Peruse the pages of fashion magazines or comb through racks in clothing stores and you’re sure to see lots of lovely outfits you can’t wear. Hems too high. Necklines too low. Sleeves? Well, in the summer you can’t even find them. But an Israeli company is meeting the demand for clothing that covers all the
The image of the modest woman dressing in “frumpy” clothing is no longer the stereotype. Modest clothing is available not just through vendors catering to the Orthodox community, but also from mass-produced stores and even upscale designers, and can fit any budget.
If you love fashion elegance and have warm, nostalgic feelings about late 20th-century glamour, or you like to peek into the lives of the upper crust, you can indulge your fantasies at The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Enter the life and wardrobe closet of Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, an
(BPT) We’ve all heard of the 1960s “flower power” trend in fashion and we shop floral prints and patterns season after season. But the importance of flowers in fashion stems way beyond that, influencing everything from original designs to runway décor and signature scents. Flowers show emotion, beauty and set the mood for a
A unique group of young fashion bloggers and designers recently visited Israel to learn more about the country’s fashion industry and diverse culture. Hailing from the Philippines, Korea, Kenya, Japan, Brazil, Spain, France, Germany, Russia and the UK, the 10 participants toured the country and met with top Israeli fashion
I am a fashion don’t. It’s ok. I feel that admitting the problem is the first step in solving it. Though, in this case, I believe it is too late. There is no solution (especially when I really don’t think there is a problem). If I am still a “don’t” at this age, at this stage in the game, I cannot imagine ever becoming
Bergenfield—Pink and purple lovers rejoice. After extensive polling and research, Pantone (a international firm based in Carlstadt, NJ which specializes in color, décor, and swatches) named radiant orchid the “it” color of 2014. A blend of pink and purple, it is a bright, fun color, and has been seen in everything from dresses, shirts and skirts, to
Berlin—The sporting world inspires Berlin-based men’s fashion label Kinder & Tank. Its founders are Orthodox Jews who are also organizing the capital’s contemporary religious community.
Kinder & Tank started out as a small line of T-shirts bearing minimalistic messages like “What are we afraid of” or “Wanderer.” Some were written in
Teaneck—It’s summer time in the fashion world, which means lots of preparing seasonal trends for all kinds of weather and occasions, and jewelry isn’t any different! Each year, we see numerous styles fly off the shelves only to disappear into hiding the following year. Whether you are regretfully thinking about the few hundred dollars you spent on