Mishlei (Proverbs) 31:22,24

כב מַרְבַדִּים עָשְׂתָה-לָּהּ שֵׁשׁ וְאַרְגָּמָן לְבוּשָׁהּ
כד סָדִין עָשְׂתָה וַתִּמְכֹּר
She made for herself pleasant-looking bed covers; she also made herself white (linen) and purple garments to wear
She manufactured robes and sold them

Inspired by Modest Clothing Video


I am inspired by our friends at KosherPatterns.com who produced this marvelous video showcasing a variety of modest clothing designs that can be generated with their automated sewing pattern software called My Sloper.

Enjoy this video.  I'm going to try out some of the free features available from My Sloper.

Truly Tznius Wedding Dresses

Our friends at KosherBridal.com have risen to the challenge of truly tznius Jewish wedding gowns and dresses that don't parallel the images of a Hollywood princess -- tight revealing silhouette of the bride's bodice, if you know what I mean. It reminds me of the horrible episode in Jewish history where the awful Romans, yemach shemam, compromised the purity of the Jewish brides before their wedding day.

Why wear tight-revealing wedding dresses under the false marketing of 'tznius' that will destroy the kedusha of one's wedding day?  Why not try something more appropriate, more holy?

I am quite impressed with the availability of such kosher versions of bridal gowns today. Here are some of the offerings that I've seen that I'm sure you will agree are befitting a Bas Yisrael on her wedding day.

Truly Tznius Wedding Dress @ KosherBridal.com
Modest and kosher bridal gown @ KosherBridal.com
Uncompromising standards of tznius @ KosherBridal.com
Lovely elegant feminine touches of bows and ribbons @ KosherBridal.com
The designs above are just right without too much pomp and frills, just the right amount.  They have a looser bodice that are more comfortable to wear and move, I'm sure.

I am confident that with more exposure, many prospective Jewish brides will realize the importance of dressing more tzniusly and start their married lives right. Besides wedding dresses, I see that KosherBridal.com also offers bridal veils that are proper and not showy that make the veiling ceremony of badeken easy to perform. For Chassidishe brides, KosherBridal.com also offers bridal caps. Tznius protects Am Yisrael.  Moshiach must be coming soon.

Frum Dress-up Game

Sorry for my absence for a long time.  Like every frum mother, I've been busy with all good things, Baruch Hashem.  I thought I'd share this lovely new development by our friends at ModestAnytime.com and KosherPatterns.com.  They have just developed a new fun and clean dress-up game to promote tznius.  Here it is.

I thought it was awesome.  May there be many more and I'll share with you on my blog.

Here is another one that helps you turn an immodest garment to a modest one via modest accessories.

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Training Girls in Dressmaking

In our times, it is highly commendable to train girls in the art of dressmaking and general sewing. Lessons should be given on this subject in schools, and if necessary, also in seminaries.

If the girl becomes really expert, she will even be able to make garments for herself, and later on, when married also for her daughters. Also, she could take up dressmaking as a profession.

Source: Modesty, an Adornment for Life, Rabbi Pesach Eliyahu Falk