Now living in Berlin, Helsinki-based fashion designer Mirkka Metsola stands out by her edgy and feminine ready-to-wear collections. Mirkka Metsola’s passion for subcultures, arts, and movies are evident in her work and remains an important feeling in all designers projects. Mirkka Metsola started her career in 2009 participating in Project Runway TV show in Finland. Since then she has done 12 collections, dressed numerous artists, designed wedding gowns and evening dresses. Her work is seen also at the Presidential Independence Day reception. Mirkka Metsola has several retailers in Finland and in addition her collection has been presented in several Pop-up concepts in Berlin, Paris, Reykjavik, Amsterdam and Belgium.
Mirkka Metsola has a masters degree in business oriented fashion design, as well as in seamstress and tailoring. Part of the degree in fashion design was carried out from the London College of Fashion in the field of textile and surface design. During the years of study Mirkka Metsola began to realize her dream as a fashion designer by working for the best designers in Finland, from which she picked up some valuable experience of know-how.