Rauza Bayazit, a high-end fashion designer based in New York City, was born and raised in Almaty, Kazakhstan. After having worked in financial and legal fields for over 10 years, fashion design remained Rauza’s true passion and she has taken a step forward and launched her own clothing line. The main idea and concept behind the Rauza Bayazit brand are exclusivity, luxury, high quality and connection to the rich Kazakh culture. It is designed for women who prefer classics with a twist of modern chic, as well as for those who appreciate exclusivity and handwork. Main materials used in the line are fur, leather, hand painted silks and silk chiffons as well as precious metals such as silver and gold, giving each garment a special charisma, individuality and beauty. Aside from the apparel, the collection also includes silver and gold-plated silver belts, silk and silk chiffon scarves, and jewelry.