All posts tagged shmatte

The shmatte stories: Behind the seams of the Melbourne Fashion Festival

  Melbourne is in the grip of fashion fever with the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) currently underway.  Rebecca Davis shares the contributions of the Jewish players on the fashion

Shmatte and South Melbourne: The Jewish market story

As the South Melbourne Market celebrates 150 years during May, Rebecca Davis explores the Jewish roles in the market’s story – a narrative underpinned by immigrant dreams.

Heralding a world of Jewish fashion

WHEN Holocaust survivors Aneta and Josef Weinreich migrated to Australia in 1947 to start their life anew, they noticed that leading fashion boutiques sold only white shirts. Realising a gap […]