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Mara Huard started working with fashion and design when she was 13.

Local fashion designer creates one-of-a-kind clothing

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Mara Huard started working with fashion and design when she was 13.

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"I don’t repeat prints, everything is very specific," Huard says. "You know if you’re wearing it that no one else is going to be wearing it."

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

"I don’t repeat prints, everything is very specific," Huard says. "You know if you’re wearing it that no one else is going to be wearing it."

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Huard keeps an inspiration board in her design area, where she pins new designs she's working on for future projects.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Huard keeps an inspiration board in her design area, where she pins new designs she's working on for future projects.

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"I like vibrancy, I like expressiveness," Huard says. "I like how my clients can express themselves physically and be able to wear a jumpsuit to yoga class and then to dinner."

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

"I like vibrancy, I like expressiveness," Huard says. "I like how my clients can express themselves physically and be able to wear a jumpsuit to yoga class and then to dinner."

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Huard's favorite design to create is jumpsuits. She carries a variety of jumpsuit designs in her shop.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Huard's favorite design to create is jumpsuits. She carries a variety of jumpsuit designs in her shop.

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“I always try to riff on something that is in my brand already," Huard says about drafting new designs.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

“I always try to riff on something that is in my brand already," Huard says about drafting new designs.

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Each step of the process is done in her retail store on Superior Avenue, from production to business to retail.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Each step of the process is done in her retail store on Superior Avenue, from production to business to retail.

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To Huard, jumpsuits are her favorite because they are "one piece dressing and you can still move in it and kick your leg up over your head if you wanted to.”

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

To Huard, jumpsuits are her favorite because they are "one piece dressing and you can still move in it and kick your leg up over your head if you wanted to.”

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The clothes are made with knitwear and some up-cycled vintage scarves.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

The clothes are made with knitwear and some up-cycled vintage scarves.

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Best sellers keep getting remade, but new designs come from a design that is a shape Huard likes to wear herself.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Best sellers keep getting remade, but new designs come from a design that is a shape Huard likes to wear herself.

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Huard teaches yoga in the mornings before she goes to Aerial Clothing SRQ for the rest of the day.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Huard teaches yoga in the mornings before she goes to Aerial Clothing SRQ for the rest of the day.

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Creating new designs comes from two places for Huard; necessity and a desire to expand while staying true to the brand.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Creating new designs comes from two places for Huard; necessity and a desire to expand while staying true to the brand.

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Mara's store is bright and inviting and filled with racks of colorful clothes.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Mara's store is bright and inviting and filled with racks of colorful clothes.

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Huard oversees the production process of Aerial Clothing SRQ from start to finish, and everyday is a little bit different for her.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Huard oversees the production process of Aerial Clothing SRQ from start to finish, and everyday is a little bit different for her.

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Huard says she never creates two designs the exact same.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Huard says she never creates two designs the exact same.

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With each fabric she buys, it becomes a different design to keep the uniqueness of her pieces.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

With each fabric she buys, it becomes a different design to keep the uniqueness of her pieces.

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Each piece is one size and compliments each body type.

Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018 |

Each piece is one size and compliments each body type.

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