NY scene Fashion Week feature designer: RAISA VANESSA Sason was trending this season for Fashion Week. The Spring Summer ’20 collection follows the sensual rhythms of the Brazilian lambada, the “forbidden dance” of the late 1980s.
The Spring Summer ’20 collection follows the sensual rhythms of the Brazilian lambada, the “forbidden dance” of the late 1980s.
Raisa & Vanessa Sason studied Theater and Costume Design at the London College of Fashion. The expressive nature of dressing for the stage can be seen throughout their collections, featuring maximalist and sensual silhouettes, which have earned the designers a loyal following of celebrities and performers
RaisaVanessa uses bold and bright fabrics draped tightly to the body with a focus on the suggestive. Their artful eye captures the nature of the lambada and celebrates its Latin roots. Signature details such as strong shoulders, structural flounces, beaded fabrics, and pleats encourage the movement of the hips.
RAISA VANESSA is a luxury and couture RTW collection based in Istanbul, founded by sisters Raisa & Vanessa Sason in 2011.
Raisa and Vanessa Sason studied costume design for performance at London College of Fashion — their background in theater costumes can still be seen in all of their pieces. Every collection is designed to empower women, which is of utmost importance to the designers, through a modern and versatile design aesthetic.
Signature details are maximalist, strong, and dimensional and are created to amaze the spectator. Raisa & Vanessa’s clothing line debuted at Istanbul Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and since gained the attention of local communities, media and international celebrities such as Taylor Swift and Chrissy Teigen. In September 2019, they will debut the collection at New York Fashion Week. Key retailers include Moda Operandi, Luisa Via Roma and FWRD by Elyse Walker