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This week’s pick was actually taken when we were Architecture students in design university, but is still relevant and continues to inspire us today.

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It’s so gray outside and the sun is barely showing itself. All this grayness is definitely effecting our moods so there’s nothing better than flashing some color in our outfits!
As students, and to this day, we love wearing colorful tights to brighten up our cold weather outfits!

More ideas on how to wear coloful tights here, here, and here.

Follow us as we report on our favorite fall/winter trends, fashions and must haves!
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Have a wonderful weekend everyone!
xoxo
V & R

Hey friends,

We have wonderful news to share with you, Vera is almost five months pregnant and we couldn’t be more excited! Her baby bump keeps growing and is starting to show on our latest posts so we decided to share the exciting news!

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We’re certain whatever is growing in Vera’s belly will undoubtedly be a majorly fashionable creature!

So until the “big day” we will continue posting as usual and will report on the latest trends and styles. Our future posts, however, will also explain how these trends can be worn when expecting!

During pregnancy the female body changes a lot and other than gaining weight, the chest area and the stomach grow increasingly every day. Changes in the wardrobe are required, but we propose making these changes without comprising style.

Vera is in the middle of her second trimester, which is considered the fun part of pregnancy; it is the part when the woman can enjoy her little bump and sexy curves without any inconveniences. Cute little dresses that are fitted in bellow the belly area are a total must have! Slightly fitted dresses will do the job as well. Basically the rules remain the same during pregnancy:  whenever wearing a tight item mix it with something wide and whenever revealing some skin be sure to keep the rest covered so as not to reveal too much.

Here are some celebs who make pregnancy look great:

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Miranda Kerr

A huge pregnancy no-no as far as we’re concerned are huge tent-like dresses! Despite what many women think, these dresses are very unflattering and end up making you look really big. These kind of dresses work only if they are short and reveal a bit of leg. Another little tip we’ve discovered, if you are looking to conceal the belly before officially breaking the news to everyone: colorful prints are not only fabulous but do a great job obscuring the belly!

Here are some celebs whose example you dont want to follow:

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Jessica Simpson

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Kim Kardashian

Many more tips on how to dress fabulously when expecting coming soon!

xoxo

V & R

We caught up with this gorgeous mother of three while she was shopping on trendy Shenkin Street.
Who: Smadar, Software Engineer

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Wore: Little Black Dress, JUD leather and rope bag, black wide brimmed hat from Tel Aviv’s Carmel Market (Check out our version here), Pandora pearl and diamond ring, purple watch, and oversized red sunglasses from New York.

For Smadar, day to day fashion is all about comfort and practicality. She is not concerned with keeping up with the latest trends; what’s important to her is class and chic!

Who will be our next Street Style Star??
xx
V&R

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Happy anniversary to our blog! What We Wear is a year old, and what a year it has been!!

What started from an idea of posting random pictures of our daily outfits here and there became an amazing worldwide fashion community! It all happened thanks to you, our amazing followers and readers! All the support gave us the motivation to build up a platform of fashion for “real people”, which expanded with forays into art, design, travel and culture all through our personal point of view.

What We Wore

How it all started!

We may attempt to pose like we’re gracing the pages of Vogue, but we never take ourselves too seriously. For this very special Blogaversary post we decided to share with you the “behind the scenes”, some of the funniest and most awkward moments from some of our posts over the past year:

Flower Children

We have so much fun we tend to forget ourselves; the camera can keep rolling and rolling.. More from this post here.

Blue Jeans

We try to reinvent posing. Vera: Horse face is the new duck face! More from Blue Jeans here.

Summer sunshine in a Winter Wonderland

Tongues are The Thing in our post Summer Sunshine in a Winter Wonderland

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Balloons do wonders for your hair!Makeup Your Mind

We too have to brave the elements: sun in our eyes and wind in our face in Makeup your Mind

Fashion Playground

We don’t always look graceful in high heels. Rony’s high heeled platforms sinking in the sand in our post Fashion Playground.

Hitchcock Heroines

We get really silly. Vera gets a bit too into the horror movie theme in Hitchcock Heroines

Hot Pants!

We pay for buying cheap! Vera in Hot Pants

Who runs the World? Girls!

We get really possessive. “That’s my necklace! No, mine!” 

Midriff Barers

We can somehow magically switch haircolor. Vera being the blonde: “Wait, what..??”

Color Blocking

We are afraid of big bad monsters. Rony: “OMG is that a bee?!”

Midriff Barers

We’re great at multitasking, even while shooting our post Midriff Barers. Uber-fashionable pool cleaner anyone?

The Skirt Chronicles

We get really really tired. Rony takes a nap while shooting The Skirt Chronicles ZzzzZZZzzZzzzz.

But in all seriousness, our blog has given us an “excuse” to visit and document some of the most wonderful sites Tel Aviv has to offer.

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Rony at Tel Aviv’s Habima Theater, designed by architect Ram Karmi, in our post Cut it Out

…and attend some exclusive fashion events.

Tel Aviv Fashion Week

Fashion presentation we attended during Tel Aviv Fashion Week. Photo courtesy of Societe Perrier

And at the end of the day we always have fun because we are, afterall, best friends!

Casual Glam

Having a silly moment while shooting our post Casual Glam

This is the perfect opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us over the past year: our friends and families, those who allowed us to style them, those who allowed us to photograph them, the photographers and collaborators, the city of Tel Aviv and Israel in general for being the perfect backdrop, and most of all our amazing readers!

So what’s coming up next you ask? A lot of fashion of course, more cooperative work with the most amazing local designers, soon to come our own fashion column in a popular British website, full coverage of the local fashion events, more Street Style stars, personal styling tips and much more!

Getting Inspired

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Rony Shapira and Vera Watts

love always,
V & R

Hello boys and girls!

Winter is striking hard, even for us in Israel, where we usually enjoy warm weather year-round. The gray skies and cold winds make it so hard to get out of bed and start the day. All we want to wear are our biggest and warmest sweaters!

Big winter sweaters

Oversized, masculine clothing is very in right now and shows no intention of disappearing from the fashion forecast. Oversized pieces could be anything from jackets to skirts; from your boyfriend jeans, to your boyfriend’s never-worn sweater or some plus sized tunic that can be worn as a dress! Everything goes!
Over sized pieces can be quite tricky though; If you don’t wear them right you might look a bit… well, ridiculous! Whenever wearing something really big remember to put it together with something more form-fitting to create some contrast: a tight dress or skirt, skinny jeans or leggings will do the trick. When wearing an oversized dress or tunic a belt will do the job.

Winter outfits

Vera wore an oversized striped sweater over a striped black and white mini dress with black sheer tights, red flats, glass and metal necklace and a black and white knit scarf.

Vera's outfit

Vera's outfit

Vera's outfit

Stripes all over

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Big sweater and mini skirt Striped outfit Pop of color

Perfect day for a sweater

Rony wore a vintage oversized knit sweater with a form fitting print mini dress over dark green tights, studded boots, rope and rhinestones necklace and a checkered bag.

Rony's outfit

Rony's outfit

Rony's style

Rony's outfit

Rony's outfit

Multicolored necklace

Prints and textures

Big sweater over tight skirtWhat’s your favorite oversized item this season? Tell us all about it on our facebook page or on Twitter! Can’t get enough of What We Wear? Follow our attempts at artistic photography on Instagram!

Photos taken at The Tower plaza, Tel Aviv

The Tower Sculpture at The Tower plaza Tel Aviv architecture

Have a warm and cozy winter!
xoxo
V & R

Tel Aviv Fashion Week is in full force and while the city is filled with super fashionable people and designer runway shows, the boutiques are celebrating as well!

You know those boutiques that are so beautiful you just have to stroll through them even if you can’t afford to buy anything? Such is Razili, a boutique selling all the biggest names in Israeli fashion and design innovation.

Of course we were thrilled to attend the boutique’s Fashion Night event, as part of Fashion Week.

Razili has a very unique approach to fashion and works hard on promoting young and promising Israeli designers. Their clothes are made from top notch fabrics and innovative sewing and cuts. Even better, if you ask us, are their accessories! One of our favorite jewelry labels is Noritami. If you recall, Rony rocked their wood and gold necklace at Tel Aviv’s Ready to Wear event. Noritami design accessories using a mix of unconventional materials, such as wood, polymer and fabric with all kinds of metals. The designs themselves are very architectural, which we are of course drawn to.

We loved seeing how the girls in the store put together their outfits, each giving the beautiful clothes and accessories their own twist!

The event was joined by a very romantic rainstorm that marked the much awaited official start of fall in Israel!

Rony wore a maxi asymmetrical navy skirt with a cream knit turtleneck, brown leather jacket, camel booties, golden lace necklace, and a Coach bag.

Vera wore forest green skinny jeans with an oversized gray sweater, green men’s cardigan, gray scarf, oversized necklace, satchel, and the Fly Foot booties we got during Fly Foot’s collection launch party.

Rony felt very artistic that night…

Photos taken at Hatahana, Tel Aviv

We hope you’re enjoying a very romantic autumn!

xx,

V&R

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Hello friends!

We have recently noticed that Vogue magazine, in its fashion spreads, has been noting not only which designer the clothes featured were designed by, but also the models wearing them. This goes to show that the model wearing the clothes matters; She (or he) is no longer just a hanger but a personality that is just as important in making the outfit what it is. Anyone can buy the latest trends, if not by the designer who made them then by the million stores that imitate them. However, not everyone can wear the latest trends and own them and make them all their own. In a world where the most successful pop stars are the kookiest (case in point Lady Gaga and Nikki Minaj) and fashion bloggers become style icons, we are entering an era of personal style where the statement matters more than the clothes.

 M.I.A wearing mixed prints, Paris fashion week. Photo courtesy of vogue.com.

In that spirit, the current rage in the fashion world is prints: the more the merrier, bold prints mixed together against all rhyme or reason. In this trend all rules go out the window; forget what you’ve been told before about what “clashes”, now it’s up to you to put together whatever you see fit and whatever makes you happy! What an exciting time!! Mixed Prada prints at London fashion week. Photo courtesy of vogue.com.

We decided to dedicate a post to this because we’ve always believed that it’s all about the person wearing the clothes and how they put their outfit together. Vera Watts is a Russian Born fashionista who was raised in Israel, grew up on punk rock, loves cats and has a background in modeling. Ever the punky funky chick, Vera always likes to put together outfits that keep everyone on their toes. This time she chose a totally unique look by putting together prom queen chic with punky accessories. Vera wore a sheer polka dot blouse over a print dress. She accessorized with a plastic and metal necklace, studded belt, and studded leather moccasins. Rony Shapira was raised in the United States, has been putting together outfits for herself and others since the age of three, collects fashion magazines obsessively, and has a background in art which won her nationwide awards and recognition. Always a lady, Rony has always been into the retro feminine look. This time she chose retro 70s, a look that is very big right now, and put a girly twist on the flower children chic. Rony wore a toucan print peplum blouse with heart print cropped pants. She accessorized with a rope and gold necklace, big cocktail rings, silk hair tie, and peep toe booties.
Besides being fashion fanatics, Vera and Rony aspire to open an architecture firm together. What about you? Tell us about yourself and your personal style statement!

Go on and shock everyone with your most plentiful and print-full outfit! Don’t forget to dare and let your personality shine!

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Photos taken at Ha’arba’a Street construction site, Tel Aviv

xx V&R

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