With the schoolroom and the office moving into our homes full- or part-time during the pandemic and minyanim in the backyard, comfort has become the biggest fashion innovation. The newest styles for boys and men have a little stretch in them for a relaxed feel but formal look.
Ganit Goldstein envisions a world in which fashion is more custom and less mass produced. She wants to see women wear fewer outfits with better, lasting quality. She’s on her way to making it happen, with 3D printing and virtual reality to scan body measurements for a perfect fit. In her paradigm, the
Transcendent Active is an American-made modest athleisure brand that utilizes recycled and dead-stock fabric to “repair the [fashion] industry,” by prioritizing environmental sustainability. Guided by her Jewish values of modesty, Aja Cohen, the founder of Transcendent Active, launched her versatile “all day
From Head to Hose, a 30-year institution in Brooklyn, is known for its large selection of exclusive designer and brand-name hosiery, accessories and clothing. With the days and nights getting colder, it’s time to say goodbye to sheer or bare legs, and hello to opaque tights, footless
I want to thank my readers and clients for their tremendous outpouring of support from my last article, “A Call to Unite and Strengthen All Women.” It took me time to build up the strength and courage to write it. The second I submitted it, I had a moment of fear and regret of putting myself out there
In the fashion world, there’s a sweet spot for designers somewhere between being outdated, too far ahead of a trend or too late jumping in. Beverly Luchfeld, a Teaneck-based designer of women’s Shabbos robes, is finding her niche, creating dresses that appeal to both longtime fans and a younger crowd
Batsheva Glick was excited to celebrate her son’s bar mitzvah, but didn’t anticipate certain challenges that came along with the planning process. Included in the long list of things to do was outfitting the bar mitzvah boy for the big day, a requirement that proved far more difficult than she expected. Discouraged by
Elisheva Rishon wears her heart on her sleeve, and on her collection of casual shirts and sweatshirts. Messages of positivity adorn her clothes: Human.Kind.Be Both; Hashem Loves you; Gam Zu L’Tovah—in English or Hebrew letters. And there’s another one: Black, Jewish and Fabulous.
Sari’s Wigs has certainly come a long way since Sari started her wig business nine years ago, out of her kitchen sink in New Milford. Since then she has moved to two different locations, but quickly outgrew each one. This week, Sari opened up a brand new, bigger and more beautifully decorated salon in the heart of
On June 15, New Jersey began allowing clothing stores and hair salons to reopen. Shoppers are approaching their newfound freedom cautiously, taking baby steps as they emerge from their homes. The quarantine has wreaked havoc on many women’s hair styles, length and color, and for some, their first order of post-lockdown
Weddings may be taking place in backyards instead of grand halls, but brides are still dressing in regal, stunning gowns. “We’re booked solid,” said Miri Urbach, the designer and head of Miri Couture, a luxury brand of modest fashion. “We have many brides getting married in June, July, August and September. Jewish
Stepping out of quarantine is the perfect time to debut the new you. Updating your wig color is an easy way to give yourself some self care, and feel revived and brightened. Whether you’re looking for something super subtle, or jaw-dropping dramatic, 2020’s summer hair color trends have something for you. From