► MILA FARGO | THE MF ATELIER
Mila Fargo is a Spanish-American; Artist/Designer, Director and Singer/Songwriter. Hailing from Los Angeles California. Fargo's couture designs have been worn, notably by hosts of the Live Academy Awards "Oscars" at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Fargo was born on September 20th 1989, is the youngest of three and has been surrounded by fashion since birth. Fargo's parents; Mother, Sarah worked as a seamstress. Creating leather fashion and costumes for pop music icon Madonna in the mid 1980's. And later with the Walt Disney Company. And Fargo's father, worked as a cutter in swimwear for vintage rock Designer Betsey Johnson, 20+ years. Fashion is embedded in the blood; growing up Fargo took to this naturally and showed an early aptitude, winning awards for art works in high school. At 17, discovering his talents, Fargo left conventional school early to devote entirely to the Arts. Honing in to the cultivation of his craft. While Fargo is self-taught, In college he went on to study; Art, Design and Music at SMC in Santa Monica. Artwork has been exclusively exhibited in influential gallery instillation's throughout Los Angeles.
2011, Fargo released his first graduate Haute Couture Collection; FALL 2012 entitled "Armada De V" ( Army of V ) at The Los Angeles California Market Center ( CMC ). A provocative show; Models slithered down the runway to strange music, remixed by Fargo of Artist: B'jork - 'Army of Me'. Which was the musical inspiration of his debut collection. Wearing; Lace blind folds, big untamed hair and torn latex gloves. Iconic looks from the show; The Liquid Samurai top, Sharkskin chainmail leggings and Gold Samurai gown. The show was a huge success; audience members, Industry leaders and fashionistas immediately lined up backstage to meet the new designer.
2012, under the newly formed MF Label. Fargo debuted the first line of RTW | Eco-Luxe T - Collection SPRING SUMMER 2012 entitled 'ARTCYNIC'. Fargo's artworks expressed on various subjects ( Society, Pop-culture, Art, Science, Nature and Death ) Symbolic themes to the House of MF. Fargo coined the term 'ECO-LUXE' in Ready to wear; Environmentally conscious clothing made of 100% Organic Cotton, Hemp and Luxury materials. A new collection released every season, Including 'Limited Edition' Designs; A small number of 'LE' shirts are hand signed by Fargo. Iconic Design: Notably The Original 'MOUSE DECAY' Mickey Skull T- Shirt design, as first seen on Britney Spears, in the "I Wanna Go" music video; as a custom crop top. Also in its own Avant-Garde fashion film campaign;"Mouse Decay" Featuring models wearing custom Mickey Ears covered in Black Oil. Inspiring many brands and artists and spawning dozens of similar knock off designs. It was also featured on various web gaming series, including BitesizedTV.com
Currently, Fargo is producing his next big show for Spring Summer 2020, a short film; released early 2019. Also RTW Collections for 2019; Menswear, jewelry, shoes and handbags. Fargo elaborates: "Every show I produce will be bigger than the last, accompanied with a fresh visceral perspective. Every single design will embody a unique energy, that stands with power in its own light. Symbolism, experimentation, romanticism and a strong focus on futurism as new tradition. These are inherent to my philosophy, lifestyle and brand" - MF.
This only builds on Fargo's growing reputation. As the newest visionary Artist of a generation, to be reckoned with.