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Shirin Guild (born 1946) is a contemporary British Iranian fashion designer. Her label was established in London, in 1991. Shirin Guild was born in 1946 and grew up in Iran. Prior to the 1978 revolution she moved to Los Angeles and then to London where she lives today.Guild's career in fashion started when she began to design clothes for herself because she could not find items she liked in the shops. When her designs were demanded by other women she decided to launch her own label. Apart from some tuition from a London Saint Martin's School of Art tutor Shirin Guild is a self-taught fashion designer. The Shirin Guild label was launched in 1991 by Shirin and her husband, the interior decorator Robin Guild. It is an independent company which produces three collections of womenswear a year. Shirin Guild's work is widely mentioned in the media, as well as in academic publications and creations of the label have been selected by leading international museums and educational institutions, including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York for their permanent collections.