Sophia is the queen of bridal coiffure, specializing in whimsical up-styles with natural yet intricate design. She began her training in cosmetology at the Aveda Institute of Los Angeles. After returning to her home base of Boston, Sophia furthered her education by apprenticing under esteemed stylist, Timothy Robishaw and completing many professional classes such as "Demystifying Long Hairdressing" at the L'Oreal Professional SOHO Academy NYC. Sophia was the lead hair stylist of a bridal team for 5 years before founding PHIA. She launched PHIA with the goal of bringing her impeccable eye for detail and caring nature into one brand. Her natural gift for hair styling and her commitment to making brides feel beautiful and supported on their special day makes PHIA one-of-a-kind.