Pegah Anvarian

Pegah Anvarian, also known as Pegah Anvarian Watson,[1] is an Iranian-born American fashion designer, fashion stylist,[2] creative director,[3] and interior designer.[1] She had her own fashion design label from 2005 until spring 2008.[4][5][6] Her design work has shown at Los Angeles Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. Anvarian worked as the creative director for Three Dots fashion label, starting 2009.[3][7][6] Starting in 2014, she is the creative director of Poetry & Prose fashion label.[citation needed]

Pegah Anvarian
Other namesPegah Anvarian Watson
OccupationFashion designer, fashion stylist, creative director, interior designer


Pegah Anvarian was born in Iran, and was raised in Dallas, Texas.[8][4] Her father was a photographer and her mother was an educator.[9] Her mother taught her to sew at age six, and two years later she was designing clothing at the age of eight.[9] She never attended any formal design school.[8]


Anvarian began a year tour with the American rock band The B-52's as their stylist.[when?][citation needed] She also designed the costumes for one of The B-52s music video.[10] This early career allowed Anvarian to relocate to New York City in 1996.[8]

She had no previous design experience, but it was her entrepreneurial mindset that allowed her to create her own pieces and designs.[citation needed] Anvarian is known for her draped jersey tops and dresses,[11] as well as a cashmere jersey knit dress that became her signature piece.[2] In Fall 2003, she presented her line at Los Angeles Fashion Week for her first collection that debuted. In Fall 2004, her work featured many low cuts and off-the-shoulder tops, and halter tunics.[2] In 2007, she debuted at New York Fashion Week and her work included leather and textured-wool bubble jackets and bolero jackets, and it was noted she had some fit issues with her bottoms.[8][12] Her 2007, work was astrology-themed in dark colors, this included star prints, tissue-thin washed wool tops, jersey dresses with low tops, draped coats, and biker jackets with fitted sleeves.[10] In spring 2008, her own fashion label closed.[6]

Santino Rice worked under Anvarian, prior to his involvement with the television series Project Runway in 2005.[13]

Her fashion has been seen on celebrities such as Rachel Zoe,[10] Tracee Ellis Ross,[14] Cameron Diaz, LeAnn Rimes, and Naomi Watts. She has been spotted in many publications such as Lucky, The New York Times,[11] The Los Angeles Times,[3] W magazine, Washington Post,[15] and Harper's Bazaar.

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  1. ^ a b Moore, Booth (2021-04-15). "L.A. Retailer Des Kohan Doubling Down on Brick-and-Mortar With New Space". WWD. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  2. ^ a b c "L.A. Fashion Week Fall '04: Pegah Anvarian". April 9, 2004. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  3. ^ a b c "Style Profile: A few questions for Pegah Anvarian, Three Dots' new creative director". LA Times Blogs - All The Rage. Los Angeles Times. 2009-09-24. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  4. ^ a b Bolin, Jackie (September 16, 2004). "Dallas native is Hollywood's newest fashion star". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 5 December 2012.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "Interview: Pegah Anvarian". Texas Monthly. September 2008. Archived from the original on 2014-10-10. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  6. ^ a b c Magner, Erin (2009-02-06). "Pegah Anvarian Connects with Three Dots". Racked LA. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  7. ^ Moore, Booth (3 April 2004). "Into the spirit". LA Times. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  8. ^ a b c d "Iranian-born designer poised for Fashion Week debut". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  9. ^ a b "Pegah's dream". Fall 2005. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  10. ^ a b c Moore, Booth (2007-02-03). "Eastern parade". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  11. ^ a b Jacobs, Mark (2005-01-23). "STYLE; Wardrobe!". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  12. ^ Moore, Booth (2007-02-09). "Designs for luscious living". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  13. ^ Moore, Booth (July 26, 2006). "Life After Project Runway". The Palm Beach Post, and Los Angeles Times. p. 1E, 8E. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  14. ^ "Tracee Ellis Ross revela que já usou bolsa Birkin falsa no Emmy Awards". Metrópoles (in Brazilian Portuguese). 2021-02-19. Retrieved 2022-02-07.
  15. ^ "Skinny Models and Sheep". Washington Post. Retrieved 5 December 2012.

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