As its name suggests the festival will be held around Galata Tower in Beyoglu district. The festival will showcase well-known designs by famous Turkish designers as well as various accessories. The Galata Fashion Festival (Galatamoda Festivali), aiming to display the wealth of Turkish fashion, will take place this year from May 28 through June 1.
Visitors will be able to find items designed by established but also emerging fashion designers who are just stepping into the fashion world. All pieces will be on sale throughout the festival. Several textile brands will also have sections where they can exhibit their products and meetings with designers will be held each day.
Food and beverage companies will also participate in the festival are also a part of the festival. In addition, sellers of simit (savory roll covered with sesame seed) cotton candy and corn “the symbols of Istanbul” will be walking around the festival area. Galata Fashion Festival is organized twice a year, in spring and autumn. It is organized by the Fashion Designers Association and Beyoglu Municipality. The festival is expected to draw nearly 10,000 visitors this year.