Though internationally known for its wedding dress designers, Israel’s fashion scene stretches far beyond chiffon and tulle. From Maya Negri to project runway winner Alon Livne, Israeli fashion designers are making their mark in the industry as they dream up new collections and seasonal styles that don’t require a reservation. With elegant evening wear, casual flare and accessories to match, step outside the malls and into the boutiques of these top Israeli fashion designers to get a taste of their artistic genius.
The top Israeli fashion designers
After nearly two decades of dominating the Dizengoff scene, seasoned fashion designer, Yosef Peretz, is expanding his Fashion House to a new location: Yehuda Margoza Street. With the recent wave of young wedding dress designers flooding Tel Aviv, sometimes more experienced designers can get dragged into the riptide. But, not Yosef. He’s remained at the top of Israel’s fashion industry with a loyal following and a commitment to tradition. Yosef’s unique couture and original designs combine different cuts, textiles, and handmade tissues to produce pure elegance in the form of wedding attire and evening dresses. With white on white, he achieves the impossible: gowns that pop against the White City backdrop.
The craftsmanship of Stella and Lori combines carefully selected, high-quality raw materials, superior stitching, and meticulous attention to the finished product—the outcome is a one-of-a-kind product with exclusive texture and color scheme. Their philosophy that the beauty of the product lies in its imperfections is evident in their leather pieces, each distinct from the next. The clothes, like the bags, flow with the body. They are dramatic, exaggerated and demand attention.
From apparel to bedding as well as homeware, paper, and fragrances, there is no doubt that you will be satisfied with the massive amount of items and collections this stylish store has to offer. With minimal design, it is hard to find a drop of color in the simple store where the fabrics and products shine, not the colors. Although the tones of grays and whites may seem drab, the clothing is innovative and creative, making the simplicity attractive and necessary, not boring or lazy. Stop in the calming store for quality fashion items and products, we can guarantee that you will leave satisfied.
Maya Negri's diverse aesthetics and emphasis on comfort attends to the dynamic lifestyle of contemporary living. Balancing work and play through thoughtful selection of fabric and form, those who are new to discovering the line of clothes are sure to fall in love. Check out the new modern store on Ahad Ha'am just off Rothschild to find her newest collection up close and personal. From denim to plaid as well as simple designs with quality fabrics, Maya Negri has it all.
Gadi is one of the leading stylists in the Israeli fashion industry with seventeen years of experience. His lifelong work includes productions for television, movies, magazines, catalogs and personal styling for leading artists and celebrities.This season, Gadi Elimelech presented an unbelievably stunning bridal collection characterized by a classic minimalist design and an emphasis on detail. The dresses are delicate with artistic ornamentation around the hip, neck and arms. Gadi chose fabrics consisting of Chiffon and crepe white silk to create wearable dresses for brides desiring a simple, carefree, yet elegant style.
HANNAH is a Tel Aviv based womenswear brand that mixes contemporary tailoring, minimalistic lines, premium materials and innovative techniques to create high-quality items. HANNAH was established in 2014 by Nir Goeta and Rotem Mitz-Goeta, a married couple who graduated from Shenkar College of Design in Israel. Nir worked as a menswear designer in Maison Martin Margiela, Paris and Benetton, Italy. Rotem worked as a womenswear designer and studio Manager in Israel. Together they create unique design aesthetic offers a modern Interpretation of femininity combined with menswear elements.
Originally formed as a ready to wear unisex label, Bash's work has quickly gained critical acclaim due to her meticulously tailored modern streetwear. Reflecting on her childhood years in Russia and contrasting it to the upbeat urban environment she currently lives and works in, Maya Bash creates extremely unique collections. An overnight success, Maya Bash collections were immediately stocked at numerous designer boutiques and in cities across the globe. All of the collections are produced locally, mainly in Tel Aviv, and largely use hand production techniques. The exceptional and well known brand is a must stop for anyone visiting or living in Israel.