Handmade Artworks - Taking Traditional Dresses Of The Ottoman Empire Into The Present

When walking through the streets of Bayrampasa - a district in the european part of Istanbul - you' ll see a lot of different clothing stores. But one shop window is definitely catching the eye. The store is called "Ada Moda" and it impresses with fine adorned dresses in a nostalgic style.

Beautiful dresses with golden ornamantation are hanging on the walls like artworks. They represent traditional dresses of the Ottoman period and the Balcans.

A detailed look.

From the designing of a dress to the final decoration, everything is carefully made by hand. The intensity of the golden or sometimes silver patterns fulfills a dress to an unique artwork.

The range of products includes traditional vests which impress with their glorious design.

The customers are especially ladies who are searching for something special for their engagements or other celebrations.

Shoes and other accessories are available to complete the nostalgic look.

The owner of the store is Ms. Yelda Bölükbas who was preparing her collection for a big fashion exhibition.


In the store the customers can try the dresses on which can be adjusted specificly.


If a dress is favoured it is either possible to purchase or to rent. 

Information about the store:


Store name: Ada Moda

Address: Ismetpasa Mh. Ismetpasa Cd. No: 58

Bayrampasa / Istanbul

Telephone: 0090 212 674 35 95

Mobile: 0090 533 365 65 23

Web: www.adamoda.org

E-Mail: info@adamoda.org


If you have any questions feel free to contact me.


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