Most recently seen in the newest season of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” alongside his godmother Kyle Richards, and in the Covergirl x Bustle “GENDNA” campaign, young fashion designer and beauty guru, Matt Sarafa is best known for his extreme talent as a fashion designer and makeup expert. Being one of the youngest designers to show twice at New York Fashion Week, and at Paris Fashion Week, his clothing line “FAKE” which is now being sold at Kyle Richards boutique stores, “Kyle by Alene Too” in Beverly Hills, New York City, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, as well as on Matt’s online store MATTSARAFA.COM.
Currently appearing in new episodes of this season’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” Matt’s clothing line FAKE took off and has been gaining wild popularity throughout the elite social scene in both Beverly Hills and NYC. After his first episode aired, Matt sold out of his faux fur line with no signs of slowing down. Debuting in the spring of 2017 at New York Fashion Week, “FAKE” is Matt’s take on high-end, ready-to-wear street fashion. Featuring luxurious faux fur coats and various graphic shirts, as well as sweatshirts, Matt continues moving forward in fashion by bringing hi-end and street wear together. Along with the clothes for the line, Matt released an exclusive jewelry line that has continued to flourish and sell out on his website. The line includes rings, knuckle rings, necklaces, chokers, hand chains, and more.
Matt’s line “ROLEPLAY,” which made its debut during Paris Fashion Week in the fall of 2017 blurs the lines between ready-to-wear pieces, mixed with different textures, and high-end couture. The remarkably talented young designer has drawn inspiration from every aspect of his life. Holding true to his belief that fashion is for everyone and knows no gender, “ROLEPLAY” continues continue to show Matt’s talent for creating beautiful pieces of clothing that will give his wearers confidence to be who they are. The fun spring collection features many bright and fun pastel colors including baby blue, millennial baby pink and more. Created for both women and men, “ROLEPLAY” features pieces that are unlike anything his has shown before, that will once again show how gifted Matt is when it comes to creating for the world of fashion.
Growing up in Manhattan Beach, California, Matt always had an artistic side and was passionate about drawing and painting since he was a child. After binge watching an entire season of “Project Runway” with his mother at the age of 7, he knew fashion was his true calling. He then learned how to hand sew from his grandmother and eventually began taking classes to perfect his technique. Growing up in the age of YouTube, Matt started his own channel which features makeup tutorials and fashion tips and advice, which is watched by thousands of budding fashionistas looking for a little help and inspiration. This caught the attention of producers for “Project Runway: Threads,” which aired in 2014. A fan favorite on that show, Sarafa was a no-brainer choice for producers when the networks newest show “Project Runway Juniors” aired in October of 2015.
When Matt isn’t busy launching his new clothing line, building his fashion empire, or spending time studying as a sophomore at UCLA, Matt loves giving back working with charities such as Life World, Children’s Hospital LA and the Pink Lotus Foundation.
Undoubtedly one of the most talented new generation of designers