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I was born in Iran and left the country during Iran -Iraq war, we were being bomborded 3 times a day by Iraq war planes,
my mother took me and my brother to London and put us up in elemntary school there, it was 1983, and London was at the peak of its colorful new wave revolution. I was obsessed with Smash Hits and Number One so I could get articles on Boy George (my favorite artist ) Visage and the other eccentric characters , things were so fresh and exciting, than we moved to LA and I studied fashion, art history ,photography and makeup. My big influnce was the persian history and the amazing customs that had been used there during its ten thousand years of history, I knew that the new romantics were very inspired by the persians as they use to wear the persian tunic, the sash, the haram pants and all kinds of head wraps, designers like Melissa Caplan and Sue Clowes were a testimony to that notion.
After finishing school I moved to NY, I became involved in the night life and worked at certain clubs, it was a great chance for me to express all the ideas that I had kept with me through out the years, the scene however did change subsequently and it somewhat lost its edge and was not exciting to me anymore . Everything in NY became sort of regimented ,and designers like Calvin Klein , Donna Karan , and Ralph Lauren dictated what people wore, so it was time to move on .
I have always been the sort of person to travel and experience new things ,so I lived and worked in DUBAI for a while and now Im back in Tehran (iran) where I had left so long ago , it was a great experience to be back to this ancient land . Im going to contiue with my passion for what i do best and use all the great inspirations that are available to me here
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