We were fortunate enough to work with a talented Syrian refugee designer to produce our signature crochet pocket for the Refugee Collab Shirt Jacket.
Proceeds from the sale of the collab shirt design will go to supporting Syrians in their country with emergency supplies, comprehensive healthcare, and cash for basic needs, while ensuring the safety and empowerment of women and children.
Since 2011, war in Syria has taken more than 400,000 lives and left 13.5 million people in need of aid. Inside Syria, ongoing fighting has killed civilians, and decimated infrastructure and economic markets. Amid widespread violence, 2.7 million Syrian children have been forced to leave school.
Over 6.3 million people have been displaced by this conflict and 13.5 million need emergency assistance. Meanwhile, 4.9 million Syrians live in areas that are difficult or impossible for aid workers to reach. Women and children are particularly vulnerable to a range of safety issues including sexual violence, child labour, as well as physical and mental trauma.
Attacks on homes, schools and hospitals—continue to rise.
- Inspiration -
Damask (Arabic: from 'Damascus' - Capital of Syria) is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibers, with a pattern formed by weaving. Damasks are woven with one warp yarn and one weft yarn, usually with the pattern in warp-faced satin weave and the ground in weft-faced or sateen weave. Twill damasks include a twill-woven ground or pattern.