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Collection – Hareem
This collections stems from my up bringing in the middle east and my current life in New York, it is a conversation between modern western fashion and traditional eastern fashion. I play on exposure of specific controlled aspects of the body and accentuate others by framing them with three dimensional surface details, like the ruff around the face...
Born and raised in Amman, Jordan, Raya, was always interested in the world of arts. Starting off as a fine artist she gradually transitioned into sculptures, mobile art and finally landed in fashion choosing fabric as her medium. After graduating secondary school she moved to Brooklyn, New York to attend Pratt Institute to further her study the field of fashion. After residing in New York for 5 years and working in several fields of the industry, Raya moved back to Amman where she currently is working on her next collection and made to measure apparel.