Mimi and Lu's Profile
Mimi & Lu was born amongst colorful clowns and crazy acrobats. While owner and designer, Michelle Watson, was working a summer position in the wardrobe department of Cirque du Soleil, several cirque members noticed her jewelry and purchased several of her pieces. This was the initial spark that ignited Mimi & Lu.
Growing up, Michelle always had creative energy stirring, and while other kids were out playing, she was planted in a corner of her room running fabrics through a starter sewing machine. Always fascinated with putting color an texture into creative use, Michelle studied Art at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and graduated with a degree in Art Studio. Her creativity landed her backstage at a Boston Theater working with props and costumes for three years. In Boston, Michelle began to explore beading and jewelry making. After her summer with Cirque Du Soleil she returned to California and created Mimi & Lu in…
- Born on January 31
- Joined March 12, 2010