Ria was born and raised in Dubai, but has also gained a diverse and informed perspective through her visits worldwide and her multi-ethnic background. In her travels, Ria gravitated towards the raw and audacious grittiness of the urban grunge scene in LA and NYC. Conversely, she also resonated with the comfort, functionality and striking colours of Mediterranean fashion. The clothing of Ria Maria combines the best of both worlds. Girls now has a more exciting alternative to fashion.