was born and raised in Palm Beach, Fl. She has spent much time traveling the world with her family. Going to some of the most beautiful places such as Egypt, Dubai, Singapore, Spain, and Hawaii just to name a few. The ability to travel helped give her appreciation and imagination to develop her style.
She graduated from the International Academy of Design and Technology with her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Merchandising. She is currently attending the Academy of Art to receive her Master of Fine Arts in Fashion Design. She has been focusing her time on her clothing label and showing her collections in fashion shows.
Mia was selected to show her Spring/ Summer collection Sheer Dreamland at Millenia Fashion Week 2011. She recently was awarded first place in Jacksonville Fashion Week 2012 as an emerging designer for her Spring/Summer collection Sheer Dreamland. She also has shown her fall collection Super natural at Orlando Fashion Week 2012. Her Winter/ Holiday collection En Pointe was shown at IMAGINE 2012 where she was awarded best senior collection. She also has received the entrepreneur award from the International Academy of Design and Technology, which highlights alumni that have had success in their field.
She was a top finalist in the emerging designer contest held by Harriet’s Park Avenue Fashion Week 2012. In this contest Mia was able to showcase her skills in a project runway type challenge. She had to design a complete look with only a box of construction materials. Also the look had to be completed in only 10 days. After completing the challenge her design was showcased in a runway show at Park Avenue Fashion Week 2012. She was recently featured in Orange Appeal Magazine Jan/Feb 2013 issue.
Most recently one of her designs graced the cover of Jacksonville Magazine March 2013 Issue. Mia was invited to Jacksonville Fashion week 2013 to show her collection En Pointe. She is a featured designer at Orlando Fashion week 2013. Mia Also won the cover “look” contest for Orlando Fashion Week 2013. Her winning “look” can be seen in the April 2013 Issue of Orlando Style Magazine.
Her designs set her apart from any other designer Mia’s designs are classic silhouettes with a fresh twist. She aspires to one day have her designs sold in boutiques and resorts around the world.