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IDRS Files #6: Mia Fioravanti

Her minimalist designs are inspired by a long family history in the wool industry, but the result is totally modern.

By Conor Romack August 11, 2014

Mia Fioravanti is no newbie to the Seattle design stage. She’s been showing off her textural, past-meets-present pieces around town for over two decades, bouncing around between a number of shops over the years including Juniper, Momo, and Clementine. In recent weeks, she's settled into a cozy Beacon Hill space all her own where loyal patrons and passersby alike can check out her work: part-shop, part-studio, and shared with longstanding letterpress printer Day Moon Press.

Click through the slide show for a look at some of the IDRS contestant's designs and a sneak preview of the pieces she'll be showing on the runway in September.

Designing and constructing clothing has been a lifelong pursuit for Fioravanti, who taught herself to sew when she was only eight years old.
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