Posts Tagged ‘ fashion ’

The Jew Behind the Monokini

July 2, 2014
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The Jew Behind the Monokini

It can’t be said that the Nazis launched many fashion careers, but when, after the Anschluss, Hitler banned nudity in buff-loving Austria, a young Rudi Gernreich may have taken note. Gernreich, who would become famous as the inventor of the monokini—not the one-piece with cutouts we know today, but a topless suit held up by a halter…

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The Jewish Fashion Photographer of Nazi Germany

February 10, 2014
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Yva

There was a time when Else Neuländer-Simon, known as Yva, was the premier fashion and…

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The Israeli-American Music Mogul

August 27, 2013
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diwon2

Remember the Israeli keffiyeh controversy? Semitic Swag, the LA “lifestyle brand” behind it, is headed by…

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Hasidic Chic

October 28, 2011
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fashion

For New York Fashion Week back in 1993,…

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Tel Aviv Chique

March 18, 2011
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earlyspring5

The cutting-edge clothing store Urban Outfitters just released…

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Challah Makers’ Local 613

November 26, 2010
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Challah makers

What’s with the Jewish ideal of wanting our…

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