Where does a woman with style, and substance,
find clothes in Tel Aviv?
its never-ending parade of anorexic-looking girls in high-fashion
gear, Tel Aviv easily could be renamed the City of Lost
Runway Models. Against this backdrop, where do thick chicks
with style go to shop? For my 35th birthday, I took my
size 46 self on a quest to find out.
first stop was the Azrieli shopping mall. With a plethora
of stores under one roof, I reasoned, the mall would definitely
have something for me.
sorry," sales clerks repeatedly told me, "our
largest sizes are 40-42." There were a few stores
with "plus size" attire, but more often than
not, the fabric was synthetic, the price was unreasonable,
and the style was anything but young and hip. (full
the Jerusalem Post, October
27, 2004, by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No
portion of this article may be used without the author's