Dina Khalifé is a graduate of the School of Architecture and Graphic Design at the American University of Beirut. She worked at regional design firms including Mind the Gap and Mohtaraf Beirut Graphics before pursuing a Master’s degree in Textile Design and Surfaces at the renowned Instituto Europeo di Design in Madrid. After her studies Dina joined famous Spanish fashion house, Bimba & Lola where she established herself as a designer creating scarves, jewelry and hats. Following her passion for colors and textiles, Dina Khalifé conceives her own brand in September 2011 through Starch foundation. She returned to Beirut to join the Starch team as a textile and accessory designer. It was from there that Dina launched her eponymous label.