Drake’s smooth look doesn’t come cheap — especially if you’re the one dressing him.
Yosel Tiefenbrun looked in the mirror and he liked what he saw.
With a staggering array of fashions from everyone and everywhere to choose from, why should American women buy clothes made by Israeli designers?
Women over 50 who are determined to settle down without settling can think of Marcy Miller’s memoir, “Rebooting in Beverly Hills: A Wise and Wild Path for Navigating the Dating World” (Bancroft Press, $22.95) as a sort of boot camp.
Although the Los Angeles fashion industry is often associated with the most recent designer jean craze, pricey T-shirts and swimwear, stalwart brand Belldini is still going strong after several decades for a number of reasons. One of them is that even the trendiest L.A. career woman will be more likely to wear Belldini’s feminine-but-streamlined pieces to the office instead of Kitson-influenced denim or tank tops.
It was only a few weeks ago that I was sitting with Vidal Sassoon in the living room of his sprawling Bel Air home. It was a chilly early evening and we warmed ourselves by the heat of the fire that was roaring in the fireplace. We were drinking green tea – it was always green tea for Vidal – and he’d been reflecting on his earlier years in Hollywood.
After Talya Ilovitz (née Strauss) got engaged, the hunt for a dress for her Orthodox wedding felt endless. She never imagined her best option would be a sleeveless white cocktail dress a few sizes too big. But after searching widely, every other possibility was either too expensive or didn’t have sleeves.
Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who was committed to fighting anti-Semitism and fought in Israel's War of Independence, has died.
Spending five hours discussing your clothing, colors and style preferences may seem like a nightmare to some. But it’s all in a day’s work for Wendy Lehmann, a veteran professional image consultant from England who lends her passion for fashion to remaking your look in Israel. And while Pesach cleaning doesn’t usually mean editing your wardrobe, it’s as good a time as any to eliminate what doesn’t serve you. (Or at least contemplate it.)
For Israeli fashionistas, last week’s inaugural Tel Aviv Fashion Week proved what they’ve known for years: Israeli fashion is creative, current and worthy of worldwide attention -- and, hopefully, sales.
Fast-paced techno dance music blasts through Chikas, a retail clothing store off Santee Street in the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ Fashion District, which many call the Garment District. Robert Mahgerefteh, the store’s owner, helps the dozen or so young women looking for great deals on the latest fashions.
The German fashion house Hugo Boss has apologized for mistreating forced labor at a uniform factory during World War II.
Some of the top names in fashion today are Jewish: Donna Karan, Anne Klein, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors.
Inside the waiting area of Gypsy05’s solar-powered plant in downtown L.A., walls are decorated with brightly colored dresses and T-shirts alongside decorative hamsas, fashion magazine clippings, a “blessing of the business” in Hebrew, a picture of the Rebbe and certificates of recognition from American Solar Energy Solutions.
Tal Sheyn likes to say she built her fashion career “from Z to A.”
If you’ve seen Kate Hudson’s stunning yellow gown in “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” then you are already acquainted with the work of Los Angeles-based Israeli designer Dina Bar-El.
David Vered’s jeans are his daughter’s jeans.
I was inspired to create a fashion issue because I look at personal style as a shortcut to becoming whoever I want to be.
Those once-coveted outfits in your closet now elicit sighs of “I have nothing to wear” as last year’s trends take their inevitable plunge.
A Paris court sentenced fashion designer John Galliano to a suspended fine and no jail time for making anti-Semitic and racist remarks to patrons at a local cafe.
On the afternoon I attended the Annenberg Space for Photography’s latest exhibition, “Beauty Culture,” I was standing in the dark watching a series of fashion images projected in the digital gallery, when I was distracted by a woman who entered the room. I did a double take, as I recognized her as one of the iconic women featured in the exhibition, a former fashion model.
Flanked by two large flags — one Israeli and the other American — fashion models strutted down a long, white catwalk, showing off versatile fashions by local Israeli and Jewish designers during a fashion show at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on May 12, held in celebration of Yom HaAtzmaut.
Israeli wedding dresses typically run the gamut from over-the-top ballroom showstoppers to gracefully minimalist renditions. While these three prominent Israeli designers showcase very different trends, they all appeal to the masses with their signature styles. From Victor Bellaish’s specialty boho-centric creations to Lihi Hod’s extra-romantic sheaths and Hila Gaon’s streamlined, modern garments, Israeli wedding design is inspired by the past and the present, by the local market and European craftsmanship — but, most significantly, by the brides themselves. With that said, expect some inventive and sassy designs (truly sabra). And take note, most Israeli wedding dress designers rent their dresses out per occasion (although there is always the option to buy, as is the custom in the United States and Europe).
Fashion designer John Galliano was fired from his own designer label over accusations of anti-Semitism and racism.
An exhibition showcasing the work of 45 Israeli designers will be featured at the International Furniture Salon trade fair in Milan.
Fashion designer John Galliano denied accusations of anti-Semitism and racism that cost him his job, but he also apologized for his behavior and "personal failure." "I must take responsibility for the circumstances in which I find myself," Galliano said in a public statement issued Wednesday, adding that he is "seeking help." The fashion house Dior announced Tuesday that it was firing its star creator after a video surfaced this week showing Galliano praising Hitler, and a second complaint of anti-Semitism was filed against him regarding events that took place last October.
The Oscar-winning, Jerusalem-born Natalie Portman has spoken out against the anti-Semitic remarks Dior’s just-terminated chief designer John “I Love Hitler” Galliano allegedly made after assaulting a couple in Paris last week, as caught on video.
A video of fashion designer John Galliano saying he loves Hitler has emerged after he was suspended from the Christian Dior fashion house for allegedly harassing a couple, using anti-Semitic and racist slurs. The video, posted Monday on the website of the British The Sun newspaper, shows Galliano yelling at a different couple at the same cafe at a different time, and captures him saying "I love Hitler." He also tells the couple "People like you would be dead. Your mothers, your forefathers, would all be f**king gassed."
Eli Frenkel never imagined he’d know this much about makeup. A former building engineer, the 33-year-old Israeli is the brains behind Micabella, a mineral makeup and skincare line sold in over 150 retail locations throughout the United States and overseas. He was first introduced to mineral makeup as the owner and operator of several carts selling Dead Sea products in malls throughout Southern California.
In “The September Issue,” R.J. Cutler’s new documentary about the behind-the-scenes workings of American Vogue magazine, the formidable editor-in-chief Anna Wintour lives up to her reputation as the frosty doyenne of the fashion industry — aka Nuclear Wintour — who inspired Meryl Streep’s imperious performance in the film version of “The Devil Wears Prada.”
Saaks is the exclusive T-shirt mohel (circumciser) for the fashion lines of French designer Christian Audigier. He specializes in Ed Hardy, the line incorporating designs of American tattoo artist Don Ed Hardy.
Winner of the Camera d'Or prize at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, "Jellyfish" is another example of the remarkable cinematic explosion of Israeli films garnering
In 1886, Naphtali Herz Imber, an English poet originally from Bohemia, wrote the words to Israel's national anthem, "Hatikvah." Samuel Cohen, an immigrant from Moldavia, wrote the melody
Forget cotton, Lycra and leather. Israeli balloon twister Ori Livney has a new material that could put a real bounce in your gown: rubber.
"The air is the expensive part," says Ori Livney, grinning from behind a pile of colorful rubber balloons. "But it's not as complicated as it sounds. I can make just about any regular dress out of balloons. The challenge is to make it a perfect custom fit."