Born and raised in France to Algerian parents, Faiza Bouguessa was introduced to the world of fashion very early. Faiza’s first encounter with garment making took place during her young years while spending time with her grandmother who was a seamstress herself, and who taught her the basics of knitting and sewing. What started as a hobby soon turned into a passion which led her to take numerous internships in tailor shops while studying English literature in university. Through these internships she learned the basics of pattern making and developed an understanding for fabric characteristics.
BOUGUESSA is a luxury Ready-to-wear label that embodies the classic and the contemporary. Drawing inspiration from art, architecture, and global culture, BOUGUESSA combines straight-lined designs with elegant sophistication; a refined statement that beautifies women and glorifies their personality. A combination of high quality fibers and elaborate craftsmanship—each design exudes a spirit of true lightness creating a new and fresh minimal Fashion identity.At the center of BOUGUESSA in an ethos of minimalist sophistication and feminine elegance for today’s women. The designs merge the latest global trends to Middle Eastern fashion. Inspired by Art, Architecture and Global Culture, the signature designs lie in highly modern silhouettes, bold lines, geometric precision and great attention to details