Noa Raviv and Sharon Ezra are on the list of Israel’s promising young talents published by Forbes magazine
Young, successful, creative and promising: The prestigious Forbes Israel magazine chose Noa Raviv and Sharon Ezra – graduates of the Department of Fashion Design - to be a part of their "30 under 30" list. The two stood out among hundreds of other young talents from different fields thanks to their professional achievements, the public acknowledgment they achieved and future expectations from them.
"Not many fashion designers receive such great success in their first years", Forbes wrote on Noa Raviv, who burst upon the fashion scene with the marvelous final project “Hard Copy” were she featured 3D printing. The project won her the Fini Leitersdorf Excellence Prize.
Since that project, Raviv’s work has been covered by the international press, featured in popular fashion magazines, and presented in different galleries and competitions including 3D Print Show in London where she beat other well-known designers and was chosen as the best designer of 2014.
Recently Raviv was chosen to participate in the annual fashion exhibition by the Metropolitan Museum in New York, alongside some of the leading designers in the world today including Yve Saint Laurent, Chanel, and Alber Elbaz. The exhibition, Manus x Machina, is considered one of the main events held at the museum, and it reviews the development of elite fashion from the end of the 19th century to our days. The exhibition will include over 100 unique clothing sets from around the world.
An entrepreneur and a global success story: the glasses brand by Sharon Ezra (photo: PR)
"I started sewing with my grandmother and just kept on from there", said Sharon Ezra to Forbes of her path for success. After serving at a top intelligence unit at The Israeli Defense Force, she enrolled at The Department of Fashion Design at Shenkar. Afterwards she continued to peruse her education and enrolled for a master’s degree at the Marangoni institute in Milan, one of the leading design schools in the world.
Today she is a lecturer at Marangoni, brand consultant and running her sun glasses brand Quattrocento Eyewear which she founded.