Born in the United States, but growing up between Brazil and Colorado has given Michael a global understanding of the world since he was young. He graduated in Design and Management from the renowned Parsons The New School for Design, in New York. Working from agencies to magazines, Michael spent most of his early carrier working under stylist Alastair McKimm.

Most recently Michael has been living between NY and São Paulo. In NY he worked at CR Fashion Book as a men's market editor for over 4 years, and in São Paulo as a creative consultant and fashion stylist for some of the countries most prominent brands and publications.