Born and raised in Thailand, Tawanna Thara received her Fashion degree from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand before continuing her fashion studies abroad in the UK, specializing in Embroidery design. Thereafter at Parsons and FIT studying Fashion design and Pattern making. Having worked in a top embroidery fashion company who designs for high-end designers such as Phillip Lim, Anna Sui, Richard Chai, Rachel Roi and Nicole Miller,
Tawanna has gained much valuable experience in NYC. After working in the NY fashion industry for 3 years, she launched her eponymous collection “Thara” Spring’10 in 2009. Now Thara has over 30 boutique stores all over the US, UK and Dubai. In 2011, “Thara” introduced her new sister brand under the name of “Thea” by Thara catered for the Asian market. Her collections understands how women want to look in their everyday lives.
At the moment, Thea by Thara is renowned in the fashion industry of Thailand with 5 shops right now. Thea by Thara is also expanding quick in the international market, having opened in Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong kong and many boutique stores all over Asia Market.