By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch
Inspired by the idea of repurpose, Scottsdale resident Colin Jared founded fashion headband brand Multi-Colored-Animal (MCA). Jared creates unique headbands from recycled t-shirts to bring a fresh edge to purposeful style. Each piece is one-of-a-kind and
Jared began crafting his own headbands for playing recreational basketball and realized the best material to use was that of old t-shirts. This idea grew into a business venture when people started taking interest in the cool designs. MCA launched its website in 2016 and has been attending music festivals and artisan events since to bring its headbands to a fun audience.
Headbands on MCA’s site have styles that range from pictures of soaring eagles, famous
MCA not only stands for Multi-Colored-Animal but also for Music, Creativity and Art. Jared and his team work to support the artistic community and increase their network of creatively-driven people.
This year, MCA was selected as one of 19 brands chosen to participate in Phoenix Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer Bootcamp. The designs walked the runway this summer at the
Photos courtesy of www.MCAOvO.com.