Born and trained in Europe, Dijana started her design career at age 12, where she was inspired by her family’s work in the textile industry.  
Her grandmother and mother were seamstresses who laid the foundation for her knowledge in couture tailoring, excellent fabrics, and elegant design.  

Looking to perfect and keep her sewing and designing skills up-to-date, Dijana enrolled at University of Textiles and Design Technology in former Yugoslavia where she mastered her tailoring skills. She won awards and accolades with her edgy, tailored and extremely smart designs that show her sensibility to form, shape and richness -- without excess.

Dijana moved to the United States in 1996 and established her brand  in metro Detroit, her home.