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"You must understand what the Parthenon Marbles mean to us. They are our pride. They are our sacrifices. They are our noblest symbol of excellence. They are a tribute to the democratic philosophy. They are our aspirations and our name. They are the essence of Greekness." ~ Melina Mercouri

How fitting that purple is the colour of nobility, much like the noble ideals of Melina Mercouri. With grace and elegance of a modern day Greek goddess, wear your Melina scarf with pride.

  • 100% Twill Silk 
  • Handcrafted in Greece 
  • 140cm x 140cm

 

EDITORIAL

Melina Mercouri

Melina was the one of the greatest female figures of modern Greece and known as the last Greek goddess. She was a striking woman, a stage and movie actress of international fame, and a politician who left her mark on Greek culture.

She was the first politician who fought for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures to their home, Greece, thus beginning the international campaign of their return.

According to political legend, every time Melina entered a room, her positive energy was so captivating and evident to everyone present that no one could ignore her, an unparalleled phenomenon. A truly powerful, successful and iconic woman.

 

Ethically made pieces offer the opportunity to invest in exceptional clothing that have been consciously crafted and last forever. 

 

All items in this collection are made-to-order resulting in extra luxurious, conscious pieces. Your uniquely made item will create less waste as well as lowering overall environmental impact and allowing for complete supply-chain transparency. Upon ordering, through a series of emails, you can follow your garment’s journey from silk screening in Soufli to hand-stitching in our Athens atelier to its arrival at your door. This process spans 3 weeks, with attention to detail and every care taken to create your special silk garment

 

For Mia Papaefthimiou setting up MIA PAPA as an ethical and ‘slow’ fashion brand dedicated to sustainable practices considering both people working on it and the planet was mandatory. For this reason, the brand has collaborated from day one with expertized local artisans who craft the entire production line by hand, from sewing to printing. 

Melina

€280.00Price
  • Your silk product is carefully handcrafted for you with love. 

    Please take good care of it, so you can enjoy it forever! 

    100% Natural Finest Silk , Dry Clean Only, Do Not Bleach, Do Not Spin, Do Not Tumble Dry, Warm Iron Inside Out

  • Due to the nature of the made-to-order production FW2021 capsule collection, please be advised that the production time is 3 weeks, and delivery times can vary. 

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