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Sailor’s Choice: A Monkey that flits between sea and shore

Nostalgia is a powerful emotion. After all, it’s the foundation of business for brands such as Harley-Davidson and Indian, and model lines such as Triumph’s ‘modern classics’ and the BMW R nineT and R18. It’s also the driving force behind ‘Gorilla,’ the latest build from Bunker, the prolific custom powerhouse based in Istanbul. Mert and Can Uzer, the brothers behind Bunker, were inspired by their customer’s reminiscing—which dates back to an early fascination with minibikes in the 1970s....
Tags: Motorcycles, Greek Islands, Harley Davidson, Bunker, Puig, ALP, Honda Motorcycles, Custom Motorcycles, Bunker Custom Cycles, Mert, Honda Monkey, Bazzaz, Honda cafe racer, Istanbul Mert, Vieux Port de Cannes, Harley Fat Boy


Pratik: A Yamaha XT660R from Bunker Custom Cycles

Istanbul-based brothers Mert and Can Uzer are known for their sleek, super-clean custom builds, but their latest creation has a surprisingly practical mien. The commission came from Kerem, a customer living in the ancient city of Adana. A nine-hour ride south from Bunker’s workshop, it’s near the border with Syria and is one of the world’s oldest recorded settlements. It’s also a place where temperatures can reach a sweltering 45 °C (114 °F) in summer. “The upside of living in Adana is t...
Tags: Facebook, Ebay, Turkey, Syria, Motorcycles, Istanbul, Yamaha, Adana, Custom Motorcycles, Yamaha motorcycles, Givi, Bunker Custom Cycles, Mert, Kerem, Scramblers, Toros Mountains


TURKISH DELIGHT: Yamaha XSR900 ‘Chimera’ by Bunker Customs

Written by Tim Huber. Created by Bruce Lee in the mid-to-late 1960s, Jeet Kune Do is a philosophy and form of martial arts that places immense importance on the development of one’s spirit and skills, while the combat aspect puts a major emphasis on adaptability, fluidity, and inflicting maximum damage through minimal effort. Mert and Can Uzer, the brothers behind Istanbul’s Bunker Customs, have very much applied Lee’s teachings and philosophy to their latest build — entitled “Chimera” – honin...
Tags: Motorcycles, Bruce Lee, Istanbul, Tracker, Yamaha, Lee, CNC, EBC, Jeet Kune, Ducati Hypermotard, Mert, Uzer, Bunker Customs, SC Project, XSR900, Tim Huber


TURKISH DELIGHT: Yamaha Yard Built XSR900 ‘Chimera’ by Bunker Customs

Written by Tim Huber. Created by Bruce Lee in the mid-to-late 1960s, Jeet Kune Do is a philosophy and form of martial arts that places immense importance on the development of one’s spirit and skills, while the combat aspect puts a major emphasis on adaptability, fluidity, and inflicting maximum damage through minimal effort. Mert and Can Uzer, the brothers behind Istanbul’s Bunker Customs, have very much applied Lee’s teachings and philosophy to their latest Yamaha Yard Built build — entitled...
Tags: Motorcycles, Bruce Lee, Istanbul, Tracker, Yamaha, Lee, CNC, EBC, Jeet Kune, Ducati Hypermotard, Mert, Uzer, Bunker Customs, SC Project, Yard Built, XSR900


All The Big Winners From The 2018 Fashion Awards

Last night saw the great and the good of the fashion set descend on London's Royal Albert Hall to celebrate the best of the industry at the annual Fashion Awards. The ceremony, hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall and model-activist Alek Wek, was a sparkling affair held in partnership with Swarovski. So, who took home the prestigious accolades this year? Let's get right into it.Richard Quinn picked up the award for British Emerging Talent Womenswear just 11 months after his buzzworthy London Fashi...
Tags: Fashion, Music, UK, New York, London, Nike, Uma Thurman, Kate Moss, Prada, Quinn, Steve McQueen, Stella Mccartney, Miuccia Prada, Penélope Cruz, Anna Wintour, Gucci


Taylor Swift May Have Shed Her 'Reputation,' But Her Style Looks The Same

Following a widely-praised debut issue of British Vogue, newly-minted editor-in-chief Edward Enninful has returned with a cover that may not be as boundary-pushing, but will undoubtedly be just as newsworthy. Photo: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott Courtesy Of British Vogue To kick off the new year, (the new) Taylor Swift covers the magazine's January 2018 issue. Shot by photography duo Mert and Marcus (with whom she collaborated on promotional items for her new album Reputation), the "Look Wha...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Taylor Swift, America, Britain, Vogue, Taylor, Alexandra Shulman, Marcus, Saint Laurent, Mert Alas, Marcus Piggott, Edward Enninful, Enninful, Anthony Vaccarello, Mert


Photographers Mert and Marcus Talk 20 Years in Fashion, ‘Selling Dreams’ and Collaborating With Taylor Swift

Since meeting at a party in the early ’90s, photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott (or Mert & Marcus as they’re better known to most of the world) have been a joint creative force to reckon with. In the two decades since the pair started collaborating from a DIY East London loft-turned-studio, they’ve brought an…
Tags: Photography, Fashion, News, Taylor Swift, Uncategorized, Newsfeed, East London, Mert Alas, Marcus Piggott, Mert Marcus, Mert, Mert and Marcus, Marcus Talk


War Paint: Bunker Custom’s Majestic Yamaha SR400

War-themed bikes usually go one of two ways. They’re either vulgar, Mad Max-themed affairs, or they’re swathed in olive drab—with bonus points if there’s a machine gun attached. But now Bunker Custom Cycles of Istanbul have stumbled upon a third way. Their client requested an ‘elegant war machine look,’ and builders Mert and Can Uzer have obliged in spectacular fashion. The brothers have an astonishing knack for building well-judged, tastefully finished motorcycles— the word ‘garish’ just isn’t...
Tags: Motorcycles, Istanbul, Bunker, Yamaha, Custom Motorcycles, Yamaha motorcycles, Galfer, Biltwell Inc, Bunker Custom Cycles, Mert, Yamaha SR400


The photographers behind Kate Moss' most provocative images

With a list of clients and collaborators that reads like a who's who of fashion, Mert and Marcus are two of the most in-demand photographers working today.
Tags: Cnn, Kate Moss, Marcus, Mert


Style and fantasy: Decoding the fashion image with Mert and Marcus

With a list of clients and collaborators that reads like a who's who of fashion, Mert and Marcus are two of the most in-demand photographers working today.
Tags: Cnn, Marcus, Mert


Exclusive: Taylor Hill Talks Bowl Cuts, Pink Hair, & Embracing Your Natural Beauty

You might not know much about Taylor Hill, but the striking model's star is set to rise to new heights this year. At just 20-years-old, Hill has already been a Victoria's Secret Angel for nearly two years, was named the face of Lancôme, and most recently, became one of L’Oréal Professionnel's newest ambassadors, alongside Hailey Baldwin.Hill is the face of the brand's Majirel Colour Correction campaign, a makeup-inspired hair color service that corrects color and enhances your natural shade in ...
Tags: Topshop, Fashion, Music, Paris, Victoria, Natalie Portman, Lancome, Hill, Taylor Hill, Gisele, Miu Miu, L Oréal Professionnel, Oreal Professionnel, Mert, Taylor Hill Talks Bowl Cuts Pink Hair, Hailey Baldwin Hill


Selena Gomez's Sexiest Instagram Photos!

We bet The Weeknd will enjoy this! There's no denying that Selena Gomez is the QUEEN of Instagram. With 100+ million followers under her belt, Selly G knows how to drop a seriously sexy still. And sometimes unintentionally too! For example, not long after those kissing pics of herself and the False Alarm singer dropped, the A-lister posed in only a thong for photographer Mert Alas' IG page. Hot, hot, hotttttt! Be sure to ch-ch-check out the Hands To Myself artist's other jaw dropping social medi...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Selena Gomez, Mert


Selena Gomez Bares Her Butt In SeXXXy Thong Pic Amid Her Budding Romance With The Weeknd!

How very cheeky of Selena Gomez! The former Disney darling is clearly unbothered by all of the media attention her budding romance with The Weeknd (AKA Abel Tesfaye) is getting, as on Wednesday, the Hands To Myself singer posed for one particularly saucy pic. Now who knows if this photo, uploaded by fashion photographer Mert Alas, was ACTUALLY taken this week... but the timing seems pretty odd! Related: Selena Makes Her Instagram Story Debut We mean, The Weeknd's ex Bella Hadid unfollowed Miz Go...
Tags: Photos, Celebs, Disney, Body, Selena Gomez, Love Line, The Weeknd, Abel, Bella Hadid, Mert Alas, Selena, Abel Tesfaye, Mert


The Most Beautiful Backstage Portraits From The Golden Globes

The Golden Globes are over, but the beautiful photos keep coming.One of the biggest nights in Hollywood honored Tracee Ellis Ross, Emma Stone, and Moonlight, but the evening doesn't end when the final winner is announced. After the show it's the after party — for the stars, anyway. For those watching from home, the fun involves scrolling through the photos from the show and marveling at how amazing your favorite celebrities looked.Perhaps the loveliest photos of the night are from the award sho...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Tracee Ellis Ross, Mandy Moore, Tom Ford, Marcus, Priyanka Chopra, Quantico, Cecil B DeMille, Golden Globe, Diego Luna, Felicity Jones, Jeffrey Dean Morgan


Lamar Odom's Teen Daughter Might Be The Next Celeb-Spawn Model

In the latest tale of celebrity child-turned-model, Destiny Odom, the 18-year-old daughter of former NBA player Lamar Odom, is ready to take her moment in the spotlight. On Wednesday, E! News previewed a selection of photographs from Odom's first official shoot — and let's just say we wouldn't be surprised if we start seeing her face on the runway soon."Destiny is an absolute natural in front of the camera. She is stunning in person, very tall, and just gorgeous," photographer Lauren Cowart tol...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Nba, Kendall Jenner, Jackson, Balmain, Marcus, Lamar Odom, Ivanka Trump, Odom, Mert


Queen (Or King) For A Day: Going Local in Charlotte, North Carolina

For years I was a loyal US Airways passenger, using them whenever possible and even in many cases when they weren’t at all convenient. It was part of my (successful) quest to achieve and then retain that most desired frequent flyer status, and I’m sure I’m not alone. That also means that many of you, like me, may have traveled through Charlotte’s airport dozens of times, but have never actually ever left it. Thinking back it still seems weird that I spent so much time eating a BBQ lunch in one o...
Tags: Travel, Virginia, North Carolina, Nascar, US Airways, BBQ, Destinations, Great Britain, Charlotte, Ritz Carlton, Queen City, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte North Carolina, Auntie Anne, Mert, Mecklenburg Strelitz


Take A Peek Inside Grace Coddington: The American Vogue Years

The fashion world gasped in unison when Grace Coddington announced in January that she was stepping down from her integral role at Vogue after 28 years. Since taking up the position of creative director at the style bible in July 1988, Welsh-born Coddington has created some of the most iconic fashion shoots from the past four decades, collaborating with the industry's biggest names.Following the success of 2015's Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue, Phaidon will publish Grace: The American ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kim Kardashian, Keira Knightley, Rihanna, Morocco, Vogue, Kate Moss, Kendall Jenner, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Mcqueen, Ewan McGregor, Vanity Fair, Tom Ford, Long Island, American Vogue


4 Things You Should Know About The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

I recently returned from a jaunt around America with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. The goal in working together was simple, not only to highlight some of their amazing properties around the country but to also share what makes the communities they call home so much fun to visit. I had a great time exploring a huge swathe of the country over the course of the week, but it all started with my stay at the elegant Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte.Location and the cityFor years I was a loyal US Airways pass...
Tags: Travel, America, US Airways, Charlotte, Resting Your Head, Ritz Carlton, Ritz, Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, Levine Museum of the New South, Laurent Tourondel, Auntie Anne, Mert


Custom Triumph Bonneville. Cafe Performance First. Aesthetics Second.

Aesthetics may be the first thing attracting us to any custom bike. Doesn’t mean that the builder made it his priority. As a matter of fact, brothers Mert and Can Uzer of Bunker Custon Cycles have for philosophy to always focus first on performance and rideability, then in... This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more!
Tags: Motorcycles, Customs, Editorial, Builders, Mert


Kendall Jenner Is Now A High Fashion Ice Cream Ambassador

There’s only one ice cream brand that marshals the influence of Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin, and Suki Waterhouse. That’s Magnum Ice Cream, and they’re just the globetrotting luxury brand that you didn’t know you needed from your frozen treats.Magnum has called on fashion far more recently than this year. In 2011, Karl Lagerfeld directed a short film for the brand starring Rachel Bilson and uber-muse Baptiste Giacobini. It’s wonderful high fashion nonsense. This time around, it’s Mert ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Rachel Bilson, Kendall Jenner, Karl Lagerfeld, Cannes, Marcus, Magnum, Hailey Baldwin, Soho, Kendall, Suki, Kendall Jenner Hailey Baldwin, Magnum Ice Cream, Mert


Bunker Custom's Yard Built Yamaha XSR700 adds a Turkish twist to dirttracker style

With more ground clearance and a bigger front wheel, this Yard Built XSR700 from Turkey is now better suited to handle the rough with the smooth. The Uzer brothers of Bunker Customs really have improved upon the original The latest in Yamaha's ever-expanding line-up of Yard Built customs comes from Turkey and has been created by brothers Can and Mert Uzer, of Bunker Custom Motorcycles. Can is a top-level skateboarder, while Mert gave up a career in digital advertising to build custom ...
Tags: News, Turkey, Motorcycles, Yamaha, CNC, Specials, Sameer Kumar, Custom-built, Yamaha Motor Europe, Mert, Bunker Customs


Bunker Mentality: A Brilliant XSR700 from Istanbul

Ever since Yamaha threw the wraps off the XSR700, we’ve been dying to see it customized. We’ve ridden it and love it—but admit that its design can be polarizing. The real test is to see how well it responds to wrenching. Now Yamaha have answered the call. They’ve slotted the XSR700 into their Yard Built program and turned their focus to Turkey, home of Bunker Custom Cycles. The Istanbul-based Uzer brothers have a keen eye, and a knack for crisp styling. Their backgrounds could have something...
Tags: Turkey, Motorcycles, Istanbul, Husqvarna, Yamaha, CNC, Custom Motorcycles, Yamaha motorcycles, Yamaha Yard Built, Biltwell Inc, Bunker Custom Cycles, Mert, Yamaha XSR700, Uzer, Goldentyre, Yamaha Europe


Black Magic: Bunker’s bobber-style Triumph Speed Twin

Modern Triumph customs are ubiquitous. And with the new Bonnevilles hitting the market, the trend shows no signs of slowing down. We’ve got a sweet tooth for vintage Triumphs though. Especially when they’re as beautiful as this liquorice-flavored bobber from Turkey’s Bunker Custom Cycles. It’s based on a 1961 Triumph Speed Twin 5TA, a machine infamous for its bulbuous ‘bathtub’ rear fairing. But builders Mert and Can Uzer had a different look in mind, and it’s a huge improvement. They’ve com...
Tags: Turkey, Bunker, Suzuki, Custom Motorcycles, Bobber, Bonnevilles, Biltwell Inc, Triumph motorcycles, Bunker Custom Cycles, Mert