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Yoni Chesner was no fashion expert when he was growing up. He was a yeshiva student.
Silver clogs. Fisherman sweaters. High-waisted jeans. These are just a few of the sartorial choices I’ve made in recent years that in no way flatter or turn heads, but that I adore. So I was thrilled to come across “Man Repeller,” Leandra Medine’s personal-style blog. Medine, 24, began the site in 2010 while in college at the New School and living at home with her parents on the Upper East Side. Through her blog, she’s crafted a career for herself as one of the most prominent fashion personalities of our time.
British boy band One Direction had teenage girls screaming as they won big at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. The quintet, put together by Simon Cowell after auditions for UK TV talent show “The X Factor,” seemed stunned as fans went wild following the announcement of their win. Also stealing some of the spotlight was Korean singer Psy, whose bizarre dance in his music video “Gangnam Style” has become an unlikely international sensation. Psy showed up decked to the nines and ready to bust a move with the stars at the glamorous show. Korean singer Psy “I want to dress classy because that’s why I can dance cheesy. Psy got the crowd on their feet by performing his signature horse-riding dance onstage with host Kevin Hart. Also winning big was pop singer Rihanna and her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, whose barroom brawl with Canadian singer Drake was hot gossip before the show, although the two managed to keep their tempers in check during the awards.
Tel Aviv’s Fashion week is long gone, but new footage keeps coming in. Novermber’s Fashion week gave the design show goers an excellent opportunity to celebrate creativity & style. we hope you’ll get a good taste of it in this video. Download: Hi Res - www.megaupload.com/?d=J9L0ENAX Visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/israelmfa Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/israel www.twitter.com/israelmfa Please credit the MFA for any use of this video, Thanks!
The day my 17-year-old daughter got her nose pierced, I spent the morning reading up on body piercing with regard to Jewish law. My daughter was about to get a small hole on the left side of her sweet nose and I wanted to understand if she was adorning her face or mutilating it.
While my son’s religious yeshiva recently invited mothers to an evening of mother-son learning, my daughters’ mixed-gender school decided to hold an event for women that revolves around “styling.” The flier reads: “Dear community chaverot (meaning either female members or female friends), you are invited to a unique evening on the subject of ‘Style Together’ ….”
The White City opens its doors Houses from Within, part of the international Open House movement, gives thousands of visitors an insiders view of Tel Aviv’s most beautiful spaces. Once a year Tel Aviv homes open their doors to visitors as part of the Houses from Within (www.batim-il.org exhibition. This year, the public got to see some 140 architecturally interesting institutions, businesses and private residences. Part of the international Open House project, where cities such as New York, London and Barcelona offer free guided tours of buildings, the Tel Aviv event is one of two in Israel started by architect Alon Bin Nun — the other takes place in the fall in Jerusalem. One of Bin Nun’s favorite stops on the annual tour is the Ben-Gurion residence, where Israel’s first prime minister lived — full or part time - from 1931, when the house was finished, to his death in 1973. Also on the tour are six unique short-term rental apartments that Bin Nun designed to address Tel Aviv’s hotel room shortage and add variety to Tel Aviv’s urban environment. DOWNLOADS: VIDEOS: - HiRes: www.megaupload.com - HiRes No narration: www.megaupload.com - Streaming: www.megaupload.com - Streaming No narration: www.megaupload.com DOCUMENTS: - INTRO: www.megaupload.com - SCRIPT: www.megaupload.com Please credit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel for any use of these videos
Worried about what to wear on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur? Don’t stress it! Forward reporter Rebecca Spence tracked down superstar fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, who has his own strong views - on both fashion and tradition - and shared them with us via e-mail. Known for both his high-end couture and a newer collection in Target stores, which features cutting-edge designs at affordable prices, Mizrahi was born and raised in the heart of Brooklyn’s (ahem) close-knit Sephardic Jewish community.