Our story

STRAW

ReMade | ReDuced | ReCycled

Our Story

STRAW

IN SUSTAINABLE WE TRUST

Our story

STRAW

CURATED WITH PURPOSE

Our story

STRAW

TOGETHER WE RISE

ABOUT THE BRAND

Straw is a humble, young and ticking brand – we learn as we grow, striving to create and curate ethically made products that take you on an incredible journey of modern design and beautiful craftsmanship.

Our fashion and home accessories are chic, disruptive and purposeful for spirited and enterprising women, who emphasise individuality. She has a sense of value, is grounded, yet lives life on her own terms wherein the choices she makes both feel good and do good.

MISSION

“A thriving brand with a chic and disruptive product mix and a positive shopping experience, forging a connection between people, product and a purpose.”

HOW IT ALL BEGAN

Extremely passionate about design and fine craftsmanship - inspired by varied cultures, beautiful stories and creative people, Sonam and Varun co-founded Straw in 2019. Raised in Mumbai, India, Sonam received her jewellery design and manufacturing education at the Gemmological Institute of America and began her fifteen year career as a fine jewellery designer and consultant. She brings her extensive creative experience and industry relationships to Straw as the CEO, looking into administration, marketing and product development. Varun is the CEO of Livedarshan & Founder of LiveD associated with integrating security and surveillance solutions to secure Indian Defense Facilities, War Ships & War Submarines. Varun at Straw is involved in shaping the company's strategies, finances, culture and initiating future growth.

“We believe that artisans, like creativity have no boundaries, therefore we collaborate and curate products from around the globe that celebrate design, diversity and sustainability – this truly marks the identity of our brand!”
-Sonam Shah
Co Founder Straw