Head Designer & CEO of Andiata
Tarja Rantanen established her own fashion brand, Andiata, in 1986 in Helsinki, Finland. Tarja wanted to empower women by creating feminine yet modern garments fitting all ages. She is known for her hard working spirit and meticulous taste, which are the most valuable qualities in the fashion industry. The determination led Andiata into being one of the top business fashion brands in Finland. Tarja’s impeccable eye for color and fit landed her some of the most prestigious fashion awards in Finland – the highly distinguished Gloria fashion Award in 1998, the Golden hanger Award in 2002 and the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award in 2011. Her dedication and passion remains as the heart of Andiata -inspiring all entrepreneur women to pursue their dreams.