About M dot Design Studio


M dot Design Studio is poised to take the world by storm with collections of very high quality Limited Edition Cut & Sew garments, handmade in Los Angeles, CA .

M dot Design Studio- A Multi-sensory boutique/showroom filled with hand sewn garments, and handmade jewelry from 4 local designers.

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M. Aquino Holiday 2012 Collection

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Monday, November 29, 2010

M. Dot & Self Motif Photo Shoot

Clothing & Styling By Michelle Aquino (M. Dot Design Studio) 
Art Director Gaberial King (M. Dot Design Studio) 
Photographer Joe Kamimura (Self Motif)
Hair By Cynthia Sandoval (Blend Hair Salon) 
Make Up By Marisol Garcia 
Models: Brooke & Lucy 
Filmed By: Joshua Saposnekoo

MDot Design & Self Motif Photoshoot from joshua saposnekoo on Vimeo.

Happy Holidays!

M. Dot Inspiration For This Years Holiday Season
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M. Dot Inspiration For This Years Holiday Season    
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Saturday, November 27, 2010

M. Dot Loves Leighton Meester

In case you don't know ... M. Dot Loves Leighton Meester! So if you have not seen the Marie Claire UK December 2010 issue with Leighton Meester you must be insane!! Here is the lovely spread with our girl Leighton! She shows an edgy classic style to her looks!! which portrays M. Dot's Vision for her winter looks!! 

To get you in the mood to get all dolled up this winter listen to this ....

  RME - Trumpet Bounce (Junkyard Dog Remix) by Junkyard Dog aka DJ KGR

Thursday, November 25, 2010

M. Dot at Beech Boutique Launch Party

M. Dot Model Brooke (left) and friend

M. Dot First Pop Up Store at Beech Boutique. La Jolla, CA

M. Dot "Gatsby Affair" Outfit

Beech Boutique La Jolla, CA

M. Dot DJ KGR Spinning at M. Dot Launch Party at Beech Boutique      

                                                               PHOTOS BY

                          Josell Mariano

M. Dot at Beech Boutique Launch Party was a success!! Thanks to Chrisell Gonzales owner of Beech Boutique for putting on this amazing Launch Party. Come check out our Front Display at Beech Boutique!

inspiration mood: vintage mod.

M. Dot "Gatsby Affair" F/W 2010

Sunday, November 21, 2010


Come one, Come all!! A night with local vendors, and a holiday cheer! You will not want to miss out on this oppertunity! Our Friends from Valley Girl Vintage will be doing huge christmas displays as well!! so bring kids, grandma, whole family.. and lets get in to the holiday spirit! 
In the mood for a drink, good music, and some awesome shopping? 

                   Stop By U31 on December 10th (Friday) From 6-9pm and have the best shopping experience of your life! No Cover!! So even more reason to stop by !

Sunday, November 14, 2010

M. Dot DJ & Creative Director: Gaberial King

In need of a amazing DJ to rock the party? or just need a sick mix to listen to in the car? Check out M. Dot's Number One DJ.. KGR (Junkyard Dog). Repping Grape Apes Radio, this DJ is a killa. Check out one of his nights at Syrah Every First Thursday of the Month !!! and other events (TBA) 

  Grape Apes Radio Vol 11 with Junkyard Dog by Junkyard Dog aka DJ KGR 

Monday, November 8, 2010


shop for m. dot designs at Etsy.com, handmade limited edition cut and sew garments can now be in your closet without even leaving your home. to check out items for sale go to http://www.etsy.com/shop/mdotdesign
or visit us at our studio in downtown San Diego, CA by appointment. Contact us at mdotdesign@gmail.com !!!!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

M. Dot & Summer Kais Photo Shoot

Last month we had a pleasure in working with the wonderful photographer Summer Kais. Here are a few shots from the shoot. Enjoy! 
Model: Nathalie
Clothing & Styling by M. Dot Design Studio 
Make Up by Marisol Garcia 
Photography By Summer Kais 
For clothing inquiries please email us at mdotdesign@gmail.com

To set the mood listen to this :) 

Monday, November 1, 2010

M. Dot F/W 2010 Fashion Show "Gatsby Affair"

M. Dot Skirt & Blouse

M. Dot Skirt & Top

M. Dot Shorts, Top, & Signature Vest

M. Dot Dress

M. Dot Skirt & Top    Valley Girl Vintage Fur Coat

M. Dot Top, Shorts, & Blouse

M. Dot Skirt    Fur Coat By Valley Girl Vintage 

For those that missed out on our F/W 2010 Fashion Show "Gatsby Affair" here is a glimpse of what you missed!!! 
If you see something you like... the collection will be sold at "Beech Boutique" in La Jolla, CA starting November 19th! or you can make an appointment to visit our Studio at mdotdesign@gmail.com! 
Keep updated with M. Dot's new Etsy Page as well ! 

To get you in the mood listen to this track by our very own KGR!!!
  Yellow flowers by Junkyard Dog aka DJ KGR