We all want a home that reflects who we are. A place that is truly our own, that is comfortable, inviting and warm. Sometimes we forget how important it is to create spaces where we can live, entertain and celebrate life’s special moments, milestones and memories. A full and well-balanced life starts at home by creating an environment that reflects the best of who we want to be.
MiGi believes this is made possible by embracing personal style and making it accessible. This means using affordable materials in unexpected ways, improvising to mix and match effortlessly, but always with a realistic eye towards function. Drawing inspiration from the classics and vintage, MiGi creates new combinations of colors, textures and fabrics making it possible for everyone to achieve their own signature style, truly turning any space into a home.
Known Together as “The MiGi Girls”, Michele Adams and Gia Russo bring their personable charm and fresh, unique style to everyday living through their television shows, lifestyle books, products lines and magazine editorials. Michele and Gia met while working as editors for Martha Stewart Living and moved to Los Angeles to form their own company.
As television personalities, Michele and Gia hosted two Fine Living Network shows: The Art of the Party with the MiGi Girls and The Perfect Surprise Party. They have appeared as guests on numerous programs including the The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch and Style Network. They partnered with AOL to host a series called Entertaining with Michele and Gia that featured video clips, GMC sponsored tips, mobile downloads and party tips. Most recently, Gia represented MiGi as the design expert on the TLC series, Real Simple. Real Life.
Their engaging style has also led to endorsements and roles as spokespersons with high-profile brands such as Baby Gap, Amazon and Pepperidge Farm.
Michele and Gia also penned a series of three lifestyle books: At Home with Friends, Wedding Showers and Baby Showers. At Home with Friends was selected for Oprah’s Book List, was on the best-seller list at Amazon, and nominated for a Gourmand International Award for best entertaining book. They have contributed to over 100 editorials in such titles as InStyle, O Magazine, Lucky, Glamour and Fit Pregnancy.
Fall 2006 brought the launch of their own line of MiGi branded products: The MiGi Baby Collection’s (a top pick with celebrity moms) and MiGi Tabletop (items for home and entertaining). The MiGi line of stationery, a collaboration between the MiGi girls and current Tiny Prints designer Kirby Woodson of Petite Alma, launched late summer of 2008 and is available at tinyprints.com. Summer of 2009, MiGi partnered with Teleflora and designed baby floral arrangements sold exclusively for Teleflora. Most recently, MiGi signed a wallcovering deal with York wallcoverings and launched a daily newsletter for moms titled, Momologie.