Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Lee Coren’s Stylish and Sustainable Bags

 Lee Coren believes all fashion can and should be cruelty-free for both animals and humans. Her modern line of contemporary (and gorgeous) handbags, backpacks, and accessories is 100% vegan and ethically handmade from sustainable materials sourced from local independent vendors. Lee and I spoke several weeks ago.  Where are you from and what inspired you to start your…

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Stitching History

Stitching History from the Holocaust, a small exhibit that packs a big punch, is currently on view at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. It tells the story of Paul and Hedwig “Hedy” Strnad, a Jewish couple living in Prague in 1939. Desperate to obtain an affidavit to escape the onslaught of Nazi…

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Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History

The first-ever exhibition focused on Isaac Mizrahi, the influential American fashion designer, artist, and entrepreneur is currently on view at The Jewish Museum in New York until August 7, 2016. Through over 250 clothing and costume designs, sketches, photographs, and an immersive video installation, the exhibition explores Mizrahi’s unique position at the intersection of high…

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Unkosher Market

Unkosher Market’s line of Jewish T-shirts and Instagram musings are creating quite the buzz. In the last few weeks alone, they’ve been featured in The Jewish Week: New York, PopSugar, The Guardian, Times of Israel, and more. And they just launched three weeks ago!

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Hadas Shaham’s Modern Concrete Jewelry

Concrete has never looked so beautiful. Jewelry designer Hadas Shaham designs necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets that are clean, contemporary and minimalist. She’s inspired by architecture, geometric shapes and symmetry.  She uses materials such as cement, gold, rubber, silicone and even wood to handcraft each piece in the small studio next to her home. Hadas says that she…

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The Best Kept Secret in Fashion

The Israel Museum’s costume collection is the best-kept secret in fashion. I spent a glorious day at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem last summer. Their costume collection is so fantastic it could be a separate museum all of its own.

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