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MAI MIA IS A SWIM AND READY TO WEAR LABEL FROM PARSONS ALUM SOOZIE HEO, WHO COMBINES AN ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER IN FASHION DESIGN WITH A BICOASTAL AESTHETIC TO CREATE A CURATED COLLECTION FOR THE MODERN WOMAN.  AFTER WORKING UNDER HELMUT LANG AND PRABAL GURUNG IN NYC, SHE MOVED TO LA AND DESIGNED FOR BCBGMAXAZRIA, NASTYGAL, AND REVOLVE CLOTHING. THE NAME STEMS FROM A PLAYFUL MISSPELLING OF 'MY' WITH THE DESIGNER’S KOREAN NAME, MIA, TO ILLUSTRATE ITS VERSATILITY. THE PREMIER COLLECTION FEATURES SWIMWEAR THAT IS MEANT TO BE WORN IN AND OUT OF THE WATER: ALONE OR LAYERED FOR A NIGHT OUT, HIGHLIGHTING THE BRANDS' ETHOS THAT WOMEN ARE NOT DEFINABLE BY ANY ONE LABEL, TITLE, OR LOOK. MAI MIA: MAKE IT YOUR OWN.