The Journey Hailing from the island of Samoa, Afa Ah Loo is a self-taught fashion designer whose pieces have been featured in Fiji Fashion Week. Unlike other fashion designers, Afa doesn’t use patterns or draping. He create his ideas by simply looking at a picture. Afa’s designs are described as classic, elegant, stunning and “sweetly bold.” Afa is also a talented singer, baker and piano player.
Mile Markers “My mother had always encouraged me to pursue fashion, and when she passed, I decided to take her advice and just go for it. Other big milestones have been meeting my wife and moving to Utah!”
Road Blocks “Believing in myself enough.”
Highlights “Seeing people and women happy and confident in my designs and getting to travel the world.”
Local Destination The Chocolate and the Orem Target.
See Afa Ah Loo’s fashion forward “looks” on Instagram @afa.ahloo.