Culture

Evening of Fashion by Nashim Le Ma’an Hakehila

A fashion show for a cause took place in Jerusalem last Monday to prove a very important point that most holy land fashionista’s already know- modesty doesn’t have to sacrifice fashion. It was a night of fun and class as Israeli designers in partnership...

2014 Wizo Grads Fashion Show: Our Favourites

Fresh from the end of their fashion program at The NB School of Design (AKA Wizo Haifa), the students of the Fashion Design department debuted their final collections to a full house in Tel Aviv – and it didn’t disappoint. The four-year program is based on...

The Rise of the Israeli Style Selfie

Contributor report by Simona Kogan The Selfie from Davidelfin campaign Recently, I was inspired by a fashion article in The Jerusalem Post column “Holy Fashion”, by an Israeli fashion photographer Ella Manor. In it, Manor posed with Israeli celebs and...

12 Photography Masters 2014

Every two years Hasselblad holds a photography competition – Hasselbad Masters, this highly competitive and exclusive competition attracts the new and the established, traditional and experimental, western and eastern. For 2014 competition over 4000 entrees were...

The Revival Of Maskit: Part 3- The Future

The time has come for the final installment of our Maskit series. In Part 1 we brought you the Past, in Part 2 we talked about the Present, and today – in Part 3 we will look into the Future of the label. From the looks of it we know we can expect great things!...

The Revival Of Maskit: Part 2- The Present

Last week we gave you the background to the Maskit story of 2014. Today we bring the journey of the revival, behind the scenes of the creation of “Homage” collection, and reveal the first part of our “sampling marathon”. Part 1 left off with Sharon Tal (the new head...

The Revival of Maskit: Part 1- The Past

Recently we had the pleasure of visiting Maskit showroom and studio – Israel’s first world famous fashion house, which sat dormant since the 90’s and was only revived last year. We got the chance to sit down with the new head designer Sharon Tal. Not...

3 “It Factors” of Exceptional Fashion Photography

Editor report by Sonya Golod What makes for great fashion photography? Is it when an image captures the essence of a moment or the true spirit of the person in front of the camera? Or, should it evoke a flash of memory or feeling in the viewer? Or, is it when a...

Meet Rebecca your Eyes and Ears to Everything Jerusalem

Well hello, hello all you D*T followers, I’m Rebecca Brindza, the new girl on the scene here at Dreed*Tea. Let me introduce myself as your new eyes and ears to everything Jerusalem, well style-wise that is. Your go-to-girl of sorts for exposing the who’s who, where...

Women’s Spirit Pop Up Shop (& for Men)

When (Updated info): January 19 – January 30, 2014 Sunday- Thursday | 10.00-19.00 Friday | 10.00-15.00 Where: Dizengoff Center 3rd floor between the 2 sides (underneath movie theater) | 50 Dizengoff St., Tel Aviv What: “The Women’s courtyard at the...

How to Style Plaid- the Shirt that Unites

Editor trend report by Daina Reed I think the moment I knew for sure the checked/plaid/flannel/tomboy shirt was going to be huge was when Madewell released their lookbook ‘Wildly Simple’ featuring Caroline De Maigret, a French music producer/model. Yeah, I...

An Open Letter to HOLLYWOOD and the VMAs

Seriously what happened? Is it the economy? This year’s MTV Video Music Awards broke us. We love fashion, and we can’t understand what went wrong. The VMAs are supposed to be fashion forward and fun, a celebration of the quirky side of Hollywood fashion,...

Iconic Fashion Photography

Earlier this summer we began a new feature at Dreed*Tea on Fashion Photography. Since then we have seen many photographs – some good, some great, and some.. well lets just say inexplicable. We have been racking our brains about which photographer to feature next...

An Inside Look at Antwerp’s Fashion Identity

{SPECIAL REPORT} Today we wanted to explore a new fashion mecca. Many of today’s biggest names in progressive fashion design come from Antwerp, Belgium. How did this come to be and can Tel Aviv follow suit? Our correspondents from Marilyn & Josephine Between...

TOP 10 Most Stylish TV Shows

Do you ever catch yourself watching a TV show just to see what the characters are wearing? If you are anything like us, and we think you just might be, you definitely do! TV is a great place to see popular styles and trends, and once in a while a show will come along...

Style Trip Around The World Through Bloggers We Love- Part 2

For the second and final part of our Style Trip Around The World we are visiting Europe. It is such fertile ground for fantastic fashion we had a hard time picking favorites, but such is the job of a good travel guide. And while fashion trends are truly a global...

Style Trip Around the World through Bloggers We Love! Part 1

Do you love to travel? Well who doesn’t – it means you are on vacation! You get to explore new places and cultures, visit local museums and monuments, try new cuisines, or just simply relax- there is nothing bad about it (if you discount the haste of...

Nurit Bat Yaar | A Lifetime of Fashion

It’s the end of an area, the iconic Nurit Bat Yaar bid adieu to this world. She was a fashion historian and journalist with a bottomless well of knowledge on Israeli fashion, and saw its preservation and documentation as her sole mission. In 2010, after a...

Yohji Yamamoto Retrospective

Finally it’s exciting to visit a Museum in Israel! With all due respect, when one compares the curation in Israeli museums to the great museums of the world, we come up short. But no more! The design museum in Holon is exhibiting Yohji Yamamoto- retrospective of...

SDM – Brings Tel Aviv Heat and Fashion to Canada!

SizeDoesntMatter.com – our favorite buddy from Canada, organized an amazing party on Israel’s Independence day. Tel Aviv heat was definitely felt in Toronto! The highlight of the event was a spectacular fashion show featuring Israeli designers, such as...

Antwerp is a Girl’s Best Friend

Antwerp Fashion History Not only is Antwerp Europe’s diamond-cutting capital, it is also a hub of cutting edge fashion. It all began in the 1980s when the Minister of Economic Business, Willy Claes, decided to support the textile industry by giving financial help to...

TLVstyle Boutique Tour- the most Stylish way to Explore Tel Aviv!

So you’re visiting Tel Aviv? Do you consider yourself a hip man or woman eager to uncover the local color of the city (especially the best local fashion)? Always searching for that new and unique item that will tell everybody just who you are and where you’ve...

Xmas Bling-Blings and Hard Core Fashion in Nazareth!

It was a brisk chilly morning in Nazareth and four Jewish girls and their escort were in search of Jesus on Christmas day– Stam! No really, two lovely Dreed*Tea girls, a couple of other fashionistas, plus one extremely patient husband decided to take a trip from...

Israeli Fashion- an Anthropological view

The following is written by Dreed*Tea’s latest addition to the team- Lillou Shalev from The Zig Zag Girl. For the longest time I insisted there’s no such thing as Israeli fashion. Unless you’re prepared to call no style at all (or at best some borrowed idioms)...

Israel Left Behind in the Jeffrey Campbell Craze?

Dreed*Tea does some serious scouring of the International style blogger scene and lo and behold we witnessed a frenzy over Jeffrey Campbell shoes (mainly the towering “Lita” and “Foxy” platforms). Israeli designer shoes are usually noticeably...

Vive La Revolution!

When I arrived in Tel Aviv I stumbled upon a few tents grouped on Rothschild Boulevard, now almost two weeks later this has developed and flourished into an inspiring showcase of real people standing up to their government in a powerful yet peaceful protest. What...

Our Tribute to the Unique Style of Amy Winehouse

Beneath the beehive there was an undeniably major talent. Famous for her incredible voice and unique style, Amy Winehouse’s wardrobe had evolved from wife-beater vests and mini denim hot-pants to 50’s pin-up style glamour dresses. Here are some looks we...

Some Perspective on the Cost of Israeli Designer Clothes

Some can argue shopping indie designer labels in Israel is expensive. I agree that for the average Israeli income (and that’s me!)- it is a financial strain to make these purchases (but think how stunning you’ll look while eating beans and rice). However,...