On Our Minds: Tel Aviv Fashion Week

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by adakallgren on 29 October, 2015

Tel Aviv Fashion Week promoted body diversity and co-existence.

On our minds is last week’s Tel Aviv Fashion Week for its stroke in favour of body diversity and co-existence. The mix-sized model cast throughout the shows was largely driven by the event’s producer, Motty Reif, a former model and model agency founder who made sure that all girls walking had a doctor’s note and that no one was under the age of 17. Another highlight took place at the Yaron Minkowski show where the symbol of Palestinian nationalism – the Keffiyeh scarf – was made into dresses and draped over Israeli models as a “symbol of co-existence”. The designer’s teenage daughter – who designed a few pieces for the collection aimed at a younger crowd – also presented a swimsuit with an Israeli flag print. Read more here.

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