Mariavittoria Sargentini born in Perugia in 1976, of Sicilian origin, Mariavittoria studied at the Politecnico della moda e del costume in Florence, and then graduated in Literature at the university of the same city. After two years spent in Alghero as Antonio Marras’s assistant, she went back to Perugia and worked at Carpe Diem for three years, holding the position of chief designer. In September 2006, she established the Marvielab project. In 2007, she was awarded as best emerging designer at the White Inside competition in Milan; in 2009 she was amongst the finalist of the first edition of Who’s On Next Uomo in Florence. Mariavittoria now lives and works between Perugia and Ferrara. She consistently presents her collections in Paris in private galleries. She served as course leader in the BA in fashion design at Iuav University of Venice, where she taught fashion design for ten years.