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Introducing MM for OKO Zodiac Hand-Painted Leather Purse Collection

One of things I enjoy about being an artist and designer is the flexibility and freedom of collaborating with other artists and creating magic together. :) In December of last year, I attended a local holiday fair.  In the minute I opened the door and came inside the building where the event was taking place, I noticed a table with delicate leather bags and jewelry that took my breath away. At the same time, those amazing works of art looked very familiar and I realized that I recognized them from my friends' posts on Facebook.  Once I saw the woman standing next to the table, I recognized the creator behind the magic OKO leather handbags. We were friends on Facebook...

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Is Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery?

Hi everyone.  Recently, a situation was brought to my attention that  I found very interesting and I decided to write a blog post about it, as I very much value your opinion!  After my shows with models walking with my paintings in San Francisco, LA, New York, and Paris, I noticed another designer starting to do shows with a very similar style of models walking with paintings that match the dresses.  (In this case, not with her own paintings, but in a collaboration with another artist.)  As far as I know, Mariya Milovidova Art and Fashion was the first fashion design brand to set this art & fashion presentation trend in the fashion world, and to present art and fashion together in this style.  I...

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LA Fashion Week and The Mademoiselle French Collection Magazine Announcement

Dear friends, As some of you know I have done San Francisco,New York, and Paris Fashion Weeks. However, I haven't done LA until now, even though, LA is much closer than Paris and New York. Every single one of the Fashion Weeks I did was amazing and unique in it's own and one of the best things about it of course were the new connections of amazing friends and faithful customers I met along the way. I just came back from LA this week and although it was only a three day day. It feels that I spent much longer there because of how eventful that weekend was. The trip started with attending Style Fashion Week, where I ended up running...

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Announcing MM SS17 Collection & Debut at LA Fashion Week

Finally the spring is here :) The most romantic time of the year. When the sun is shining, flowers are blooming, skirts get shorter, fabric becomes lighter, and the hearts start beating fast! As it gets warmer, I am happy to share some news with you my dear friends. My Spring / Summer 2017 Cosmopolitan collection is here!  This collection  is inspired by my love for travel and world music. Functionality and sensuality are the words the describe this collection. There will be something for everyone including variety of styles, colors, lengths, and flexibility of dress sizing. As some of you may know, I recently came up with a patent pending design with lacing on the sides that provides size...

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Announcing MM on UGallery

Today is a big day for MM Art & Fashion ... especially the "Art" side!  I am proud to announce that I am now exhibiting and selling my original paintings on UGallery, the leading curated online art gallery.  It has been an exciting development because the owner actually found me last year and invited me to exhibit but I was busy at that time.  I finally had a chance to follow up and get things set up and I have been impressed with both the process and the support.  It is great to have the world-wide reach of the gallery, but have them headquartered right here in the Bay.   Here is my artist page.  I initially have 6 pieces...

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