Behnaz Sarafpour is a New York City-based designer who introduced a line of women’s apparel bearing her name in 2001. She attended Parsons School of Design, where she was honored with the Golden Thimble Award, and has held design positions at Isaac Mizrahi, Narciso Rodriguez, Richard Tyler, Anne Klein, and Barneys New York. Her collections are presented in New York with the aid of various sponsors.Her Spring 2005 sponsor, Tiffany & Co., allowed her to present the collection. at the jewelry company’s 5th Avenue flagship store. She is Persian-American.Sarafpour is a member of CFDA, through which a close relationship began after her nomination for the Swarovski Perry Ellis Award for ready to wear in 2002, 2003, and 2005.