Morcos and a model wearing one of her creations. (Photo courtesy of Woolmark Prize)
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The funky, conceptual women's wear by Lebanese designer Rayya Morcos will compete this year among finalists in the prestigious International Woolmark Prize.Morcos founded her own fashion label Bird on a Wire in 2009 and released her first women's wear collection Heterotropies in 2012, featuring a moldable metal technology.During the regional round, Morcos was up against fellow Lebanese women's wear designer Lara Khoury, who was also a semifinalist the year before. Both Morcos and Khoury got their initial boost as part of Rabih Kayrouz' designer incubator The Starch Foundation.
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