Mioona is about shoes, bags and accessories.
In jewellery design I combine fearlessly different components, new with old, funny with classy.
In designing bags I tend to seek new solutions and forms, where practicality and ergonomics meet the urban style.
In shoes my mission is to create gorgeous, colourful and bold footwear which are still comfortable enough to wear all day long.
In addition to cowhide and goat leather I also use African wax print fabrics and Nile Perch fish leather.
The shoes and bags are made mainly in Portugal by specialized family owned ateliers and factories . Unique pieces are custom made in Finland.
Mioona is also collaborating with companies and craftsmen in East Africa developing materials from renewable natural resources. Nile Perch leather is tanned and dyed in Uganda, where it would otherwise be fishery waste.