Born and raised in Africa, Tanya Skaff aspired to become a designer from the tender age of 9. She graduated with a BA in fashion design and business management from Lebanese American University in collaboration with London College of Fashion, and Elie Saab.

She is a womenswear and menswear designer with a special interest in textiles and tailoring. Her practice is informed by a combination of story-telling and creating unique textiles with technology integration into traditional techniques. 

In 2017, Tanya was awarded the jury prize “Elie Saab internship for commitment to excellence and craftsmanship”.