"I love my job because fashion is part of who I am, and helping people is what I enjoy,” ~ Ola Hawatmeh
Her eclectic, dynamic clothing designs have graced the runways of New York, Kansas City, Los Angeles, and St. Louis.
Ola Hawatmeh has been nominated and received “St. Louis Top business Women in Business Awards in 2014 & again in 2016 by STL Small Business Monthly. Ola has also been nominated most influential woman in St. Louis by Alive Magazine. Her business is her passion, and she applies her success at it to assist other individuals and organizations.
Ola doesn’t just give back, she also pays it forward!
Incorporating this balance is Hawatmeh’s claim to fame, her compassion, along with her unpredictability and completely unique designs. Hawatmeh believes that fashion should be fun, free and individual and she doesn’t disappoint with her flair for the unexpected and disdain for following trends in her own line. The rich colors and textures of traditional art, clothing and culture helped to mold Ola’s affinity for bright, bold colors, unique pattern making and keen eye for detail and quality. “I am inspired by different cultures, my hometown of New York City and the bright lights. When people wear my designs, I want them to close their eyes and dream of different cultures, bold, lovely colors and people singing in the rain,” Ola shares. While her designs focus on women ages 18-35, some of her more classically styled evening gowns, evening wear and cocktail dresses are fitting for women of all ages and sizes. She designs remarkably tailored, custom menswear as well, including suits, t shirts, and slacks.