How Jewish immigrants stirred up fashion Down Under

Dressing Sydney installation shot - MW

Dressing Sydney installation shot. Photo: Menachem Wecker

Rags-to-riches stories in the schmatte trade aren’t new. But the 100 narratives, including that of Bloch, presented in the Sydney Jewish Museum’s exhibit “Dressing Sydney: The Jewish Fashion Story” (through December 31, 2013) offer some new wrinkles in addition to the typical refrains. Some of those unique aspects to Sydney’s Jewish fashion story relate to Sydney’s climate and landscape.

Read more in Times of Israel.

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