Get to know London-based Lebanese designer, Mira Mikati who thrives in chaos, optimism and excitement, she answered our very Standard Store Q&A.
Who are you, where do you live and what do you do?
Mira Mikati, I live in London and I am the creative director for Mira Mikati, a happy colourful and fun clothing brand.
What makes a Londoner?
Being positive and embracing changes that are constantly happening around you.
What is the favorite thing in your wardrobe right now?
One of my smiley Bombers.
Are you a morning person or a night owl?
I love waking up with the birds singing.
What advice would you give your 16-year-old self?
Dress how you feel, no rules, be happy in what you wear.
Name your style muse
Before I die, I’ll buy...
Where’s a favorite place you’ve traveled recently and why?
The Caribbean for the endless sunny days dancing on the beach to reggae music with my colorful favourite yellow skirt from my spring summer collection.
How do you approach to fashion and getting dressed?
The most important quality in Fashion for me is to be yourself.
Little secret: Difference is key. I‘ve Never been serious while choosing my outfits.
Sneaker, runner or trainer?
What or where would be your last meal on earth?
Surfing on a rainbow wave drinking the best matcha in the world.
What’s your poison?
A chocolate factory.
Locals Only -Tell me something about your hometown that I wouldn’t read about in the guidebooks.
The colourful town Ouzville also know as Ouzaii in Lebanon. So inspiring!