Robin Dameshe Shumays is an up-and-coming African-American fashion designer based in Long Island NY. Heavily influenced by Indian, Japanese, Middle Eastern and African culture and textiles, hennaflower is a unique fusion couture line with a fun, flirty ethnic edge. In 2013, Robin launched her baby dress line, littlewowwa, inspired by her daughter, Mehrunnisa. In 2016 she launched a dance wear line, which is still in the developing stages. Not just a fashion designer, Robin is a multi-disciplinary artist who has worked professionally as a web developer and graphic designer, model, and currently co-runs and performs Middle Eastern Dance with the Arabic Music and Dance Ensemble Zikrayat alongside her husband, violinist Sami Abu Shumays.

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