Mia Jafari is a Central Saint Martins and Goldsmiths graduate who launched her own line of unique scarves last year. Her creative collection combines prints of Christian Louboutin heels, gem-entrusted birds and beetles, skulls, shades, cosmetics and Hamsa hands on square pieces of silk. Here are a few photos of her “Berrypolitan” scarf:
Mia Jafari is one of the designers taking part in the Bras for a Cause Middle East competition this summer. It will be interesting to see how her design aesthetic will translate on a bra or t-shirt!
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)
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 →