Shopaholics to meet trendy bloggers at newest edition of Blogger Bazaar in Istanbul

Published 05.11.2015 00:00
Updated 05.11.2015 02:20
Shopaholics to meet trendy bloggers at newest edition of Blogger Bazaar in Istanbul

Rising and popular bloggers on social media will gather next Sunday for the Blogger Bazaar, a shopping event that introduces different design collections ranging from fashion to home accesories

From fashion to technology and beauty to design, popular trend bloggers in different fields will meet their followers on social media at Blogger Bazaar, a one-day shopping event to be held on Nov. 15 at Steigenberger Hotel in Istanbul's Maslak district. You may lose yourself while looking at the dozens of designs, most of which are the bloggers' favorites at the event venue. Held in a garage sale atmosphere, bloggers will be there for you to introduce their own clothes, accessories and other trendy items.

The seventh edition of Blogger Bazaar organized by Vesta Event offers bloggers an opportunity to showcase their own fashion and design perspective while giving them a chance to make a profit. Both second-hand and new items will be available. You may find many fashionable items at fair prices like a bag for TL 5 (1.7$) or a pair of shoes for TL 20. Blogger enthusiasts are recommended to pay a visit to the free event as there will be gifts for everyone. Visitors can find some style inspiration that they have not seen before.

To meet new bloggers or discover new blogs while enriching your social network, Blogger Bazaar is an ideal place to interact with followers of blogs posting on different subjects. The bazaar is also a chance to create new projects with other bloggers. You can take a seat and have a chat with new people as well. The bazaar is open for all blog and shopping lovers.

In previous editions, Blogger Bazaar hosted 12 bloggers and the number increased to 42 in following periods. During its 5th edition, more than 1,000 visitors popped up at the Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Center. The event was also held in western İzmir province's Alaçatı district.

Selin Çetinkaya, the event's organizer, said, "Blogger Bazaar is a social and dynamic platform supported by various brands." Gözde Usta, also involved in the organization team, said they did not expect such high number of visitors for the previous edition. Both female and male bloggers attended the event and left with good feedback. Blogger Bazaar is an alternative to affordable shopping with a rich array of items ranging from clothing to sunglasses and vibrant shoes to home accessories. There will be also exclusive items for men.

Similar to the rest of the world, there is a growing number of fashion and shopping related blogs in Turkey, some of whose owners have even created their own brands like Yasemin Öğün and Ayşegül Afacan Köksal. Öğün and Köksal started their journey with the blog "Moda Tutkusu" (Passion for Fashion) and now run their own brand. Likewise, Blogger Bazaar brings rising and established fashion bloggers, some of whom work on e-commerce basis. Regular visitors of the bazaar may come across bloggers who participated in previous years. One of the bloggers from the previous edition was Cansu Yazıcı running the fashion blog Advocate's Closet in both Turkish and English. In her blog post, she said, "It's always a nice pleasure to meet and interact with new people and have new experiences. I participated in the fifth edition of the sales event for bloggers, Blogger Bazaar, here in Istanbul, along with many fellow bloggers. I had the to chance to meet with my followers and also to introduce myself and my blog to new ones. By the end of the day, I was of course very tired but happy to experience it throughly and share this experience with everybody who came by." The shopping event will start at 11:00 a.m. and run until 6:00 p.m.

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