► MILA FARGO | THE MF ATELIER
Mila Fargo is a Spanish-American; Artist/Designer, Director and Singer/Composer/Writer. 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, is the youngest of three and has been surrounded by the fashion industry since birth. Fargo's 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; 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 works of Art in high school and college. At 17, Fargo discovered his own talents and left conventional school to devote entirely to the Arts. Thus, honing in to the cultivation of his craft. While Fargo is self-taught he went on to achieve a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design, Art and Music at SMC of California. Fargo's 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; Iconic 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, Industry leaders and fashionistas immediately lined up backstage to meet the new avant-garde designer.
2012, under his newly formed 'MF' Label. Fargo debuted the first line of RTW | Eco-Luxe T - Collection SPRING SUMMER 2012 entitled 'ARTCYNIC'. Fargo's controversial visions on topics of ( Society, Pop-culture, Art, Science 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 himself. Iconic Design: The Original 'MOUSE DECAY' Mickey Mouse Skull T- Shirt design, as first seen on Britney Spears music video "I Wanna Go" as a customized 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 to follow suit and spawning tons of similar knock-off designs. It was also featured on various web gaming series, including BitesizedTV.com
NOW: Fargo is producing his latest vision for Spring/Summer 2020/21. The debut untitled short film, original release (2020) on hold due to the current pandemic, coming 2021. Also RTW Collections for Summer 2021; Menswear, jewelry, shoes and handbags. Fargo elaborates: "Every show I produce will be bigger than the last. My visceral perspective, a feast for the senses. Every design I present will embody a unique voice in its own light. Symbolism, experimentation, a dynamic focus on futurism in my own tradition. It's all inherent to my philosophy, lifestyle and brand, no one has a clue what's coming" - M.FARGO
This only builds on Fargo's growing reputation. As the newest visionary Artist of a generation, to be reckoned with.