should visit the Galata district filled with young Turkish designers’ boutiques.
For the best traditional designs of gold and diamonds, you must visit Sait Koç’s shop in the Grand Bazaar. Looking for a magnificent Ottoman-style ring? Then you should visit Sevan Bıçakçı, Town & Country Couture Gemstone Award winner designer who is known in the fine jewelry industry as “Lord of the Rings”. If you prefer a contemporary touch, go to one of the shops of Kısmet by Milka, where you will find Milka Karaağaçlı’s modern jewelry made of gold and diamonds, worn by famous stars such as Bono. The diamond and gold jewelry of Bee Goddess brings together mythological symbols and sacred meanings from around the world and throughout the centuries.
As precious as gold and diamonds, traditional Turkish carpets and kilims are one of the most important traditions of Anatolian culture and heritage dating back to ages. They can also very easily reach the seven figure price range. Each handmade carpet tells a story of its craftsman, who spends months and sometimes even years weaving it, with its unique design, pattern and colors. Our personal shoppers will assist you to choose the best high quality carpets to match perfectly in your home.
For antique Ottoman caftans and golden embroidered home textiles, you must turn your way to Versace’s stylists’ favorite shop, Muhlis Günbattı in the historical Grand Bazaar. Sivaslı İstanbul Yazmacısı is another shop which provides traditional fabrics, home textiles and accessories to Jean Paul Gaultier, Dice Kayek, Atıl Kutoğlu. The shop is also well-known for their fabrics used in the film Troia by Brad Pitt and Eric Bana. You must buy your peshtemals (a special kind of towel used in Turkish hammams) and hammam accessories from 147-year old shop Eğin Tekstil, where world-famous hotel Burj-al Arab, former President of USA George Bush, the designers of Dolce & Gabbana bought fabrics from. In Sofa Art & Antique shop, you will find the best examples of miniatures, calligraphy, antique silver decorative objects and handmade ceramics, all unique and great gifts for your loved ones.
So whether you are coming to Turkey for the first time and want to bring something unique back home, or whether you at only in İstanbul just for a quick shopping spree weekend with stores open on Saturday and Sunday, our experienced personal shoppers will assist you finding whatever you need.