Sunday, December 14, 2014

HOLIDAY PARTY


One of my favorite things during this season are all the holidays parties! Perfect reason to go out, celebrate and the best part is to dress up and shine!

This year, instead of hitting the stores, I decided to shop in my own closet. I am a strong believer that most of the time, best shopping is in your own closet. The key is just to get some inspiration and turn on your creative mode. 

Party in white is always a good idea, especially in a winter. And combining it with black is maybe the safest but the chicest and my favorite combo.

I adore this maxi pleated sheer dress, (wore similar here). This style instantly makes me feel like a princess which is a perfect kind of holiday vibe:)



 





me and my little mini me

DRESS ALICE and OLIVIA (last season)  //  JACKET INTERMIX  //    
SHADES SUPER   //  BAG CHANEL 
EARRINGS DARIO'S (soon on TELAVIVCOUTURE.COM)

hair Alexa @ Zazu Chicago

photography JHC Productions 

Thank you for reading my blog. I hope you are inspired and have the most stylish holiday season!

xoxo
Tali



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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

CHICAGO ZOOLIGHTS AND WINTER WONDERFEST


I have to admit that coming back from a month and half trip that I mostly spent in warm Israel, it was quite difficult to come back to freezing Chicago. However, instead of feeling negative about it I decided to change my attitude and to start exploring this festive holiday season in my beautiful home city.

Even if you don't have kids, Chicago ZooLights could be a different type of date. Besides the breathtaking scenery of lights, you can enjoy warm spiced wines, snacks and maybe even ice skating.
For kids, plenty of fun activities are offered including, holiday crafts, rides on the carousel and train, and on certain days you can meet Santa. We didn't have a chance to meet Santa and since I didn't want to disappoint my little toddler Katya, my husband asked a random sales guy that was wearing a Santa hat to give Katya a little gift that I prepared in advance for her. It was too cute and a perfect finale for a spectacular family time! We are so doing this again and very soon.

Chicago ZooLights open now through January 4.
Admission is FREE!




If you prefer to stay away from cold, Chicago Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier is an indoor magical holiday fest for the entire family. The place is filled with endless stunning holiday decorations, plenty of super cool activities, rides, slides, snacks, crafts, Santa and and so much more.
We started our day there early at 10 am, and could barely leave at 4. My daughter loved it so much that toward the end she was crawling from slide to slide as she had no energy to walk but still didn't want to leave. LOL and we were able to meet a real Santa :)

The Winter WonderFest is running now through Januray 11.
General admission $3.50 online and $5 at the door
Activity admission $23.50 online and $25 at the door













Although Katya looks terrified, she was super excited to meet Santa and more than anything excited about her gift:)


Thank you for reading my blog. I hope you enjoyed and come back soon.

xoxo
Tali

Thursday, December 4, 2014

INTRODUCING DARIO'S


I came across Dario's collection several years ago at Israel's local artists’ boutique Razili. During my
recent visit I finally had the honor to meet the extraordinary talent Itai.

His studio in Tel Aviv has a lot of character, but more than anything, is filled with unique style and
diverse collections.  Although there is something very consistent in his fashion I couldn't explain what it was until I learned about Itai's background.

Itai's background is graphic design, which reflects very sharply on Dario's style. He was very inspired by his mom who is also a jewelry designer.

Dario's collection has been a success in Israel for years and now Itai's goal is to continue to grow his brand overseas.

I was so inspired by our meeting and am extremely excited to introduce and welcome Dario's to Tel Aviv Couture.  Now you can shop his creations from all over the world right here at TELAVIVCOUTURE.COM.



Here are some of my favorite pieces that I added to my personal collection.



Vanessa Bracelet
Cassandre silver Necklace

Leona Gold Necklace

More Dario's creations here


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xoxo
Tali


Monday, November 17, 2014

CATCHING UP WITH GIOIELLI BY LIAT



One of my favorite things about owning Tel Aviv Couture is having the opportunity to meet so many influential artists in this fascinating industry. 
I was introduced to Gioeilli by Liat just about when I started Tel Aviv Couture 9 years ago,  when Liat decided to follow her passion, and started her jewelry brand.

First, I have to say how proud I am of Liat for pursuing her dream and for growing her company beautifully all by herself. Working with Israeli designers for years, I know the challenge they face everyday to succeed. Unfortunately, many artists didn't make this far, while Liat did and I congratulate her for that. 

So what’s the secret for your success Liat?

Having a jewelry line is not enough, you got to have a concept. I listened to a friend of mine who is a fashion stylist speaker,  which was very interesting but I noticed that she was referring purely to body silhouette and how to style based on body shape. I realized that nobody referring to the styling of the face and neck which is the most important part of our body.

She added saying that at the age of 35, I started to see signs of aging, and Botox wasn't the solution I was looking for. So I developed a concept with my jewelry line. 
I think that women get more beautiful with age and I know how to help them find it. 

This is very interesting, so what’s your concept?

By using different forms of superior metals I can create an illusion that will lengthen your neck line and enhance parts of the face that you want to focus on such as jaw lines, cheek bones, and facial shape. 

She continues and says: when we wear high heels we tend to keep a straight posture, I use the same concept with my long style earrings.

Some clients told me that they even feel slimmer while wearing long style. 

So what style you recommend for me?

I would go with the long delicate earrings. Those can be worn two ways, the concave shape will lengthen your neckline and convex will frame your face. I tried them on and loved the illusion of having a longer neckline and the elegant touch. I can wear them with anything! Of course I left the studio wearing them.


What’s your biggest challenge as a designer in Tel Aviv?

I am doing something that is not mainstream, the minimal and modern style is not necessary developed here, but I am working on it and feel like I am almost there. The key is to convince the client to try it, then they simply get hooked and come back for more.

Liat just moved in to a new studio on Nahalat Benimanin, one of the most artistic areas in Tel Aviv where very often you can find street fairs of many different artists. I strongly recommend to stop by during your next visit in the holly land.


Gioielli by Liat collection is now available at TelAvivCouture.com

Read more about Liat here 
wearing my new Long Delicate Gold Earrings

Gioielli by Liat is the chicest gift for the upcoming holiday season. Shop your favorite style today and receive free gift from Tel Aviv Couture!


SHOP GIOIELLI BY LIAT COLLECTION 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

MY SURPRISE BOAT TRIP TO GREECE



Life is full of surprises! When I was packing for my trip to Israel I had no idea that I will end up traveling the Greece Islands on the most beautiful private boat with my dearest friends. 

Here what I discovered this adventure:

Five Greece Islands: Kos, Leros, Nisos Lipso, Patmos, Kalimnos

The ultimate vacation for body and mind is a boat trip 

Yoga is not for boats, especially balance poses. But swimming in sparkely Mediterranean Sea is the most refreshing work out I have had.

Items I couldn't leave without this trip are swim suite, white button down shirt, warm sweater and my backpack.

My favorite boat music is the sound of sea 

Favorite thing to do on the boat is being inspired by the Mother Nature



















I was very lucky to take this memorable trip with my chicest friend and fellow blogger from Israel Luba Jakobson.  Here is her point of view and great tips for you next Greece visit.


Thank you for visiting my blog! New posts from Tel Aviv are coming soon!

xoxo
Tali