Slip into Istanbul’s chicest new shoe line.
Even before Balenciaga, Gucci, and The Row made slippers the must-have footwear for spring, Serena Uziyel, an accessories designer and a cofounder of the Istanbul lifestyle boutique Sanayi 313, couldn’t keep her embellished creations in stock. But then, the cozy, exquisitely crafted flats, inspired by traditional local styles and handmade in Italy and India, transcend trendiness. “They’re crazy shoes,” says Uziyel, who now also sells them online at Matchesfashion.com. “But people love them.”