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If you’ve been following us, you already how much we love to travel, see and explore. Like the Coco Chanel quote in our blog’s header says, we believe that fashion is in everything. Throughout the history of design, designers got inspired by nature, by world heritage, and by their surroundings. So here’s a glimpse of what inspires us.
Our latest travel destination was England, we traveled the country from north to south, and here we will share with you some of our favorite places and travel memoirs.
First stop: Canterbury, Kent.
Beany house

Beany house

Beany house

Beany house

Beany house

Beany house

Beany house

Beany house

Street art

Street art

One of Canterburys secret parks

One of Canterbury’s secret parks

Second stop: Stratford Upon Avon.
Dream houses  along the Avon river

Dream houses along the Avon River

Dream houses  along the Avon river

Dream houses along the Avon River

Vera Shakespeare

Vera Shakespeare

Third stop: Oxford
Mommy Chic

Mommy Chic

The Ashmolean

The Ashmolean

Natural history museum

Natural History Museum

Natural history museum

Natural History Museum

Natural history museum

Natural History Museum

Natural history museum

Natural History Museum

Denver, Veras new pet

Denver, Vera’s new pet

Science museum

Science Museum

Fourth: London
Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Greenwich market

Greenwich market

Serpentine gallery

Serpentine Gallery

Bit of rain

Bit of rain

Greenwich village

Greenwich village

Queens house

Queen’s house

Painted hall

Painted hall

Queens house

Queen’s house

Queens house

Queen’s house

Maritime museum

Maritime Museum

Maritime museum

Maritime Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Maritime museum

Maritime Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Fifth: Seven Oaks, Dover and Hever.

Dover

Dover

Hever garden

Hever garden

Hever garden

Hever garden

Hever castle

Hever castle

Hever garden

Hever garden

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xoxo
V & R
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Being the busy, hard working girls we are, we appreciate every second of leisure that we get. Weekends are almost a holy practice to us; we like to take advantage of our weekends by spending time with our loved ones, stocking up on inspiration in museums and exhibits and in the theater, and traveling in Israel and abroad.
As you know, we don’t like to ever compromise our style, but that doesn’t mean we have to compromise our comfort. So what does weekend wear mean for us, you ask?

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Vera wore a flannel shirt with a high waisted peach puffy skirt, knit cardigan, patterned tights, cowboy boots, and ray ban glasses.

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What’s better weekend wear than flannel? make it more stylish by mixing colors and put it together with more feminine pieces, like Vera’s puffy skirt.

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Rony wore a burgundy sweater over a green dress with a patterned scarf, patterned tights, knee-high boots, and a men’s fedora.

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No one said that travel wear has to be boring, make it interesting by mixing vibrant colors and patterns in your clothes and accessories.

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Every outfit has a story: The flannel shirt Vera is wearing is actually a men’s shirt. Vera got her boots on sale in Eilat, a tourist favorite.

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Rony’s tights are from a cool boutique in Jaffa’s flea market, one of our favorite weekend destinations. Her hat is a traditional fedora she got in Ecuador.

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Layering is always a great tip for travel, the layers allow you to be prepared for any weather and any activity.

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The most important item, however, are the shoes. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes so that you can really enjoy your weekend excursions.

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Photos taken at Poleg beach.

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Traveling in Israel? Here are some of our favorite destinations and travel recommendations:
Beautiful Rosh Hanikra, Acre, Alexander River, Golan Heights, Ramon Crater in the desert.

If you’re exploring Tel Aviv, here are some must-visit destinations:
White City sculpture garden seen here and here, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (also seen here), Florentine neighborhood for its beautiful street art, Lev Hair Quarter and Chelouche Gallery for beautiful architecture and contemporary art, Litvak Gallery for unique glass art and installations by international artists, Holon Design Museum seen here and here (about 20 minutes outside the city and definitely worth a visit), and of course the beautiful Mediterranean shore.

If you’re here before June 2014, check out this must see street art exhibit. If it’s shopping you’re after, check out Kikar Hamedina.

Have a wonderful rest of the week everyone!
xoxo
V & R

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As the temperatures drop and the weather gets rainier and colder, we love taking advantage of the last bit of warm sunshine to travel and explore. This weekend’s choice destination was Rosh Hanikra, a beautiful geological site on the Mediterranean coast in northern Israel.

ImageIn order to access the geological site, one must take a cable car into the site and on the way enjoy stunning scenic views. The first stop to visit is the old railroad built by the British during the British Mandate in Israel. This railroad was built in attempt to create train access from Israel to Europe that would travel from Tel Aviv to London through Lebanon, Turkey and other countries.

The idea of a railroad that travels from the Middle East into Europe seems like a wonderful dream that in today’s reality seems impossible due to the Middle Eastern conflict.
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The next stop are the beautiful grottos: cavernous tunnels formed by sea friction on the soft chalk rocks. We took a stroll inside the grottos and enjoyed the stunning views, some of the world’s most beautiful views in our opinion! The turquoise Mediterranean water was splashing everywhere and sunlight that crept in through the openings made this place appear even more magical.
ImageImageImageImageImageA nice ending to the trip was a long walk in the old city of Acre (see Acre travel guide and recommendations here) and lunch at one of the local seafood restaurants.

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend and wishing you a great week ahead!
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xoxo
V& R

This week’s pick was taken while relaxing at one of our favorite spots for a weekend escape, Alexander River, which flows from the mountains of Samaria to the Mediterranean Sea. This is the natural habitat of giant tortoises, crocodiles, catfish and other beautiful species of fish; it is a great location for a walk through nature or a fun picnic.

194fe9ec734611e2bcc122000a1fa49d_7 (1)Now is the perfect time to enjoy convenient weather, not too hot and still not very cold, before winter starts, and have a lovely picnic in nature with loved ones!

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Enjoy your weekend!
xoxo
V & R

Tomorrow is Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, one of the holiest days in the Jewish religion. Jews observe this holy day of atonement and repentance by fasting and praying for 24 hours and asking for forgiveness from those we believe we’ve wronged. While we’re not very devout or religious we think there’s something really beautiful about taking a pause from our hectic lives and taking time to atone for what we believe we’ve done wrong and to appreciate everything we have.

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This picture was taken in Israel’s southern desert, on the long road that leads from the South to Tel Aviv, in the center. To us this picture symbolizes the long and winding, yet rewarding journey we’ve had in the past year.

We wish you all a wonderful weekend and easy fast to those who observe Yom Kippur.

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xoxo
V & R

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This week’s pick is a photo we took while modeling for designer Adi Ashur in the post Belles of the Ball in Tel Aviv’s Florentine neighborhood. Many of the walls in this neighborhood are covered with paintings that take graffiti to a whole new level of street art. We found this wall painting particularly moving and clever, with the Braille writing and the figure’s deep expression.

Florentine neighborhood is home to many locksmith, wood and artist workshops so we find it so beautiful that the very buildings serve as canvas for street artists to express themselves!

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Have a lovely weekend,
xoxo
V & R

We may not be professional photographers but we are pretty proud of our photography skills! Here we will share with you some of our favorite photos from our instagram page, many of which were taken on the locations of our fashion photoshoots!

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Our pick of the week is a photo we took while visiting Tel Aviv’s Museum of Art’s new addition which was designed by American architect Preston Scott Cohen. Pictured is the intriguing interior space and play on light the architect created. We love how the concrete structure appears to be paper origami!

This museum was the location of our photoshoot for the post Shades of Gray.

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Have a lovely weekend!

xoxo
V&R

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