McQueen to Maskit: The mind behind the brand

Ella Manor speaks to Sharon Tal, former head designer for embroideries at Alexander Mcqueen and reviver of legendary Israeli brand Maskit.

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April 16, 2014 17:47
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Maskit . (photo credit: ELLA MANOR)

 
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“I wanted to create something that would be mine but also bigger than life: a fashion house representing Israeli heritage,” says Sharon, mother of two little girls, and returning resident from the USA. “I have experience from McQueen that not a lot of people in Israel have. I am able to teach the embroidery methods Maskit used to use in addition to other antique methods I learned to our seamstresses here in Israel.”

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