The life and times of fashion designer Lily Samii, from early life in Iran to her Bay Area boutique LYZ
This book invites readers to step inside the mesmerizing world of San Francisco-based Iranian fashion designer Lily Samii. From her upbringing in Iran to the runways of Paris, Lily Samii: A Journey through Life and Fashion takes readers on a fascinating journey through Lily Samii's incredible life. We learn about her magnificent life in Iran and her secret obsession with fabrics, nature and movement as a young child; we travel with her across the globe and peek into the glamorous world of Hollywood and costume design where she was trained by Edith Head and James Galanos; and we join Samii as she opens her iconic Bay Area boutique, LYZ, which was the talk of the town for 30 years, recognized by national fashion magazines including Harper's Bazaar, Vogue and Women's Wear Daily. From LYZ, Samii launched her career as a couture designer with gowns and outfits for celebrities and influential women in politics, society, philanthropy and the arts.