Fighting the odds, Safak Kural made his name on social media - The Statesman

Fighting the odds, Safak Kural made his name on social media

Safak Kural

Fashion icon Safak Kural is getting popular on social media. He is a fashion influencer and a lifestyle and travel influencer. When he was 14, he made up his mind to make his career in fashion. He has done diploma courses in fashion design, visual merchandising and marketing. After completing his courses, he got into the fashion and retail industry. He has been in the industry for more than 15 years and has collaborated with top brands including Zara, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Pull & Bear, Carrefour, Collezione among others.

His work has taken him places. He has traveled across 35 countries. Talking about his journey he said, “My life was not a bed of roses. I have earned it. I was always fascinated with fashion and lifestyle. I believe fashion is not what you are born with. You need to create it. My work has taken me to different places in the world which saw my love for travel. That is when I felt that I can influence people’s lives with being a fashion, lifestyle and travel influencer. It has been a roller-coaster journey so far and my target is to travel to 15 more countries by the end of 2020.”

Four years ago, he started his own blog named which is inspired by the 1976 film ‘Taxi Driver’. His blog keeps people updated about the latest trends and gives an insight into fashion, travel, and lifestyle.


He has featured in top magazines and has also been a part of several radio interview shows. Recently, he bagged the ‘Best International Blogger’ award of 2019 in Turkey.