While Americans were eating turkey and giving thanks last week, local designers in Israel were showing their collections for the for first official Tel Aviv Fashion Week in 30 years. Dressed in his signature suit and sunglasses, designer Roberto Cavalli kicked off the over-the-top festivities with an encore showing of his Milan Spring 2012 collection, which included a heavy dose of bejeweled gowns.
‘Stylish jackets, great shoes… they are perfect,” hair stylist Atsuko Tanaka said. She is talking not about socialites on New York City’s Park Avenue but rather about married Orthodox women. Tanaka’s wig clients often visit the Mark Garrison Salon at 60th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues in Manhattan — where Tanaka works — after stops at Bloomingdale’s.