Meet the designer
TA MARBOTA founder and chief designer Rawan Azhar has always been a sort of explorer. A young wife and mother for three children, Rawan graduated from King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah with a degree in Management Information Systems. Her passion to learn, create and innovate led her to design her own abayas in the early days of 2010. Soon the demand, from family, friends and acquaintances, for such creations surprised and delighted her, giving her a glimpse of what could be if she follows her dream.
The attitude in which Rawan Azhar approaches her work is refreshing and inspiring in the same time. She sees opportunities when others overlook them. She is always willing to move forward even when others shy away from such challenges. The hard work has paid off; her abayas are carried in trendy and elite local, regional and online boutiques. In a sense, you can think of Rawan Azhar start in the design world as accidental, but nothing is accidental about her beautiful designs or her focus on learning and development. In fact, her unrelenting and steady passion for experimentation and innovation makes her a design force as well as a vibrant contributor to the cultural and creative community in Saudi Arabia and the gulf.