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NICOLE MILLER LAUNCHES SILK PRINT FOR
WHYY IN PHILADELPHIA AND "IT'S A MITZVAH!"
Nicole Miller, a one-of-a-kind fashion icon, has developed another whimsical print. Working with WHYY and the new TV12 program, IT'S A MITZVAH! JEWISH LIFE IN THE DELAWARE VALLEY, she has depicted symbols of Jewish life in the region that will be used exclusively in WHYY membership thank-you gifts.
The print, displayed on men's ties, women's scarves and other gift items, shows such local features as the famous basketball team the SPHAs, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed synagogue, Beth Sholom, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and more. The print also carries the IT'S A MITZVAH! program title, as well as logos for WHYY, The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, The Jewish Exponent and The National Museum of Jewish History.
The Nicole Miller prints will be offered as thank-you gifts during the broadcast of IT'S A MITZVAH! on Monday, December 9 at 9 p.m. and during later encore broadcasts. WHYY memberships of $250 will include a VHS copy of the program and a choice of a tie or scarf. Proceeds support the public broadcasting station's programs and services in the region.
A true 'Made in America' designer, Miller is known for her perfect "little black dress" as well as for her whimsical, conversational prints. Today, the label has grown to include cosmetics, home furnishings, menswear, eyewear, handbags, hosiery, outerwear, kids, shoes, sleepwear and jewelry. The company boasts an incredible 30 freestanding Nicole Miller boutiques in prominent cities throughout the United States, each of which serves as a showplace for Ms. Miller and the lifestyle that she has made available to her loyal fans. Online shopping is available at Nicolemiller.com.
IT'S A MITZVAH! (a mitzvah is a commandment, blessing or good deed) tells
the extraordinary story of the Delaware Valley's Jewish community over the last 75 years. The one-hour special examines how Jewish immigrants, who came to the area in poverty, built vibrant communities and businesses, overcame institutionalized discrimination and eventually found acceptance. The program also highlights significant contributions the Jewish community has made, and continues to make, to the region's culture.
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