Sunday, October 24, 2021

Fashion Link

A Sneak Peek at 2020 Resort Wear

Yakira Bella is introducing its resort wear/spring collection this week with pre-ordering online. Emily Gerszberg, who began the brand one year ago, brings to the line her careful observation of general trends—what people are wearing, what the market is reacting to and what colors are being


Top Four Most Popular Sheitel Questions Answered

How often should I wash my wig?

The standard answer given is usually about every 20-30 times one wears it. However, as with everything, there is no set answer. If this is your everyday wig and you are throwing it on after a workout at the gym, you should be washing it more


Bridesmaid Dress De-Stress: Just Ask Jade

For bridesmaids, finding a dress for a wedding can be stressful, to say the least. Luckily, Just Ask Jade is here to help. The virtual service was launched in September by Jordana Hirt, a junior marketing major at Sy Syms School of Business. Shoppers can visit her Instagram page,


Fashion Tour in Crown Heights Comes With a Personal Shopper

Fern Penn has been taking people on tasting tours of the interesting and innovative eateries proliferating in Crown Heights. Now she is starting fashion tours of Crown Heights, where she will not only guide women to stores with stylish but modest clothing, she will help them shop there.


Yakira Bella Opens in Teaneck

Yakira Bella, a collection of contemporary fashion for women, has opened at 1377 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck. Designed and owned by Emily Gerszberg, Yakira Bella has been online since May; this is the second brick and mortar location after Cedarhurst.


Fall 2019’s Hottest Instagram Hair Trends

Get yourself ready, as throwback hairstyles from the 80s and 90s will be trending heavily on Instagram this fall. Tons of 80s and 90s hair accessories, ponytails, headbands, hats and even hair jewelry, were all all debuted on this fall’s 2019 fashion runway, with a 2019 modern twist of


Small Self-Care Steps Will Lead to Big Success in the New Year

I bet you have a running list of shoulds in your head. Do any of these statements sound familiar?

“I should tackle my closet once and for all.”

“I should get dressed for the day even though I feel like staying in my yoga clothes.”


Branching Out

“As many of you know, I am a practicing speech and language pathologist. So—what would be the next logical step for someone like myself, you ask? Well obviously becoming a practicing makeup artist… As many of you know, I have done my friends’ makeup and that of their teenagers for years and now will be doing it


Rickie Freeman, Designer for Teri Jon, Creates Frum-Friendly, Luxurious Fashion

Rickie Freemen, Israeli-born designer for Teri Jon, an upscale women’s clothing brand, has good news for frum fashionistas. “Going forward, sleeves are a big trend,” she told women at a benefit fashion show of her collection for Israel’s Soroka Medical Center at Neiman Marcus,


Deconstructing Yeshiva High School Dress Codes

Sometimes you can tell a book by its cover. The underpinning of yeshiva high school dress codes is that how students appear externally should reflect who they are internally: their Jewish identity, commitment to learning and their individual personalities. No one likes being told what to do, especially


Lace Fronts and Baby Hairs: Myths and Facts About Creating a More Natural Hairline

Sheitel wearers everywhere have become obsessed with having the most natural looking front and will do anything to achieve that, including adding baby-hair, lace fronts and even doing “expensive wig surgeries,” that flatten the top front of their wig to try to achieve the flattest and most natural looking hairline. In my


Who Says We Can’t Wear White After Labor Day?

Oh, what a difference a day makes. The song title may never be more true than when it comes to wearing white. Before Labor Day is fine, but after? Huge fashion faux pas.

I was at a bat mitzvah on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, when the weather was still warm, but there was a hint that fall was

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