As we continue the search for fresher and newer names in fashion, we discover that the number of talented fashion creatives around the world knows no limits. With the recent exposure of Israeli fashion names on the international stage, we shine the spotlight onto some of the most talented Israeli fashion designers that have gone global. With their refreshing creative viewpoint, approach to construction and concepts, we can expect the raw talent from Tel Aviv, the capital of Israel to light up the world stage in style.
Shahar Avnet is an Israeli fashion designer from Tel Aviv who recently dressed Beyoncé at her the recent World Tour as well as her latest music video titled ‘Spirit’. Avnet’s clothing style plays with translucency, ethereal layers and voluminous gathered tulles. Her love for bold colours are translated into chunky yet flowy forms — resulting in an interesting silhouette that is complimented with floaty movement.
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Luxury fashion house, Maskit is founded in 1954 by Ruth Dayan and the creative direction is lead by head designer Sharon Tal, formerly the head of embroidery at Alexander McQueen. With her knowledge and expertise, she made modern clothing unique by utilising traditional embroidery on her designs. Maskit’s range is filled with draped, relaxed silhouettes with most featuring embroidered details and display of clean finishing.
Check out more from Maskit here.
The strong edgy looks from Israeli fashion designer Alon Livné is a showmanship extravaganza. Besides his well-acclaimed gown creations, his other clothing line produces an artistic, graphical style made in a variety of energetic materials such as latex like leather, felted wools and shiny silk satins. Livné’s display of style, construction and fabrications have instantly won the hearts of fashion forward celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell and Kim Kardashian.
Check out more from Alon Livné here.
The gowns that are designed by Galia Lahav are always made in the finest of materials. Her exquisite creations are a blend of intricate lace appliqués set against softly draped organza and tulle fabric. Known for their reputable bridal and evening wear, the brand became the first Israeli label to be part of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture, a trade association of high fashion in the French fashion industry.
Check out more from Galia Lahav here.
After Hed Mayner’s fashion training at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem followed by Parisian Institut Français de la Mode, he went on to start his own fashion label. Mayner’s understated looks combine jewish orthodox tailoring techniques with military inspired cuts to create fresh and modern forms. His understanding of the human body led him to create androgynously chic, fluid yet sculpted layers that became a huge hit among men and women.
Check out more from Hed Mayner here.
Inbal Dror started her eponymous couture label back in 2005 and have since designed gowns for celebrities such as Beyoncé and Naomi Watts. The beautifully sewn dresses from Dror are completed with sparkly fabrications, sheer and lightweight layers and embellished with beads and crystals. Signature styles from her collections consist of mermaid embroidered dresses and sweetheart cut gowns with tulle skirts.
Check out more from Inbal Dror here.