What inspired you to start Iryna Shalom, and how did you get started in the fashion industry?

Growing up, I always loved Fashion. I started sewing since an early age and was fascinated, but different types and qualities of materials. I always imagined different styles of clothing just by touching a material. Out of all the times, Iryna Shalom was born during Covid at a time when peace was shattered in the whole world, chaos & fear. That created urgency in my dream,to bring peace and fashion together during the unknown times.

What sets Iryna Shalom apart from other luxury women's clothing brands on the market?

Iryna Shalom is handmadein USA, outof bestquality materials and stands for natural fabrics ONLY.

Could you describe your design process, and where you draw inspiration from?

Every design starts with focusing on: Iryna Shalom believes that Every woman should look beautiful and comfortable at All times. The inspiration comes from THE Creator, GOD.

What are some of your favorite materials to work with, and why?

My favorite and the hardest material to work with is Silk. It’s one of the best materials to highlight the Femininity, gentleness, softness and Beauty - as my passion is to bring femininity back to fashion industry.

What type of woman do you see wearing Iryna Shalom, and what kind of occasions would your clothing be perfect for?

Every woman should be able to wear Iryna Shalom - but the highlight of my brand is to bring colors & designs to the world of business women.

What are some of your favorite pieces from your current collection, and why?

Every piece in my current collection is unique and worthy of its own highlight, YET current collection coats I would highlight the most. Coat comes in 2 colors, made outof cashmerewool blend with crafted genuine leather Sleeves which are removable for a versatile style and look. The entire coat is lined with silk material which gives you the Luxurious feel.

How do you stay up-to-date with the latest fashion trends, while still maintaining your brand's unique aesthetic?

Of course, I keep up with the current fashion trends. However I add the unique, feminine, & classic touch, as a Signature of Iryna Shalom.

What advice would you give to someone who is interested in pursuing a career in fashion design?

I believe success in the fashion industry requires talent, vision and strong work ethic. For those dreaming of making a splash in fashion I advise taking risks and having grit as belief and one’s self is essential for success.

Can you describe a time when you overcame a challenge while running your business, and what you learned from the experience?

One of the challenges I ran into during Covid when IopenIryna Shalom businesswas lackof finding good quality material. Many businesses were closed or materials were out of stock. I decided to fly to Italy to find and handpick the right materials for my fashion line. I had no time to wait. Am I glad I did!!!!!

What are your future plans for Iryna Shalom, and what can we expect to see from your brand in the coming months and years?

The near future plans for Iryna Shalom is to make it’s clothing line available to every woman around the world. In the future I also would like to bring children and menswear to the line.


"Iryna Bejan, the owner and designer of Iryna Shalom, has always been captivated by the art of fashion and sewing. Even as a child growing up in Ukraine, she was fascinated by the intricate details and endless possibilities that could be created through the combination of fabrics, cuts, and styles.
With a passion for creativity and an unwavering commitment to quality, Iryna honed her skills over the years, constantly imagining new pieces and ways to bring her unique vision to life. It was only a matter of time before she finally realized her dream and launched her own luxury women's clothing brand. As a believer Iryna stands firmly on the belief that God is "clothing us in everything we need". So many of her pieces are inspired by God's nature and Iryna's relationship with Him.
Today, Iryna's designs are known for their impeccable attention to detail, luxurious fabrics, and timeless elegance. Each piece is carefully crafted by hand, ensuring that every stitch is perfect and every detail is just right. And with a focus on versatility and wearability, Iryna's clothing is designed to be a staple in any woman's wardrobe, perfect for everything from special occasions to everyday wear.
But Iryna's passion for fashion goes beyond just the clothes themselves. She believes that fashion is a way to express oneself, to present oneself to the world in a way that is both unique and authentic. And with her designs, she strives to help women feel confident, empowered, and beautiful in their own skin.
Outside of her work with Iryna Shalom, Iryna is a dedicated member of her community, always striving to balance her personal life with her passion for fashion. She is also a proud resident of Portland, OR, where she finds inspiration in the city's natural beauty and creative energy.
As she looks to the future, Iryna is excited to continue pushing the boundaries of fashion and design, creating new pieces and styles that are both timeless and innovative. With her eye for detail, commitment to quality, and boundless creativity, she is sure to leave a lasting mark on the world of fashion."