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MM hits Neiman Marcus and Santana Row

As soon as I got back from Europe last week, I had two events lined up. First up, presenting my work at Neiman Marcus at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto.  Big thanks to my good friends KC Wisdom and Seline Elin who invited me to participate, and to my friend and attorney Brad Carrick of Creative Startup Labs who came from San Francisco to support me as well as my good friend and new colleague Olga Kholodenko of OKO Handbags, and Olga Chervyakova from Olga Media.  And, of course, to my beautiful models who made it happen: Michelle Grey, Vigilant Sutherlin, and Trina-Palan-Soledad. In addition to showcasing my art and fashion, I presented the dresses with my patent-pending design...

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MM/OKO Launch Party, Sale and Fashion Show

I recently announced my Zodiac Bag Collection in collaboration with OKO Handbags. Now, the collection is ready to debut and we would like you to join us along with Creative Startup Labs, delicious sponsor Cake Angel and great music from DJ Kommander at the private University Club of San Francisco for this launch event, exclusive sale and runway fashion show. We cant wait! See you there. Info and tickets can be accessed RIGHT HERE courtesy of our partners at SPARXO.

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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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