Graduating from the University of Technology and Fashion Design, with a speciality in shoe and leather designing, Tatsiana Zakreuskaya  (the founder of TATYZ)  went on to win prizes for Young Shoe Designer of the Year 2004 and 2005 at the International Shoe & Leather Design Fairs, held in Moscow.

     She started her career designing shoe lasts, before embarking on her real passion, the designing and manufacture of  shoes, boots, sandals, handbags.

     Working for an exclusive design studio in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, Taty built up a network of clients including actors, singers, TV personalities and business leaders.

      In 2010 Taty launched her own brand, tatyZ, with her design studio based in Northern Thailand, and network of sales agents in Southeast Asia. She divides her time between her homes in Thailand and Belarus.