Miwako Striplin (Mimi) is the founder of The Tiny Tassel in Charleston, South Carolina. Mimi began this venture by designing and creating each tassel by hand in 2015. Her online success led her to offer a full line of handmade tassel jewelry, party decor made up of bright colors and classic prints available at retailers across the country, and stylish garments (made by her Mom). Mimi is also co-owner of the Cannonborough Collective, a boutique store in Charleston. Mimi graduated from the College of Charleston in 2014 with a degree in Communications.