The trio of Adi Gil, Gabi Asfour and Angela Donhauser have always enjoyed pushing boundaries be it traditional design or, in this case, inspiration. Set in St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral and dubbed InSHALLOm, their enchanting Middle Eastern-inspired collection explored the idea of unity and friendship as it relates to multiculturalism. There were cutaway coats with seams torn open to reveal a different fabric underneath and flowing cotton dresses, many with a Jewish star print, which were layered under rope harnesses. The often controversial Muslim Keffiyeh scarves were another common denominator, draped around necks, used as pattern or for tassels bordering tops. Contentious or not, these were beautiful, wearable clothes that just also happen to have something to say.

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