it started in london....

Greek-born Michail Sykianakis moved to London at the age of 19 to follow his dream of becoming a fashion designer. He was accepted at the prestigious Central Saint Martins and graduated in 1996 the BA Hons in womenswear alongside Phoebe Philo and one year after Stella Mc Cartney.

Designs by Michail while working for McCartneyassisting the best...

Michail went on to assist designers Matthew Williamson, Sophia Kokosalaki, Julien Mc Donald, and Alexander Mc Queen. In 2008 he moved to Los Angeles to be the Senior Designer for the Max Azria runway line.

then brought to los angeles....

Under Max Azria, Michail's skill for draping was quickly utilized to create styles for Hollywood celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Zoe Zaldana, Rachel Bilson, Lucy Liu, and many more.

Michail Sykianakis headshotand now makes clothes his way, ethically for you... 

In 2018 Michail created his own brand realizing his long-standing dream. British actress Lily Collins chose to wear a Michail dress for the premiere of "City of Bones' in Mexico. Other celebrities such as Gigi Hadid, Grace Gealy, and Andy Mc Dowell followed.

The aesthetic of the brand is all about empowering, dramatic styles that are wearable and chic. Michail loves to design clothes that make a woman stand out while being flattering and timeless.

Current Designs by Michail

All our collections are limited editions to ensure our customers feel unique.

They are produced in small numbers in our Los Angeles atelier. Ethical practices are highly important to us. We proud ourselves for excellence in working conditions and sustainability.

Our styles utilize several couture techniques, including hand cutting, hand finishes, french seams, and bindings. Quality and excellent fit are vital for Michail, as is superb customer service with a personal touch for all our customers.

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