(photo credit:Lauren Izso)
The Holy Land has an abundance of interesting and vibrant fashion and
Israelis have a tendency to make a statement even when they aren’t
This is truly a land of accidental style.
every corner in Tel Aviv, are walls dressed in magnificent graffiti
murals, the architecture is intricate and ornate, and remarkable fashion
is on display for all to see. While Israel is known for its mountains
and deserts, there is also much inspirational art, and style is
definitely an artistic statement. This tiny country is filled with
enormous beauty of all sorts.
The raucous of Allenby Street is no
exception, buzzing with excited tourists, noisy traffic, and busy
shops. Leaning seductively on a motorbike at the corner of Allenby and
Shenkin, Yasmin Yosef is a real life portrait of Tel Aviv style.
of Israel’s most admirable qualities is that amongst the conflict and
the struggles, there is so much beauty, and similar to the splendor of
the Holy Land, the chaotic Allenby Street has a number of redeeming
qualities; in particular, all the fabulous fashionistas. Yosef
exemplifies this term.
With her simple outfit, jazzed up with eccentric jewelry and oversized sunglasses, passersby can’t help but check her out.
am inspired by color. I love to bring outfits together with one theme
color that ties everything together,” says Yosef as she takes a drag
from her cigarette.
She says that she doesn’t like to spend a lot
of money on her jewelry, but always makes sure whatever she wears looks
expensive. This, she explains, is the key to looking fabulous without
affecting your wallet.
So full of color, with her trendy jewelry pulling her outfit together, her simple hair do compliments it exceptionally.
insists that while she her outfits are always important to her, the key
to being a true fashionista is confidence. Although style is important,
Yosef would not be the fashionista she is without her confidence.
so many fashion statements in one tiny area, it is easy to appreciate
the vast variety of culture and style in the metropolitan of Tel Aviv,
just by walking down this famous street.
Yosef is just an example
of the infinite style on Allenby Street. The best part of Israeli
fashion is that there is no norm; everyone dresses according to their
own tastes. Israeli fashion is an art of true free expression.
Wear a simple outfit, but with a flash of color. Add some matching
jewelry. That is the difference between clothing, and a complete outfit.
Warning: Don’t overdo it. Too many colors and you might end up looking like rainbow, and not in a good way.
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