Escapes, inspirations and more with Birge Topcu of Green Petition

1.Tell us briefly about the identity and philosophy of your brand? How is it inspired and influenced by the cornerstones of the store this summer, craft, culture & creativity? 

we are committed to keep intact and develop constantly in our process. A principle is etymologically defined as the “origin, source, beginning” as well as the “rule of conduct; axiom, basic assumption; elemental aspect of a craft or discipline. For a responsible and sustainable manufacturing, principles are not only necessary but also indispensable. 


  1. Simple with purpose: 
  2. Sustainable with quality: 
  3. Aesthetic with functionality

This is not only about us. This is about all of us, about our responsibility towards the planet. As to our part, we simply produce beach towels and peshtemals. This is what we do. For you to DRY RESPONSIBLY! 

2.How is it tied to travel?

Travel reminds us that we are one of many billions of lives. Opens our heart, broadens our mind and fills our life with stories to tell. Green Petition believes the same there are billions of lives on earth and we must do our best and work for our cleaner future and leave good stories to our world. We must open our eyes and minds to think how can we help to contribute to save our planet. 


3.For what reasons do you travel? 

To get a new perspective

To get you out of your comfort zone 

To admire Mother Nature

To learn about other cultures

To unplug

For inspiration

4.What are some of your most unforgettable escapes that have shaped and inspired the identity of your brand?

The most unforgettable escape that have shaped and inspired Green Petition is French Riviera. Cabana Stripes, an unforgettable pattern. Minimalistic, bold stripes. Cabana stripe is a popular choice for hotels and resorts at French Riviera. Maybe on  patio umbrellas or on cotton beach towels. It has  a very vintage look.

5.Where do you search for inspiration? 

Nature and Travel. 

6. What’s one piece from your own collection that you always bring on travels?

Yellow Mare Peshtemal.

7.What about a piece that’s perfect for a holiday on the Turkish riviera?

Capri Delmor Beach Towel 

8.What are some of your favorite escapes here at home, hidden gems in Turkey?

Göbekli Tepe-Şanlıurfa


Love Valley. Cappadocia


9.Share with us one of your favorite travel memories or anecdotes..

The trip I was most impressed was my visit to Grand Canyon. The deep silence and feeling of infinity impressed me a lot. 

10. Favorite travel film or book?

The English Patient

The Beach

11. Where are you dreaming of escaping to next? 


12. What does traveling mean to you? 

My Theraphy