Month: February 2011

Zozo

Zozo is a first for Ankara; not only because it offers quality vintage but you can also eat delicious food all prepared by the owner himself. The owner, Mr Avni, worked for Beymen for 13 years. He started with sales, then moved on to visual merchandising. After leaving his job there, he took a break for 2 years, and then opened Zozo with the insistence of his friends. He is still working as a freelance visual merchandiser. He never thought of moving to İstanbul, even though his family lives there. As I have never seen a place like this in Ankara before, I was surprised and that lead met o ask him where he got the idea from; he simply replied “I like cooking food and that’s why I thought it was appropriate to open a place like this”. The incredibly warm and original atmosphere of the store is the outcome of his unique vision. When you walk inside, you firstly notice the selective vintage clothing – only if you can get over the smell …