Be a little bold like Nil Ninat

This Turkish influencer shows how to own this season’s best trends.
May 17, 2018

For all those ”can I really pull this off?” moments, immediately go to Nil Ninat’s Instagram for some brave inspiration. In her personal style universe, there are no wrongs – only a lot of rights. See-through PVC trousers? Yes, of course. Thigh-high silver boots paired with red patent trousers? Why not? But style blogger and street style favourite Nil Ninat is more than head-turning combos. Her everyday style spans from rock ‘n’ roll chic classics to sporty staples and elegant evening gowns. Swipe or scroll to see how she styles this season’s best and boldest H&M trends! 

WHAT IS YOUR SIGNATURE STYLE?
”A mix of vintage and new. My style really reflects me, my personality.”

WHO IS YOUR STYLE ICON?
”I am always interested in finding new and fresh inspiration from women, men, art, architecture, cities, nature, magazines… So many people inspire me. Top of mind: Loulou de la Falaise, Kate Moss, Madonna.”

WHERE IS YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE ON EARTH?
”Wherever I’m truly happy.”

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD?
”Homemade Turkish traditional food. You will never know until you try it!” 

WHAT DID YOU LOOK LIKE IN HIGH SCHOOL?
”I was a rhythmic gymnast for a long time, from kindergarten to university. So my wardrobe was full of leggings, jeans and t-shirts. I was definitely more sporty. It’s unbelievable how my style has changed.”

WHAT IS YOUR GO-TO LOOK?
”A pair of jeans that fits perfectly, an ’80s or ’90s style leather jacket, black boots and a pair of sunglasses. Effortless and comfortable.”

WHY IS FASHION IMPORTANT?
Fashion is a sort of a lifestyle, a way to live your life as you like. Fashion comes very instinctively to me.”

IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN HISTORY, WHAT FASHION ERA WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE IN?
”I would say the late ’80s and ’90s.”

WHAT ITEM WOULD YOU NEVER PART FROM?
”The silver earrings I got from my mother.”

WHAT IS YOUR GUILTY FASHION PLEASURE?
”Jackets and boots! They’re essential to my outfits.”

WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO MEET?
”Too many! Freddie Mercury, Johnny Depp – just to mention two of them.”

WHAT DO YOU NEED RIGHT NOW? 
”The beach!”

WHAT IS YOUR LATEST BEAUTY DISCOVERY?
”That a good shampoo and a hairspray can take you far!”

WHO DO YOU STALK ON INSTAGRAM?
”Oh, let me think... No one :)”


Adam Katz Sinding is the photographer behind Le 21ème. Follow his work on @le21eme.

NIL NINAT

WHAT Blogger and style influencer, contributor to Turkish Miss Vogue

WHERE Istanbul

INSTAGRAM @nilninat

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