Mikahila earned her Master of Science in Fashion Consumer Behavior from the University of Delaware where she was a Research Scholar at the University. She has worked in fashion editorial for ELLE, Vanity Fair, BRIDES, and O, The Oprah Magazine. She got her start in fashion working for public relations agency People’s Revolution. Prior to changing careers to fashion, Mikahila worked for J.P. Morgan (Investment Banking) and Lockheed Martin (Corporate Finance). She earned her undergraduate degree in Business from Hampton University. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.