When my mother decided that our family was Orthodox, I changed my whole wardrobe. But I’d change it many more times before I found a style that reflected my own beliefs.
I’ve always felt empowered by dressing modestly, a sign of beauty in the Orthodox world. But now that less-revealing fashion is more au courant, it’s complicated.
Inspired by a lineage of clothiers before him, Matthew Schildkret’s ‘undercover tallit’ take their cues from a higher purpose: mitzvot
Because who needs bubbe when you’ve got Whoopi?
Next year, the Met Gala should try on a new theme: ‘Shmatta: The Lower East Side Remembers’
They’ve long been a sartorial staple for observant Jewish women
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
Clothing company’s CEO and chairman ousted over ‘alleged misconduct’
The American Jewish experience as told by Babs’ grand tchotchke collection
Centuries of clothing worn by Jews across the world on display in new exhibit
The garment industry executive changed the women’s fashion landscape
Commandments against waste run counter to the commercial push to buy the newest disposable clothes every season
Orthodox fashionistas everywhere rejoice
Tel Aviv’s fashion week is torn in two, but politicization has been stitched into the country’s fabric since 1949
While Orthodox girls obsess about skirt length and hosiery choices, are we overlooking Judaism’s most important lessons about modesty?
Why discussing women, clothing, and religion isn’t a waste of time
Pondering one of the Torah’s woolliest rules
The star of ‘Blossom’ reflects on how belief changed her look
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