ACW by Anton Conway Wye

Anton's inspiration this year is architecture, lines and space. His designs are a fusion of modern and traditional silhouettes.
He is a self-taught designer who has built a strong clientele over the past 7 years.  This is Anton's 5th year showing at Fiji Fashion Week.  Anton Conway Wye won FJFW Established Designer of the Year in 2015.

 

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DESIGNER Anton Wye

 

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Aleir

Designer Kess Baleirara is a KPOP fan.  Her collection for FJFW18 is inspired by Korean fashion in the KPOP genre which she describes as stylish and sultry, yet modest.

Kess has released two capsule collections in the FJFW Student Show 2014 and 2015.

 

Fiji Fashion Week Student Show 2015

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DESIGNER Kess Baleirara

 

Aqua Blu Australia

Established in 2000, Aqua Blu has been an Australian Swimwear icon for over a decade. Designed and styled in Australia with the world in mind, Aqua Blu dominates the beach and pool scene worldwide with stylish and sophisticated collections. Aqua Blu prides itself on the ability to produce lush fabrics with designs and prints that are signature to the label. The fashionable chic swim pieces Aqua Blu creates marks a bold departure from the formality of women’s swimwear in the early 2000’s. Chic, sensual and unmistakably Australian, Aqua Blu has established itself as a label that celebrates a softer aesthetic.

Inspired and empowered by strong, beautiful confident women all over the world, the designs are not just cutting edge but revolutionary. Aqua Blu draws inspiration from the sensuality and effortless beauty of the past, present and future and celebrates the notion of always feeling confident and looking as confident as you feel.

Style, modernity and a strong sense of femininity have been the key elements of Aqua Blu since its inception. Maintaining a quiet confidence in the Australian swimwear industry, Aqua Blu has grown and evolved under the keen eye of already-established designers to produce fresh and vibrant swimwear.

2015 marked the 15th Anniversary of Aqua Blu Swimwear. In the decade since it was founded, the Australian swimwear label has stayed true to the concept of stylish, feminine fashion. Today, Creative Director, Kristian Chase, brings his unique vision to the label to continue connecting with a new generation of stylish women.

 
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DESIGNER Kristian Chase

 

Prof CHEN Bin

Professor CHEN Bin comes from Donghua University in Shanghai, China.  He is a member of the Chinese Fashion Association.  He works as a designer for many famous brands in China. 
Since 2014, he has presented his design concepts in American and Russian Universities. 
This time, he was invited and co-sponsored by Confucius Institute at The University of the South Pacific (CI-USP) to bring a collection of intangible cultural heritage
Chinese Fashion in to Fiji Fashion Week.

 
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DESIGNER Prof CHEN Bin

 

 ELARADI

Designer Laisiasa Davetawalu was the winner of the FJFW Student Designer of the Year in 2016, which was his second
year presenting capsule collections as a student designer.  Lai has since completed his Certificate III
and Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Technology. 

 

FJFW Student Designer Show 2016

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DESIGNER Laisiasa Davetawalu

 

GUILTY

Samal Singh has been designing since 2009, specialising in women's evening wear and pageant gowns.  He has dressed Miss World Fiji 2013 (representative and contestants) and TV character 'Abha' from "Yaha Main Ghar Ghar Keli". 
In 2011, he won the FJFW11 Most Promising Designer of the Year award.  In 2016, Samal introduced his first menswear range under the label GUILTY and has been regularly releasing successful capsule collections under that label.

 

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DESIGNER Samal Singh

 

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Hupfeld Hoerder Designs

Hupfeld Hoerder Designs is a glorious discovery of Rotuman-German heritage, masterfully created into gorgeous garments for men and women.  Each piece is individually hand-painted - a work of art in itself.

 

Fiji Fashion Week 2017

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DESIGNER Hupfeld Hoerder

 

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I.AM Design

Seci Burese started his I.AM Design label in 2016.  Building on his participation in the FJFW Student Designer Show, Seci will be showing a collection which consists of mixed ready to wear.  The collection will feature pattern clash and taking risks in fashion.

 

Guest Designers, FJFW Student Show, Fiji Fashion Week 2017

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DESIGNER Seci Burese

 

Jadeine Whiteside Fiji

Jadeine Whiteside is the first Pacific Islands Fashion brand located in Shanghai, China.  Offering a select choice of designs
that have been inspired from the Pacific Islands and have been tailored onto quality garments for sale and distribution. 
All Jadeine's textiles are creatively thought out and are based on Pacific designs and motifs.

 

Fiji Fashion Week 2016

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DESIGNER Jadeine Whiteside

 

Jacque

Jackie Whippy has decided it's time to fill the gap of making big women feel sexy! 
The debut collection from Jacque will focus on shirt dresses for the classy, curvy lady.  

 
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DESIGNER Jackie Whippy

 

Kakali

Founded in 2016 by Robert Verebasaga, Kakali is a Fijian label where thoughtful, sustainable, and ethical design embraces
quality tailored womenswear and menswear.  With Robert's thorough technical understanding of the complexities surrounding fashion design and production, alongside the experience while studying fashion in Melbourne, Australia, Kakali offer a
unique, innovative and ethical signature style.

Kakali's muses are drawn from the unique surroundings in Fiji and the Oceania region which reflect the brand's core beliefs
and values of a comfortable and modern interpretation of culture, lifestyle and the natural environment.  The Kakali collection journey will maintain these core values as well as explore future collaboration far beyond Oceania.

Distinctive prints with innovative design, use of luxurious natural fabrics, a cool blend of colour, and quality craftsmanship create the signature trademark of the label and continue to reflect the diversity of the Kakali customer.

Synonymous with Robert's vision of a modern yet ageless aesthetic, Kakali envisages building a whole brand experience,
from a Kakali store to extensive product categories of accessories, footwear, eyewear and
collaborative collections alongside local artisans.

 

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DESIGNER Robert Verebasaga

 

Letila Mitchell

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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DESIGNER Letila Mitchell

 

Mausio

Fiji-based designer, Michael Mausio, works towards bringing the rich cultural fusion of Pacific traditional and contemporary art and encapsulates the beauty of that is the Pacific through fashion.  Blending both Pacific prints with styles and trends of the day, to give each client a sense of uniqueness just like each Pacific Island.

 

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DESIGNER Michael Mausio

 

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Nicholas Huxley

 
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DESIGNER Nicholas Huxley

 

Perfection House

Perfection House has a heritage of 146 years and is now in its sixth generation of leadership under Manpreet Singh.  It all started as a family run business by Manpreet's forefathers Makhan Singh and Nihal Singh in 1872.  The legacy was taken forward by his great grandfather Jai SIngh and his grandfather Diwan Singh and their children.  Until then, the business was running under their respective names.  In 1932 the brand name Perfection House was established.  Perfection House has evolved with the times by always keeping an eye on changing trends and discreetly following the taste of the loyal patrons, whereby from saree, suits and lehengas, they have broadened their collections to heavy beaded gowns and dresses too.

 
 
 
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DESIGNER Manpreet Singh

 

Proton Creation

Designer Frances Do'Oro has been sewing and designing as a hobby for the last three years.  Proton Creation concentrates on women's wear, weddings and customised designs.  The collections have traditionally been handprinted or screenprinted,
but the brand is making forays into digitalised prints which will launch late in 2018.

 

Fiji Fashion Week 2017

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DESIGNER Frances Do'Oro

 

RASA

Designer Rafa Ganilau Lee is an emerging talent in the Fiji fashion industry.
He is the youngest designer to show on the runway at Fiji Fashion Week

 
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DESIGNER Rafa Ganilau Lee

 

Rosaac

Rosaac was established by Rosie Isaac in 2013 with her first collection at Fiji Fashion Week.  Rosie has collaborated with local Fijian iconic label Mes Fidji in 2016, and designs custom bridal gowns.

 

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DESIGNER Rosie Isaac

 

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Robert Kennedy Design Fiji

Robert Kennedy has cemented his place as one of Fiji’s top designers, with a loyal clientele in his home market
as well as being represented in Fiji’s burgeoning fashion tourism sector.

 

HENIKAI COLLECTION Fiji Fashion Week 2017

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DESIGNER Robert Kennedy

 

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seewaa

Seewaa Seth is a passionate supporter of working with tribal people to sell their products to the world.

 

Fiji Fashion Week 2016

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DESIGNER Seewaa Seth

 

Stylosophy Fiji Creations

Stylosophy Fiji we create custom made designs that never run out of fashion.  We are blessed to have our own list of clientele in Fijian communities around the globe.  Life as a designer for Ana Rabuka is an amazing challenge - in all aspects.  When you have the will and the drive to keep moving forward and make progress, then there's no reason for looking back.

 

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DESIGNER Ana Rabuka

 

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The Haus of Koila

The "Haus of Koila" is a Pacific Island Brand which promote's Authentic Indigenous Fijian Prints. They have taken Pacific Fashion to new heights, with their collection of Fijian Ethnic Fashion Trends.

 

Fiji Fashion Week 2017

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DESIGNER Adi Koila Ganilau-Lee

 

Timbals

My label Timbals is in honour of my family name and sharing my achievements with them. 
I'm inspired by Africa and my debut collection will be funky, colourful resort wear.

 
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DESIGNER Alice Timbal

 

Turaga

Waimailagi literally means droplets from heaven but for me it translates to mean ‘manna from heaven’, the blessings from our Heavenly Father in my life. It can be a slight drizzle or a heavy downpour, but whichever one it is, it brings a new life and nourishes the land.

My designs and prints are meant to bring a breath of fresh air in the men’s   fashion industry through simplicity and practicality. There are many ways to recreate Pacific men’s fashion without comprising its manly characteristic and this can be done through the use of  fabric and colour scheme to reflect a new genre of design appealing  to the young and old alike.
Waimailagi…. showcasing my God given talent and am forever grateful for the many blessings of my Heavenly Father.

 
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DESIGNER Jofus Turaga

 

8 Mountains

Brother Sister designer duo Moira Solvalu John and David Solvalu, are the driving force behind popular Fijian brand 8 Mountains Designer Clothes for Plus-Sized People.  But really, 8 Mountains is perfect on any body as they create, innovate and tell a story in each collection that speaks of fun, their roots and their love of design.

 

TROPIC GOLD Fiji Fashion Week 2017

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DESIGNER Moira Solvalu

 

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