Designer Jasmin Shokrian founded her LA-based atelier in 2002 and in 2008 introduced a capsule collection under her label called Draft No. 17. Known for her handmade, architectural designs, she was the recipient of the Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award and International Design Award for Haute Couture in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Prior to launching her label, Shokrian studied painting, film, and sculpture at the Arts Institute of Chicago.
"I want people to be moved emotionally by what they see, and moved to wear it as a genuine self expression of confidence."