The concept of ByRaha was born in 2009, when founders and sisters, Raha & Tana Bamdadi, were living in San Francisco, CA. Tana, finishing her degree in Fashion Design at Academy of Art University (AAU), wanted to create her own line of clothing that would promote fair labour practices and supports Persian women in need.
Raha, with a Fashion Merchandising degree from AAU, a refined eye for style and a keen interest in travel, had been thinking of curating a website that would feature Tana’s designs as well as carefully sourced items discovered during her adventures abroad. ByRaha was created in 2016 providing the global online retail market with exclusive products handcrafted in a sustainable manner, by local artisans from diverse cultures.
ByRaha offers ethically-sourced handmade luxury items mainly made in Iran, shipped from New York, USA.