In celebration of Israel’s 70th anniversary, Mingei International Museum, in collaboration with the House of Israel and its curator Smadar Samson mounted a magnificent exhibition of Israeli craft and design. Beautifully laid out and filled with an expansive range of creations the show presented art objects from the late 19th century through the present, including work by Israel’s most visible and interesting designers working today such as Dori Csengeri.
From the show’s catalogue:
Epic style captures Dori Csengeri Imagination, and her Camelot haute couture necklace is a reminiscent of medieval gowns, fierce battle gear and dragons’ scales. With its immaculate embellishments and its hand-stitched linen embossed with gold leaf, the necklace strives to find as Csengeri puts it, the “balance between timelessness and timeliness”.
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Brilliant – The Story of Atelier Swarovski, is a celebration of the innovative brand’s first decade. Designers of different disciplines tell their own stories of collaborating with the brand including Christopher Kane, Viktor & Rolf, Jason Wu, Mary Katrantzou and Dori Csengeri.
Sienna Miller wearing Atelier Swarovski earrings designed by Dori Csengeri
In addition to collaborating with Atelier Swarovski, Dori regularly contributed show-stopping statement jewelry pieces to Swarovski’s Crystallized™ trend inspirations and designed a one-of-a-kind couture piece for Swarovski’s Jewelry World Facets 2014 Collection.
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Tapestry Sessions is Spring 16’s world traveler trend. This trend addresses an appreciation of world cultures through artisan crafts. The designs are composed of various ethnic references in a sophisticated manner that ultimately conveys luxury.
An all-embracing array of materials and colors complement haute couture creations with exotic skins, jacquards and intricate details and embellishments such as patchwork, embroidery & pom-poms. Worldly aesthetics, an eclectic bold look and a textural pop are all reworked into this exciting ‘look-at-me’ curated collection of all things wonderful.
Dolce & Gabbana SS2016
Tel Aviv haute couture necklace by Dori Csengeri
Brian Etwood floral bootie and Christian Louboutin embroidered shoe
details of Napoli haute couture necklace by Dori Csengeri SS2016