International designers confirm participation in “Bras for a Cause Middle East” competition

The Bras for a Cause competition, pioneered by One Wig Stand and Fustany.com, launched earlier this month. The project aims to fill the region’s existing fashion hole, as many women in the Middle East who have been affected by breast cancer are unable to find comfortable, affordable and fashionable bras to wear that will accommodate prostheses.

Organizers invite artists, students, graphic designers, illustrators, bloggers, breast cancer survivors and influential Middle Eastern figures to participate in the design competition. One of the entry categories is “The ‘Designer Piece’ Bra Design Category,” in which established fashion designers in the region may submit sketches. (Read about the other categories here)

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Take a look at some of the names of the well-known designers who have agreed to take part in the Bras for a Cause campaign. Click on the images to browse through their websites and designs: Continue reading

Bras for a Cause Design Competition Launches in the Middle East

A preview of this new design competition was posted a few days ago, and after days of planning, the Bras for a Cause team has finally launched the website, providing details for the eager designers wishing to take part (that includes me)! Artists, students, graphic designers, illustrators, bloggers, breast cancer survivors and influential Middle Eastern figures are invited to participate in this campaign to support breast cancer survivors and organizations in the region.

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This competition, pioneered by One Wig Stand and Fustany.com, aims to fill the region’s existing fashion hole, as many women in the Middle East who have been affected by breast cancer are unable to find comfortable, affordable and fashionable bras to wear that will accommodate prostheses.

Full details about the competition can be found on the website, but here’s a summary: Continue reading