Sofia was founded in the Fall of 2010 by fashion designer Sofia Méndez Schenone with the desire to create a timeless look with an effortless fashion flair for the modern woman on the go. Looking to enhance women’s personalities Sofia combines feminine styles with luxury fabrics embracing a strong, independent, passionate woman wanting to look and feel best in her own way.
Sofia was born and raised in Chile, after studying theatre in Santiago her wanderlust brought her to Victoria, British Columbia, to study Fine Arts and Fashion Design. Soon after graduation she relocated to Vancouver to start her own label. Her second collection, Spring 2011, earned her the title of Best Up and Coming Designer in Western Canada’s Generation Next Competition. Sofia has shown at Vancouver Fashion Week and at Vancouver Eco Fashion Week. Her work and been featured in Vogue UK, Glamour UK, Fashion Magazine and Flare Magazine amongst others. Sofia can be found in boutiques throughout Canada.