Israeli actress Gal Gadot, star of the 2017 "Wonder Woman" movie, wore an Elie Saab dress to the National Board of Review gala on Jan. 9, sparking outrage from some Arabs.
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.
Models prepare backstage during an event dubbed Modest Fashion Day. Becoming the first of its kind in Israel, Modest Fashion Day was conjured up for, and by, women whose traditions require them to dress conservatively. Local designers and models gathered in Jerusalem last Thursday to showcase the premier fashion show that catered to Orthodox Jewish women.
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.