Since an early age, Marina Rahlin's various artistic interests always involved a strong passion for bright colors and unique textures. At age 10, Marina discovered Pop Art and decided to incorporate color, wit and humour into her own designs.
Marina's multi cultural background is paramount to her eclectic style, with Traditional influences from Ukraine , Russia and Israel. At age 20, Marina moved to Los Angeles to study Fashion Design at the Fashion Institute of design and merchandising; with her dream label in mind at all times, she decided to create high quality fashion with a strong emphasize on individuality, innovation and a retro "touch"...that's how POPAVINA was born.
POPAVINA by Marina Rahlin was created to bring unique, elegant, sexy, original and sophisticated pieces to the modern day fashionista. each creation is made to be non-seasonal and timeless. the ethos of her work is to capture a couture finish and an attention to detail within ready- to -wear clothing. her current signature style contains feminine silhouettes, big jewellery and lots of bows.
POPAVINA garments are inspired by various influences including Bossa Nova music, classic literature, and the great energy of Los Angeles.