Any woman who wears a sheitel will recognize this scenario: You have a sheitel that needs to be washed and set, but between family and work commitments, there’s no time to bring your sheitel to a salon or someone’s home for these services. Frumie Gartner, a sheitel macher with over 10 years’ experience, recognized
When Tali (Tal) Schwartz was in high school, she had no inkling that a career in fashion was her future. She loved math and science, and after graduating pursued a degree in nutrition while her husband studied in law school.
Tal discovered her talent for design during
Leah Ash had a background in finance, not fashion, when she started Mia Mod, a women’s and girls’ clothing brand that has become a top seller in the modest fashion world. “I had sensory issues, so I always tried to find clothing that felt good and looked good,” she said in a phone interview from
One of the catalysts for the creation of a new business is when a budding entrepreneur finds the ways an established business type can be improved, be made more convenient, and better serve customers’ needs.
For a model of such an innovative business that has quickly built a large and
Popular cuts from the past are definitely making a strong comeback this season. Runway models, celebrities and fashion magazines are all turning toward previous haircuts, with of course a modernized twist. You’re probably noticing a turn towards more layering, with effortless-looking long
At 18 years old, Dasie (Hadassah) Fisher of Teaneck has already started a career in fashion design. She makes her own clothes, which she sells on Instagram, and is headed toward more advanced studies, possibly at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where has already taken courses.
Highlighting: “The House of Faith and Fashion: What My Wardrobe Taught Me About G-d” by Tobi Rubenstein. Citadelle Publishing. 2021. English. Paperback. 232 pages. ISBN-13: 978-0578876290.
Some years ago, at the start of summer, my husband, Zev, ordered a seersucker suit
Two local mom bosses join forces for a Shavuot sale! Aja Cohen of Transcendent Active will be selling her sustainable, modest activewear clothing line, and Malka Neuman of Malkita Design’s will be selling flower bouquets. Sale happening on Friday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1175
With the arrival of warmer weather, and with lag baomer just around the corner, wedding season is about to take off! My phone has been ringing off the hook with excited kallahs who are eager to have their very first sheitel appointments.
This is one of my most favorite times of year. I love meeting and
When Chani Gildin of Teaneck started All Made Up, a home-based business selling beanies and headbands, comfort was a top factor in the products she chose. She is emphatic that head coverings are not a one-size-fits-all kind of product. “Everyone has a different sensory feeling,” she said. She chooses a variety
We’ve all been there: While skimming the latest celebrity magazine, we come across a new hair color, highlight or color trend that we must try ourselves. We hand over the inspiration to our stylist, hoping that they can make us look as great as the eye-catching original. But upon the final “reveal,” we’re
The weather is warming up, and so is the color palette of tops, skirts and dresses. While buds are just beginning to make their appearance in the ground, flowers are blooming in the spring fashions at Carly’z Craze in Teaneck. “People need to feel like things are changing,” said owner Alene Brodsky