Turkey’s first luxury fashion brand carries collections from international designers but 70% of their products are in fact designed and produced locally under their own name. In terms of shoes, Vakko’s own designs include everything from colorful sneakers, flats and wing tips (for the ladies). You can check out the selection online before making your way to one of the several Istanbul branches.
Abdi İpekçi Cad. No:33, Nişantaşı, +90 212 248 5011
Good quality and affordability has made Hotiç a household name in the Turkish shoe sector. You’ll always find a myriad of shoes in their stores ranging from the fancy to the more casual. Whether you’re on the prowl for sparkly sandals, classic high heels, cool sneakers or flats with some character, Hotiç has you covered.
Teşvikiye Cad. No: 51/A, Nişantaşı, +90 212 247 74 55
Istanbul’s upscale department store, Beymen, has one of the most mouthwatering shoe sections imaginable, featuring Jimmy Choo, Giueseppe Zanotti and Sain Laurent. If you’re a bit conscious about your spending then Beymen’s own collection is definitely the place to go for beautiful, classic shoes that you can afford. Suede pumps, classic ballerina flats, beautiful leather ankle boots, to name a few, are all awaiting their new owners.