Brooklyn-based Mimi Hecht and Mushky Notik have big plans to export their modesty fashion enterprise around the world
International designers are taking Muslim fashion increasingly seriously, with ‘modest fashion’ weeks and an Arab version of Vogue. But the development that’s exciting some Israeli-Arab women the most is Nike’s upcoming sports hijab.
The collection is authentic, contemporary Americana that sends a clear message to women: Don’t shine, don’t stand out, be careful.
'In a warm climate like Israel’s, fur is mainly purchased not out of need but as a status symbol. In the 21st century, there are synthetic fabrics that are warmer than fur.'
Iconic U.S. brand never took off in Israel, with its six stores set to close in coming months.
With celebrities as diverse as Serena Williams, Conchita Wurst and Ciara lining up to buy her gowns, and an official recognition by the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture, Galia Lahav has become the unlikely queen of Israeli fashion.
The temptation to buy new clothes is in every store's display window. But the real price is not the one you pay. Is ethical fashion the next big thing?
The printer developed by the Rosh Ha'ayin-based Kornit also recently guest-starred on the popular U.S. reality TV show 'Project Runway.'
While Europeans are talking about the downfall of skimpy swimwear, in wake of the summer furor over the burkini, fashion figures in Israel say the bikini is here to stay.
Within the social boundaries that tell women what clothing is permitted, how free are we to really choose?