Born and raised in Bahrain, Reem graduated from New York's Fashion Institute of Technology, which is the school of top designers like Carolina Herrera, Calvin Klein and Michael Kors. She was fortunate to intern under designers like Norisol Ferrari and Houghton, as well as attend numerous New York Fashion Week shows, such as Anna Sui's. After completing her studies in New York, Reem returned to Bahrain and started her own label            Reem BuQais-Rivera.

Reem BuQais-Rivera is a well-tailored luxury Ready-to-Wear brand with Latin and Middle Eastern influences as Reem comes from an Arab-Latin background. Reem's collections define a woman that embraces her natural elegance and expresses her individuality with confidence.