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Zaira Christa Barakat, born March 28, 2004, is a British fashion designer and pianist. She founded her fashion label, Zaira Christa, in 2022 and debuted during London Fashion Week 2023. Her achievements include a feature in Vogue magazine and Vanity Fair. She is currently a second year student at the University of Oxford, reading music.

During the summer of 2022, Zaira designed and produced her first couture pieces, which were worn at her 18th birthday debut. An elegant and extravagant set of three dresses was showcased for her guests at her party, alongside an impromptu piano performance. The culmination of her efforts in both forms of art were displayed with a high level of passion and intricacy at this event.


Zaira Christa began her fashion career with House of iKons during London Fashion Week in February 2023. Her debut was a collection of 21 couture dresses, aiming to highlight the beauty of the feminine figure and silhouette. Her designs were featured in the April 2023 issue of both Vanity Fair and British Vogue.


Her career continued soon after at the September London Fashion Week, where her second collection was showcased.

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