Elyssa Goodman


Behind Scenes at Fashion Week With Yigal Azrouël

By Elyssa Goodman

Behind Scenes at Fashion Week With Yigal Azrouël
Fashion Week is a hurricane that sweeps through the industry. The biggest shows happen twice annually, during the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter collections. Designers spend months creating their visions for the upcoming seasons, and in a single day, in mere hours, it’s all over: the beautifying, the catwalking, the flash of cameras and the crowds. Until next season, that is.Read More


10 Jewish Designers to Know at New York Fashion Week

By Elyssa Goodman

10 Jewish Designers to Know at New York Fashion Week
This week, fashionistas will flutter through Lincoln Center, Soho, and Chelsea to see what designers have in mind for their Fall/Winter 2015 collections at New York Fashion Week, beginning on Thursday, February 12 and ending next Thursday, February 19. What you may not know, though, is that some of the hottest emerging and established designers are also members of the tribe! Take a look below to learn more about some great Jewish voices in fashion design today.Read More


PHOTOS: Capturing a 1970s Borscht Belt Singles' Weekend

By Elyssa Goodman

PHOTOS: Capturing a 1970s Borscht Belt Singles' Weekend
Born and raised in New York, my mother, Rani Stevens Goodman, grew up going to the Catskill Mountains every weekend from the time she was still in the womb until her mid-twenties.Read More


7 Things To Know About Helena Rubinstein

By Elyssa Goodman

Helena Rubinstein reads in her bed in the late 1930s. Copyright Getty Images Read More


Looking for Kabbalah at a Rangers Game

By Elyssa Goodman

Looking for Kabbalah at a Rangers Game
“I was going through a quote-unquote midlife crisis to some extent,” says documentary filmmaker Steven Bram, whose spiritual journey is the focus of new documentary “Kabbalah Me,” which he co-directed. A series of traumatic events, among them losing his brother-in-law on 9/11 and the financial crisis of 2008-2009, caused Bram, a born-and-bred New Yorker who runs a sports film production company, to have some seemingly unanswerable existential questions. “I kept asking, is there more to life than just going through the motions?”Read More



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