Is Nahalat Binyamin Tel Aviv’s first dedicated LGBTQ quarter of the city?
With seven new fashionable shops, what once was a street dedicated to rolls of fabrics, ribbons, and sequins is now becoming a shopping destination in its own right – and just maybe Tel Aviv’s first dedicated LGBTQ quarter of the city
Israeli designers you'll want to know
Dodo Bar Or
Dorit Bar-Or started out in the public’s eye as an actress that gradually turned to a fashion icon and designer. Her first brand’s name was ‘Pas Pour Toi’ ('not for you' in French), and for fashion week in Tel Aviv, she personalized her brand, using her nickname: Dodo Bar-Or. In her designs, Bar-Or held true to her unique taste and love for the spicy flavors of the Middle East. She likes to mix oriental and rock n roll. Her signature style is underlined by specifically detailed embroideries and hand-made stitching. Her Arabic Keffiyeh styled dresses have already made a name for themselves worldwide before she even branched out. Bar-Or started her international adventure in Parisand later got featured in magazines such as Vogue Paris, Vogue Italy and British Vogue. Celebrities like: Demi Lovato, Kelly Osborne and Selena Gomez love wearing her unique clothes, and the stores: Net A Porter, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorfgoodman, and many more are selling her authentic handwork, high quality fabrics and leather crafted designs.