Melina Silk Scarf


"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



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.


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.

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