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Fashion & Textiles

Year of study
2nd Year

Heriot Watt University

Functional jacket for refugees. Ester‘s project aims to help Syrian refugees that have been forced to leave their country, by creating a waterproof jacket.

The jacket is unisex, it has a formal look and turns into a functional backpack. It has a hidden hood and a strap around the waist which fits female figure. It also has an A4 pocket for documents in the back.

The jacket can also by turned into a backpack with adjustable straps which can carry important documents. The project is made out of Gore-Tex fabric and is therefore completely waterproof.