Laasya Palicha: Selected Saffron

Laasya Palicha holds a BFA in Fashion Design, having graduated from the Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago. After collecting and presenting her senior year collection at the Richard Dreyfuss Fashion show in Chicago, she was regarded as an upcoming talent. Her emphasis on learning new techniques led to her showing interest in the business of fashion. She then studied the fashion industry while focusing on sustainable initiatives that would help impact the production and distribution of apparel. 

Laasya graduated from Morris Graduate School of Management with a major in Business administration and a minor in Finance in 2009 before moving to New York City. She pursued a career in fashion and business management. She’s currently a brand management leader with 15 years of vast experience in Customer Experience, Enablement, sales operations, and Data-driven leadership strategy with an unsurpassed work ethic. 

With her experience in the industry, Laasya has showcased her excellence for successfully increasing sales and production, streamlining processes, and reducing costs working with startup and global corporate organizations. She’s also a competent and skilled relationship manager establishing c level relationships and navigating difficult conversations. Additionally, she’s known for her experience in training, management, cross-functional strategy development, and execution. 

Laasya is a member of the AllInforma Advance Network focused on Diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Therefore, she was selected as a rising star in 2021, focusing on executive coaching opportunities and fast-track to global leadership. 

Laasya Palicha: Saffron

Saffron is one of the world’s renowned spices that’s derived from the stigmas of the Saffron flower. It’s bright yellowish-red in color. Production of 1 gram of Saffron takes about 150 flowers. The stigmas were carefully handpicked. It’s used for spicing and colorizing global cuisine, adding delicate floral aroma. A few strands are enough to add color and flavor to an entire dish. 

What are Saffron’s health benefits?

It contains antioxidants. It’s a source of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc. It’s also rich in vitamin A, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, and vitamin C, therefore known to have some associated health benefits. Recent research said that Saffron might improve eyesight, boost memory, reduce muscle pains, regulate blood sugar levels, and prevent cancer, among other health benefits.


Among the world’s spices, Saffron is well known and highly recommended by the world’s greatest chefs. Besides adding a great flavor to different cuisines,  it also has some health benefits and also helps in boosting your body’s immune system response. Laasya Palicha is also a certified Health Coach and a yoga enthusiast.