Marina Sonin is partner in the firm Mila Posh Designs. She completed a BSc followed by a certificate in tailoring in Kazakhstan during the 1980s and, after the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, saw an opportunity to go into business for herself.
In 1991, she established a firm that offered tailoring services in high-end woman’s apparel. After immigrating to Canada in 2001, she set up a second tailoring business, again with a focus on quality women’s fashions. In 2010, she joined friend and fellow designer Nadia Arvanitis in Mila Posh Designs, and together they partner in the design and production of their own line of women’s fashions.