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Fashion, 80 Years in the Making

Hedy Strnad sketched dresses in 1930s Czechoslovakia before she was killed in the Holocaust. Now, her drawings have been made into real dresses on display at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan.

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Rock That Tallit

Fashion icons—from Vogue magazine to A$AP Rocky—are embracing Jewish-related sartorial choices. Other companies are just screwing it up. For better or worse, it’s time to embrace our beautiful religious garments.

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The End of an Era in Hanukkah Sweaters

Competition has forced GeltFiend, a purveyor of high-quality, savvy Hanukkah sweaters and gear, to shut down. It’s a metaphor for American Jewish life.

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Fashion-Forward

Vogue magazine deemed Orthodox Jewish style as fall’s ‘sexiest trend.’ That’s empowering.

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Work in Progress: Tel Aviv’s Fashion Week

A dispatch from the Israeli catwalk, housed in an open-air mall-in-construction

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Fashion Genius

Ralph Lauren may be stepping down as CEO, but his polo shirts showed us how to play the part of a life well-lived, with money well-spent

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Chai Fashion

A Rosh Hashanah greeting from Iran, plus writer and model Julia Frakes and our new favorite Yiddish phrase, courtesy of Wordnik’s Erin McKean

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Remembering Arnold Scaasi, Jewish Designer to the Stars

Known for his tasteful gaudiness—and Barbra Streisand’s memorable 1969 Oscars outfit—the Montreal-born fashion icon believed you never had to tone down to move up

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John Galliano Atones With Rabbi at His Side

The controversial designer spoke at a Jewish educational event in London

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When Art and Fashion Collide

Next year, the Met Gala should try on a new theme: ‘Shmatta: The Lower East Side Remembers’

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The High Fashion of Gottex Swimwear

New exhibit highlights Lea Gottlieb’s designs, unlikely runway to success

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My Favorite Anti-Semite: John Galliano, the Spark of Godliness Within a Flawed Human Being

The disgraced—and atoning—fashion designer is doing some of his best work. What’s a hater to do?

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Balancing Modesty and Fashion

Orthodox women bring style to their daily wardrobe

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‘Clothes Don’t Just Make the Man, They Can Save the Man’

In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars

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The 22 Most Jaw-Dropping Tidbits in Diane Von Furstenberg ’s New Memoir

The fashion designer’s name-dropping autobiography ‘The Woman I Wanted to Be’ is fascinating, inspiring, and troubling

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Denim Maxi Skirts Are Back in Style, Says Vogue

They’ve long been a sartorial staple for observant Jewish women

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Powerless in the Face of Beauty: Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum

A new exhibit about the cosmetics queen shows at what cost she taught women to power their way through beauty’s slow fade

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Shopping Advice From My Grandfather

An excerpt from Sarah Lazarovic’s A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy

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Flying Under the Jewish Radar, in Pastel Colors

When the Hasidim at sidewalk mitzvah tanks ask passersby if they’re Jewish, my madras pants and boat shoes render me invisible

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A Fashion Week Bat Mitzvah Video Shoot

Stylish Westchester preteens steal the show from Marc Jacobs

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H&M Selling ‘If Not Now, When’ T-Shirts

Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO

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Zara Pulls Yellow Star Shirt After Online Outrage

Blue and white-striped pajama shirt supposedly inspired by Western movies

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Neo-Nazis Embrace Hipster Chic

The union makes sense: Nazism and consumerism have always been linked

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Galliano Gets on the Couch

Atoning designer opens up to French psychiatrist Boris Cyrulnik

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Polish Designer Makes a Fashion Statement With Jewish-Themed Apparel

Antonina Samecka created her Risk Oy clothing line as a matter of pride, but it’s been embraced by non-Jews in Warsaw and beyond

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Israel Museum Shows Off its Fashionable Side

Centuries of clothing worn by Jews across the world on display in new exhibit

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Tel Aviv Fashion Week: High Fashion, High Drama

After a year-long hiatus, the Holy Land’s fashion festival begins this weekend

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Liz Claiborne Co-Founder Arthur Ortenberg Dies at 87

The garment industry executive changed the women’s fashion landscape

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Wrestling With a Biblical Passion for Clothing That Never Goes Out of Fashion

Commandments against waste run counter to the commercial push to buy the newest disposable clothes every season

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