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  • Renee Firestone: From Auschwitz to LACMA

    By Julie Bien

    September 3, 2015 | 9:05 am

    Former fashion designer Renee Firestone will never forget how devastated she was when she walked into her Washington Boulevard shop one morning in 1961, just three days before her first fashion show in Los Angeles.

    The night before, she recalled, “We had just finished the line. I...

  • Can Tel Aviv become a center for fashion?

    November 28, 2011 | 12:00 pm

    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.

    “I wanted to help my business and help my country,” said organizer Ofir...

  • Sheer inspiration

    By Tamar Snyder

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Pnina Tornai probably hasn't been the only one to dream of wedding dresses falling from the sky. But instead of rolling over and reaching for the snooze button, the designer took her dream as a sign.

    Although she had never studied fashion design, Tornai shut down her clothing...