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BORN AND RAISED IN BROOKLYN NEW YORK RAEANA IS A GRADUATE OF PARSONS SCHOOL FOR DESIGN, SHE ALSO STUDIED ABROAD AT PARSONS PARIS WHERE SHE DEVELOPED AN INTEREST IN LUXURY AND TEXTILE DESIGN. RAEANA WON THE VERY PRESTIGIOUS SAGA FURS DESIGN COMPETITION- AWARDING HER THE OPPORTUNITY TO STUDY FINNISH FUR DESIGN TECHNIQUES AT THE SAGA FURS DESIGN CENTER IN DENMARK. RAEANA LATER WORKED WITH THE HONG KONG FUR FEDERATION DESIGNING A SMALL FUR COLLECTION WHICH WAS PRESENTED AT THE 2010 HKFF FUR TRADE SHOW. RAEANA’S DEBUT COLLECTION- HER THESIS WAS INSPIRED BY THE BISMUTH GEODE FEATURING VIBRANT HUES OF PURPLE AND BLUE, LEATHER, DISTRESSED SILKS AND DENIM. THE COLLECTION WAS WELL RECEIVED, AND ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHT PIECES- A ZIP FRONT PURPLE OMBRE DYED MINK JACKET, WITH PEAKED SHOULDERS MADE ITS WAY TO THE WINDOW OF SAKS 5TH AVE INTRODUCING THE RAEANA BRAND TO THE PUBLIC. IN HER LATEST COLLECTION “RUST” RAEANA EXPERIMENTS WITH STRETCH LEATHER AND RETURNS TO HER STAPLE CONCEPTS OF PLAYING WITH TEXTURE, STRUCTURE AND VIBRANT COLOR CONTRASTS.


THE AWARD WINNING FUR PIECE DESIGNED BY RAEANA IN 2009 FOR THE SAGA FURS DESIGN COMPETITION. FOX FUR SHAWL WITH MINK UPPER AND PHEASENT FEATHER TRIM FULLY LINED IN 100% SILK.


RUST COLLECTION


GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ARTIST ESTELLE WEARING A HIGH WAISTED SPRAY BACK LAMBSKIN SKIRT FROM THE RUST COLLECTION.


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