Beged- a pop up shop- NYC 8 things you should know: Beged is an Israeli pop- up clothing and accessory store curated by Esther Levy Chehebar. Beged translates to garment in Hebrew The shop, which is located in Soho, will close on December 21st (hurry up!) 7 Israeli clothing brands are featured in the shop: Mews, Muslin Brothers, Maya Bash, Tali Kushnir, TRES, KimKa and Marei 1998. All of the chosen designers are female The shop is curated with flowers that match the various g
WE HAVE A LOT TO BE PROUD OF, ATA'S FAMOUS BUCKET HAT THE "KOVA TEMBEL" IS NOW FEATURING AS PART OF A NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MOMA IN NYC. WE TALKED WITH YAEL SHENBERGER, ATA'S CREATIVE DIRECTOR ABOUT THE EXHIBITION, HER INSPIRATION AND WHAT'S NEXT FOR THE MOST ISRAELI BRAND AN INTERVIEW WITH YAEL SHENBERGER, ATA'S CREATIVE DIRECTOR How did the Israeli bucket hat (AKA- Tembel hat) get into the MOMA? Obviously, there were thousands of items that were suggested to the curator’s d
Dodo Bar Or, one of the most appreciated and loved designers in Israel, presented her new collection at the Beauty City fair by Super Pharm recently. Dodo's original pieces are greatly inspired by the Middle East. She is especially known for her unique galabias and for the Kafiya patterns which become part of her signature style. In her new runway show it appears that Dodo continues to explore the Arab culture and has gotten all the way to Yemen! The ones who were lucky enoug
#FashionatingTrend- The jumper dresses, also known as the "Sarafan dresses" are back and they are here to stay! The iconic "Israeli" item from the the early 19th century is back and at such perfect timing for the (very) hot and humid summer in Israel! The jumper dresses used to be traditional Russian clothing for women and girls. With the Aliya waves from Russia to Israel in the early 19th century it became a very iconic item in Israel as well. Back then it used to be worn w
IN A COMPLETE SYNCH WITH ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY, YOM H'AATZMAUT, ON MAY 8TH THE JCC MANHATTAN WILL HOLD THE OPENING RECEPTION FOR "CUTTING EDGES", AN EXHIBITION AND A SHOWCASE OF CONTEMPORARY ISRAELI CLOTHING, TEXTILE, JEWELRY, AND ACCESSORIES. YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS IT! When can I go see the exhibition: Starting now and until July 30th Where: JCC Manhattan Gallery Curator: The talented Keren Ben- Horin Who: 30 Israeli designers who work in Israel and abroad Why: The exhib
Israel's Plus Size Fashion Week is in few days and this is great!
1. When you think about the size of the Israeli market (8 M people), it is very small in compare to other countries and the plus size market is even smaller. SO... many of the brands just prefer not to allocate store's space for a plus size department, it is not affordable for them, and others just think that sizes ends at 42-44. Plus Size Fashion Week empower designers to design in plus size sizes and
What did I say? Here it is!
My open speech at the Israeli Bridal Couture Runway Show last week: "In the land of milk and honey, camels and desert, the hot wind brings with it not only humidity but also a new definition for bridal couture. Today you’ll meet 12 amazing designers who are representing the magic within the bridal industry in Israel. Magic, fantasy, beauty and true love are all elements of both the bridal couture and a fairy tale, and in a country like Israel many