//Words: José Berrocoso//
“My inspiration is a natural process that correlates to whatever I’m experiencing in life, or whatever I’m inspired by during that particular season. I’m also very inspired by the studio, just being there and watching the construction process really generates so many ideas and concepts for me”
Bazza Alzouman was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1983. Early on in childhood, Bazza’s mother realized her talent for putting clothes together and her eye for fit. After graduating from high school in Kuwait, Bazza went on to earn her BA in Business Administration from Boston University in 2005 with honors while taking sewing classes outside of college.
In 2011, Bazza moved to New York to attend the Parsons School of Design and pursue her passion full time, earning her AAS degree in fashion design in December 2012. During her time at
Parsons, Bazza worked with designer Naeem Khan, further cementing her love for eveningwear. Her multi-cultural upbringing has influenced her design aesthetic.
Bazza is a supporter of ethical fashion. All aspects of the brand, from the design, sampling, to production are managed from the Bazza Alzouman studio in Kuwait.
For this Spring Summer 2020, the Kuwaiti designer trained in Parsons New York puts together an ethereal exploration of tulle. In the absence of embellishments that have become synonymous with eveningwear by Middle Eastern designers, Bazza sets her design ethos apart by playing on texture and volume, creating dramatic textures and putting together decadent layers of tulle to take the form of billowing gowns, dramatic dresses and separates.
Classic colours of black and white are contrasted with soft hues of pale blush pink, marigold yellow and a touch of neutrals.
Her prowess in designing form-flattering silhouettes is evident each creation, ensuring every cut and accent is thoroughly thought of, bringing attention to the elegance of the female matic dresses and separates. figure.