If you thought Zac Posen and Roberto Cavalli’s visit to Israel was big, you ain’t see nothin’ yet!
It’s official! Five world famous fashion bloggers are coming to Israel and they’re creating a fashion storm!
The five fashion bloggers, which include Bryanboy, Fashion Toast’s Rumi Neely, Fashionising’s Daniel P Dykes, A Shaded View of Fashion’s Robb Young, and Trendland’s Ada Alti, will be arriving on October 29, 2012 and immediately getting swept into Israel’s burgeoning fashion world! In addition to seeing world famous historical sites, they’ll also be meeting Shenkar Design Academy’s most promising alumni at the new Rothschild Hotel, chatting with Israel’s top fashion designers Dorit Bar Or, Dorin Frankfurt, Gideon Oberson, and Maya Negri, taking part in a photoshoot with photographers Yariv Fine and Guy Kushi, attending a runway party thrown by Couture IL, and participating in a Fashion’s Night Out – Israel style at Kikar HaMedina.
But best of all, these top fashion bloggers will be getting a behind-the-scenes tour of Tel Aviv’s thriving fashion and design mecca thanks to TLVStyle. TLVStyle, headed by Israeli fashion expert Galit Reisman, is taking the top fashion bloggers on a tour to Tel Aviv’s top fashion hotspots, studios, and design meccas. It’s the kind of fashion you can’t find in the tour guide books. The TLVStyle tour is perfect for fashionistas who are tired of coming to a foreign city and not knowing the best places to shop. TLVStyle customizes each tour to meet what every customer or group is interested in, from eco-friendly design to menswear. TLVStyle tours are personalized to the fashion-savvy, but each tour comes equipped with designer moments you won’t get anywhere else–where personal stories, inspirations, and full-on behind-the-scenes looks are shared.
TLVStyle is a Tel Aviv and Israel-based company that provides customized fashion tours of Tel Aviv since 2011.
The organization bringing the world famous fashion bloggers to Israel is the Kinetis company. Kinetis promotes Israel’s creative innovation in the world through their Vibe Israel program. Vibe Israel is a 7-day personalized experience of Israel for selected digital mediamakers. These individuals and their expertise, serve as a conduit through social media to expose Israel’s creativity to the international world. Bloggers from design, music, and food have already been brought to Israel and fashion-savvy innovators are next! Here’s a little more on the blogger who will take part in the action.
Bryanboy is the pen name of Bryan Grey-Yambao, a Filipino fashion blogger who started blogging at 17 from his parents’ home in Manila. His blog earned acclaim from designers and fashionistas alike, including Marc Jacobs and Anna Wintour and currently averages 1.4 million page views a month. He’s been featured in Vogue’s influential bloggers list and Net-A-Porter’s 2011 “Blog Power List” and currently voices his opinion as a social media judge on America’s Next Top Model with Tyra Banks.
Rumi Neely (Fashiontoast.com)
Rumi Neely is a fashion blogger of Japanese, Dutch, and Scottish descent, best known for her fashion photography and outfit pictures. Her site, Fashiontoast.com, currently receives over 1 million views a day. Since her blog, she has modeled for Forever 21 and designed pieces for RVCA called RumiNeelyXRCVA. She was a model in Rebecca Minkoff’s Spring/Summer 2011 presentation at Lincoln Center. She partnered with Dannijo for a 6-piece jewelry collection at Tobi.com.
Robb Young (Asvof.com)
Robb Young is a contributing fashion and luxury business journalist for the International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Vogue.co.uk, and other publications. He contributes to A Shaded View of Fashion and is the senior editor for Luxury Society. His debut book is called Power Dressing: First Ladies, Women Politicians, and Fashion.
Daniel P Dykes (Fashionising.com)
Daniel is originally from Australia but currently lives in the UK. He is the Editor-In-Chief of Fashionising.com and puts his fashion knowledge and 13 years of digital media expertise to good use. His website currently has a reported 1.6 million readres.
Ada Alti (Trendland.com)
Ada Alti is a 23-year old fashion writer who loves to pair fashion and art and hopes to redefine fashion trend forecasting. She started two years ago with her blog Eau De Style on Tumblr and currnetly contributes to fashion website Trendland., which has more than 500,000 views. She has contributed to numerous fashion sites including Menswear Style, Chasseur Magazine, and Twelv Magazine.
Author: Rachel Grosman