• Israeli Minister’s Cannes Dress Depicting Jerusalem Called ‘Tasteless’ and ‘Aggressive’
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    Sabrina Rojas Weiss

    Israeli Minister’s Cannes Dress Depicting Jerusalem Called ‘Tasteless’ and ‘Aggressive’

    At the Cannes Film Festival, Israel's Minister of Culture and Sports, Miri Regev, stepped onto the red carpet in a gown featuring a landscape of Jerusalem.

  • Fashion in the Time of War: Israel Fashion Week Goes Off With a Bang (Not Literally)
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    Lauren Tuck

    Fashion in the Time of War: Israel Fashion Week Goes Off With a Bang (Not Literally)

    Rachel Cohen’s Common Raven earring combines the Islamic crescent moon, Jewish Star of David, and a Christian cross. Photo: Common Raven/Facebook  In East Jerusalem, Israeli and Palestinian tension continues to mount, as usual. With constant death on both sides of the conflict, citizens throughout the region are on high alert for everything from knife attacks to bombings; the current wave of violence is just the most recent escalation of a terror that’s wormed its way into daily life. And yet, that daily life continues—even when it comes to fashion.  

  • Dior’s New 14-Year-Old Lead Model Was Just Plucked From Poverty
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    Erika Ostroff

    Dior’s New 14-Year-Old Lead Model Was Just Plucked From Poverty

    This dream became a reality for 14-year-old Sofia Mechetner. After spotting Raf Simons at a Dior boutique in Paris, posing for a picture, and sharing her story, the young Israel native is now Dior’s lead model and walked (and closed!) its Fall/Winter 2016 Haute Couture show in Paris.