Tichels for Weddings!



I feel a little silly putting this up because its not my prettiest tichel and also because its in a bathroom! I’m trying to answer that question that I get all the time about tichels for weddings. Really folks, it’s YOU who’s beautiful. The tichel just lets that shine through. Add some sparkle, a ribbon or flower and that’s all you need. I’m really looking forward to selling a nice collection of those sparkly additions in my upcoming store!



  1. Sabrina says:

    Great video! It’s nice to see how you can “dress up” a tichel/tichels for a wedding or other formal event!

  2. Lillie says:

    Loved this one! But I have a question…having so many layers on your head, does it or did it ewer feel heavy? do you get headaches? Just curious. :)

  3. Jennifer Simmons says:

    I noticed yesterday in your elul post that you were dressed up! I love the way you are not afraid to post, even if you are in a bathroom. Mazel tov to the bride and groom :)

  4. chaviva says:

    I’m with Jennifer! Not afraid to make a video in a bathroom! It was so cute. :) Thank you for showing us how you tied your tichel.
    Am I assuming correctly- it looked like a pashmina type? Thank you and Shalom!

  5. Andrea says:

    Hehehe this is adorable and awesome! And it’s great to see you actually tie a tichel on yourself. Mazal tov and yay for wedding tichels!

  6. Lisa Eggers says:

    How cute are you doing a tichel video in the ladies’? I agree, earrings really bring the look home. You gals really do look dignified and gorgeous in those multiple tichels. It’s definately worth kicking it up a notch with an extra tichel or two. Most of them are so thin and lightweight, you could do quite a few without it feeling too bulky. I live near a large orthodox community, and I see a lot of mamas at the library in just one tichel. But that multiple tichel look is so POW! Maybe one day I should just casually leave the Rivka Malka website open for them to find ;)

  7. Elaine says:

    SO CREATIVE! I always wondered how you make such beautiful tichels! I’ll remember your quote “Everything’s a tichel!” ;-)

  8. chaviva says:

    I know you won’t be able to answer this now, but I’m in an earlier time zone, and it’s not Shabbat yet. But when you get a chance, could you please show us “plus size” girls what styles of tichels look best on our round faces? Very thin ladies can wear anything, but with a round face, I don’t want to look like a “moon pie”! LOL. I also don’t quite grasp air, water, fire, etc. I don’t know which one I am. I’m very fair, freckled with light brown hair…. Shana Tova and I look forward to your answer after Rosh HaShana!
    Thank you so much Rivka! :)

    • Jennifer Simmons says:

      I’m noticing the same thing about tichels on me, or has for that matter. I’ve noticed that when the tichel is flat on the top of my head, I have the “moon face”. I don’t like this at all. But when I do Rivka’s trick of piling some “ribbons” on the top, it adds depth, it adds color, and in general it balances out my appearance.

      Shana Tova!

    • RivkaMalka says:

      Hi Chaviva, On youtube I have some videos os sheri’s wedding. Sheri has since been wearing tichels for about a month and she looks amazing! Her look is like this;
      A small snood, the type you would wear under a hat
      Then a tichel folded into a ribbon shape ( thin material) wound around her head like and then twisted back again. So the first winding is just a ribbon, then after she knots it she twists the end into pretty ropes and ties them around again. The difference between what looks good on her and what looks good on me is that she uses that tichel around her forehead, like where you would put a crown on a king vs on the top of her head like I do. Ill be making a video of her soon. G-d willing

  9. chaviva says:

    PS Rivka- the time that it shows I’m posting is not correct… just so you know- thanks.

  10. Jennifer Simmons says:

    That should read “hats for that matter”

    And I really like the name Chaviva. Very beautiful.

  11. chaviva says:

    Shalom Jennifer Simmons. Hope you had a wonderful Rosh haShana, and thank you for the nice things you said! :)

  12. chaviva says:

    Chag Sameach Sukkot to everyone, and to you, Rivka, and your family!

    Thank you for your answer. I know it’s a VERY busy time for everyone. I look forward to your videos for different faces, after all the holidays are over and things aren’t quite so busy for you. I will go back and watch the video of your friend’s tichel- tying. I saw a young married woman the other day. I “almost” asked her if she watched your videos, because her tichel had that “Rivka” look to it, it was very becoming. :)
    I hope you are having a beautiful holiday season and as always, thank you for taking time out to respond to my question. As always, you are so gracious!
    Shalom Shalom,

  13. Melanie says:

    HI I am a 17 year old Christian girl I believe in Jesus but I love Jews. G-d has given me such a love fore the Jew. And also I love the way married women cover their hair. Every time I watch one of your videos I always try to do it myself. lol, even though I am not married. I know that Christian women don’t always dress modest but I try my best to do so and save myself for my husband. And also Christianity also is a relation ship with G-d. I don’t like it either when people say that my faith is just a religion. I have ben praying that Hamesh would bless your family with shalom. I know that many Jews would not be open to this, a girl who believes in Jesus… Absurd! But I pray that you would see that I only want to say thank you and may G-d bless you and keep you
    Shalom ,Melanie

  14. Em says:

    Hi I understand you sell the volumizer? How can I buy one from you thank you. Em

  15. Ellen Hope Center says:

    I want to thank you for the tichel in the wedding video. The first time I wore a tichel to a wedding it was a very fancy wedding and I was somewhat anxcious. while dressing for the wedding, I kept looking at the wig, and looking at my series of tichels and then I said to myself, Ellen Hope You can do this. I was very nervous as this wedding was a very very fancy wedding and I did not know if I could do this. Then I remembered that a neighbor was going to this wedding and she had the custom to cover her hair after marriage. I figured if no one would say anything to her, they would not say anything to me. again, thank you for doing these videos. Ellen Hope

  16. Ellen Hope Center says:

    Dear Rivka Malka, It is somewhat easier now. The wedding that I “came out” at was a very big fancy wedding and not one that will be duplicated soon. I wore a red and pink scarf duo to a recent small wedding in my neighborhood. It was all right. I am still learning how to tie. I still think it takes me a lot of time before shabbat but I still keep trying and tieing lol. Thanks for your help and leadership, Ellen Hope

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