The Israeli-born designer is still practically a newcomer on the New York fashion scene — fall marks his third showing — but he’s quite the staple in Tel Aviv, having won the Israeli version of “Project Runway.”

That said, his signature over-the-top eveningwear sometimes gets tricky and this time around was no different. He was inspired by the glamorous Art Deco/Art Nouveau period of the Twenties, which he translated into various silk-satin gowns hand-embroidered with Swarovski crystals in Deco patterns. At times, when he kept things simple, it worked beautifully, as in a long-sleeve muted gold version with a deep V neckline and beaded belt.

Other times, however, it wandered into risqué or costumey territory — as in a blouse-and-shorts combo that featured beading fringed over most of the sleeves and belted on the shorts.

The Israeli-born designer is still practically a newcomer on the New York fashion scene — fall marks his third showing — but he’s quite the staple in Tel Aviv, having won the Israeli version of “Project Runway.”


That said, his signature over-the-top eveningwear sometimes gets tricky and this time around was no different. He was inspired by the glamorous Art Deco/Art Nouveau period of the Twenties, which he translated into various silk-satin gowns hand-embroidered with Swarovski crystals in Deco patterns. At times, when he kept things simple, it worked beautifully, as in a long-sleeve muted gold version with a deep V neckline and beaded belt.

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