Was born in Iran, grew up in Sweden and eventually landed in Los Angeles at the age of 20. She lived and worked at a shelter with homeless youth for a couple of years and then decided to study fashion design to pursue her dream of creating beautiful garments.
Eventually she moved to New York, where she currently resides. In 2014 she also started making custom wedding gowns. Proceeds of all wedding gowns goes to Restore NYC, an organization that rescues and houses victims of human trafficking.