Serra Turker: The Newest Member Of The Soho House

by KENDRA SEAY · October 1, 2008

Selin Has, Serra Turke [Selin Has & Serra Turker. Photos by JONATHON ZIEGLER for PmC. Soho house photo by Picasa]

What's the key to having a successful launch of well, anything? For the up and coming, it's all about the location. Add an extra ten points if the location is exclusive and yet another ten if the location is one of New York's favorite British imports, The Soho House. And while the be-in-the-know landmark might not be everyone's bag, If you're new designer Serra Turker, there's no better place to score a party. Turker moved to New York from Istanbul and launched Misela, her own unique line of vintage, textile hand bags inspired by her background as a painter. She celebrated her Holiday Trunk Show Tuesday night with friends, family, and members only.

Laura Glaser, Jared OswaldLara Turker, Mina TurkerMaya Zafeiropoulou, Atalanti MartinosDaniel Korkhov, Cynthia Souccar

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On the ways in which NY inspires her, Serra Turker stated:

"Even though I find myself very much attached to Istanbul, New York very much feels like home in a very unexplainable way. It is like my heart beat. New York taught me to let go of all the things that I actually don't need and don't like. In a city of many possibilities, I learned to keep things simple. I think by achieving this, the identity of Misela was created." [Nina Ninu]

Guests to this event included Anna Kim, Kelly Choi, Estefania Lecayo, Michel Aboud, Daniel Korkhov, Cynthia Souccar, Lucia Tait, Jackie Easton, Jean Shea, Laura Glaser, Jared Oswald, Selin Has, Valeria Vannini, Roxana Picado, Jaqueline Troccoli, and Axel Burla

Safak Araz, Gozde Goryakin, Merve Terim Safak Araz, Gozde Goryakin, Merve Terim

Estefania Lacayo, Serra Turker, Michel Aboud, Karime Tawil Estefania Lacayo, Serra Turker, Michel Aboud, Karime Tawil

Simay Gokbayrak, Axel Burla Simay Gokbayrak, Axel Burla

Valeria Vannini, Roxana Picado Valeria Vannini, Roxana Picado

Estefania Lacayo, Valeria Vannini, Rodrigo Lacayo, Roxana Picado, Leticia Lile Estefania Lacayo, Valeria Vannini, Rodrigo Lacayo, Roxana Picado, Leticia Lile

Serra Turker, Estefania Lacayo Serra Turker, Estefania Lacayo