The rise of shmatte chic.

The language of style.
March 2 2007 1:31 PM

Shmatte Chic

The rise—finally!—of Jewish fashion.

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* Correction, March 5, 2007:This piece originally stated that in American Pastoral, the protagonist's ancestors made gloves. The protagonist and his father were in the glove-making trade. Click here to return to the corrected sentence.

Alana Newhouse is the arts and culture editor at the Forward and editor of A Living Lens: Photographs of Jewish Life from the Pages of the Forward.