For many years, Sofia studied fashion and took numerous classes to enhance her knowledge on designing as well as the fashion industry. In 1995, Sofia got her break in the fashion business and began working for a prestigious fashion house. By 2004 Sofia opened her very own fashion house. Fashion Award winner Sofia is a self-confessed collector. "I'm drawn to pieces that are well-made and this has inspired the quality you'll find in my designs," she says. Crafted from soft cottons, wool and the finest fabrics, each piece is classically cut then reworked into elegant and feminine silhouettes. Having first gained popularity amongst fashion bloggers, XBOOM has already endeared many celebrity fans from the world of film, music and fashion.