Hiral Patadia was born and raised in Riverside, California. She moved to Los Angeles in 2012 and recently obtained her Associate of Arts Degree in Visual Communications at the Fashion Institute of Designing and Merchandising. Hiral plans on continuing with her Bachelors Degree in the Fall of this year. With her degree, she plans on venturing out into fashion styling and production.
Hiral has always known she wanted to be a part of the fashion industry since she was a little girl, but truly realized it when she got the opportunity to become the Fashion Club President in her Sophomore – Senior year of high school. It really enhanced her leadership skills and taught her more about fashion through activities and different perspectives.
One of her biggest inspirations in life is her father. His attitude and view on life made her realize that anything you pursue with a passion is something that will help you sleep at night and joyfully get up in the mornings.
Hiral tends to take any suitable opportunity that’s given to her as she finds it very valuable and beneficial. She has worked at many different events, such as Style Fashion Week, L.A. Fashion Week and other fashion shows. In addition, she has a great passion for modeling and has been a part of various shows and photoshoots.
In the future she plans on venturing out into various aspects of the fashion industry, such as traveling, modeling and working as a full time independent woman. Hiral is very hardworking, dedicated, and organized and she will face any obstacle to reach any aspirations she has.
Photos by Mariya Dondonyan