Mia Maxwell (b. 1997, London) is an artist and facilitator. Mia’s work spans from fashion styling, curation, creative direction, publishing and education, dealing with issues of representation, gender, class and disability.
Mia’s fashion styling work has included editorials, costume design for theatre, red carpet events, online promotion and visual art. Their styling work is diverse and recognisable. They have a unique way of working with clients to ensure the best possible outcome for each individual. They work specifically to ensure differently abled and differently bodied clients are comfortable whilst achieving slick, high fashion looks.
Mia works with clients of all identities, specialising in styling trans, fat and disabled bodies with a sensitive approach to dysphoria and ability. They have gained a reputation in the queer scene as someone who makes the set a comfortable and positive environment whilst achieving their clients wishes. Their portfolio of glamorous, high fashion and sexy images is a testament to their personal approach and the level of comfort they provide for their clients.
Mia founded FEM ZINE London in 2017 and has since published six zines and publications, hosted three day festivals, twenty workshops and events and sold zines in major retailers and independent stores across the globe. FEM ZINE London has become a pivotal platform in the zine community.
Mia became a sessional lecturer and tutor for fashion promotion foundation at Ravensbourne university in 2019 offering workshops, tutorials and developing teaching curriculum for the course.
Clients include Travis Alabanza, Alok Vmenon, Dazed, Vogue, QX, Converse, Adidas, Dr Martens, Creative Debuts, BOW ARTS, Afro Punk, GQ, Polyester zine, SELF ESTEEM, Abi Palmer, Rachel Young and many more.