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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Fashion Link

Walking the (Hem)line

Anyone watching the fashion scene surely takes note of a very noticeable fact: Trends come and go, and eventually tend to come back. The 1920s dresses were unique in its day—with handkerchief hems and designs that were shorter in front and longer in the back—but “what’s old is new

Hot Hair-Color Trends for Summer 2016

Looking to update your hair or wig? Color is a great way to do so and 2016 is all about rich, warm colors. For brunettes, think tones of milk to dark chocolate—delicious! There is a new color called bronde (as one would expect, it’s a combo of brown and blond)—which is all the rage

HydroChic Provides Stylish and Modest Swimwear for Girls

New Rochelle—Parents of young girls ages 5–14 who want their kids to look chic in swimwear but want more coverage choices should look no further than HydroChic (www.hydrochic.com), the swim and activewear company that offers more modest styling options for young girls, as well as missy

Top Jewish Fashionistas to Arrive in Israel on Premier Delegation

Jerusalem—Thirty-five Jewish women from around the world who are also fashion industry mavens will be experiencing the journey of a lifetime this month, seeing Israel beyond the headlines while connecting with Israel’s fashion leaders.

The special delegation, July

Kosher Casual Meets the Demand for Modest Clothing

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

Modest Fashion Hits the Runway and the Mall

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.

Fashion as Art in The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum

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

Four Ways Flowers and Fashion Go Hand in Hand

(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 Toulouse Fashion Student Finds Style and Harmony in the Holy Land

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

The Fashion Police Are After Me!

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

Spring for Kids Fashion on a Budget

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 Fashion Duo Links Modern Menswear with Orthodox Judaism

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