Fashion Designer Lily Samii. Photo by Nathan DeHart
For the first time in her storied fashion career, designer Lily Samii shares personal moments of success and defeat in her new book, A Journey Through Life & Fashion, published by Lucia|Marquand. The beautiful, large format, coffee table tome is not simply a picturesque objet d’art; it provides a rare glimpse into Samii’s fascinating private life, from her noble Iranian upbringing, to the runways of Paris. A moving story of love, loss, and the dreams that fueled one of the most successful fashion careers in San Francisco, A Journey Through Life & Fashion proves both inspirational and aspirational.
Photos by Nathan DeHart
Samii’s background includes positions with the famed costume department of Paramount Pictures, with designer James Galanos, and as an apprentice with Oscar winning designer Edith Head. After a move to Northern California, Samii opened her own boutique, LYZ in