MIRA HAYEK is a Beirut based ready-to-wear designer. Mira is obsessed with geometric shapes and motifs from which she draws inspiration to develop her silhouettes and details on her garments. She studied Graphic Design at the Lebanese American University in Beirut. Her formal industry training began in Milan, where she studied Fashion Design at Istituto Marangoni. She then pursued her masters in Fashion and Textile Design at Istituto Europeo di Design. After interning at the ateliers of Elie Saab in Beirut and Erdem in London, she was selected by the STARCH Foundation in Beirut to launch her first ready-to-wear collection in 2011. SINCE THEN, SHE HAS EMBARKED ON FURTHER FAME AS AN INTERNATIONAL WOOLMARK PRICE NOMINEE.