Mitzvah Style: What Are We Wearing?

Mitzvah Style: What Are We Wearing?


Whether you are going to be the guest at a Bar Bat Mitzvah or the celebration is for your child, we all want to look great at the service and party.

Although celebration attire can range from casual to a black tie affair, we will all need to go shopping for something to wear!

 The experts featured below are ready to help you find the perfect look for you and your child for this milestone occasion.








Contact: Susan Cooper, 610-668-2801, [email protected]


It’s party time at Gabrielle-Bala Cynwyd and G-Lizzy by Gabrielle, the region’s premiere one stop shop for women and girls who are looking for fabulous party dresses. At Gabrielle we specialize in helping the mother of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah or guest feel beautiful and special. G-Lizzy by Gabrielle is the perfect spot for the Bat Mitzvah girl and her older sister. From short to long party dresses and perfect service dresses, now every girl in the family can find something fabulous all in one place! Tues-Sat 10-5, Sunday 12-4.



Featured are: Badgley Mischka silver gown, Scala cocktail dress & a custom creation by Elena DoVale



Contact: Sales, 877-553-7837, visit for store information

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Lester’s is THE destination for the best selection of Bar and Bat Mitzvah clothing, shoes and accessories for guests and guests of honor. For girls, temple-perfect and party-worthy styles from Un Deux Trois, Hollyworld, Sally Miller, Les Touts Petits and more. For boys: suits and separates from hot brands including Joseph Abboud, Robert Graham, Michael Kors and Ike Behar.

Our Juniors and Contemporary department is a party paradise with sleek and sparkling styles from Parker Backstage and Naven, and many more. A one-stop destination for party wear for the entire family, Lester’s has all the looks they love and the service, style and selection that has made Lester’s a favorite for 65 years.

Bring in this e-mail and receive 10% off your special occasion Kids, Juniors or Women’s purchase now thru May 31, 2013. SKU 205357. Offer valid at Lester’s Greenvale, Huntington, Rye, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. Some exclusions may apply. Cannot be combined with other offers, used on prior purchases or to purchase gift cards.


 Photo left: Hollyworld Chiffon/Sequin Blouson Dress
Photo center: Un Deux Trois Sequin Embellished Dress, Envy Mini Check Dress Shirt and Volcom Chino
Photo right: Robert Graham York Grid Dress Shirt, Joseph Abboud Flat Front Dress Pant and Zoe Gold Peplum Dress




Party Girl

Contact: Ellen Mekles, 201-568-8804, [email protected]

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Party Girl was founded in 1997 by Ellen Mekles, a suburban Mom looking to dress her young daughter and fill a void in the community. Year after year, Party Girl continues to evolve. Party Girl loves to “dress” all preteen and junior girls and caters to all sizes. We can also design and make the custom dress or suit of your dream. Come in and meet with our designer Aviva in person. We are having a trunk show on April 28th where you can design your own dress or choose from Elena’s extensive new collections. Visit us in Tenafly, New Jersey or call 201-568-8804. 

Danielle Nadrich in a baby pink custom Elena DoVale in the hottest style of the season, the high-low.



Estelle’s Dressy Dresses
Contact: Yolanda Rosales, 631-420-0890, [email protected]

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Whether it be for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or another occasion, Estelle’s will help make it special. With over 20,000 dresses (and more) and our friendly, knowledgeable staff, we help find the right dress, in the right size and color, to make the event memorable. We complete “your” look with our expansive shoe and accessory departments.  Like us on Facebook for ideas and coupons.

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This strapless Mori Lee dress is fun and flattering. The silhouette features a sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice and corset back. The jewel embellishments add to the look and allow you to have fun with jewelry and shoes. We have this and more, come in to see our huge selection




All Dressed Up
Contact: Betty Dayan or Monique Gootkin, 914-908-5661, [email protected]


So, your seventh grader has yet another Bat Mitzvah to attend? Don’t despair. Head to All Dressed Up in Rye Brook, where you will find a fantastic selection of suits, party dresses and evening gowns for girls and teens! Off the rack, Stella M’Lia, Zoe, UDT, Hollyworld, Parker, BCBG, Naven, Boulee, Julie Brown and lots more to choose from. Customize a suit, dress or gown of your dreams! We offer special sizing and have sizes for all body types. Prom! Prom! Prom! Largest selection of Sherri Hill dresses and gowns in Westchester, Fairfield and New York City.

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Bat Mitzvah girl in custom gown designed by Elena Do Vale. Older sister in a halter gown by Theia, both carried at All Dressed Up!




It’s Simply For You
Contact: Rachel, 516-921-2863, [email protected]

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It’s Simply For You (formerly Teen Pix) is rated the number one Bat Mitzvah, Sweet Sixteen and Prom store on Long Island. Our fashions run the gamut from casual to formal wear. You’ll find the perfect outfit for everything from an afternoon BBQ to a bridal party. Our head-turning designer dresses and wide selection of gowns, ball gowns and short cocktail/guest dresses will put a smile on everyone’s face.

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 At It’s Simply For You, we can find the perfect dress for the Bat Mitzvah girl, mom, grandmother and sisters!


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