Moira & David Solvalu
Established on the runway of Fiji Fashion Week 2009, our clothing label proves that if you can imagine it, then nothing is impossible. From the actual design-graphics to the finished product, you are guaranteed exclusivity, with a touch of classic Fijian pride.
In 2013, 8Mountains was one of the first designers in Fiji to design their own textile prints for their FJFW collection. Established Designer siblings Moira and David Solvalu boldly represent their Polynesian/Fijian heritage through the recreation of Fijian Motifs that whispers a sense of adventure and palettes that signify, pure Pacific flamboyancy.
This Fijian Designer Label always has a black and gold signature piece in every collection. Black to represent the days when they had nothing but a dream, and Gold to remind the siblings to forever be optimistic in a competitive industry.
8Mountains has won 2015 Fiji Fashion Week’s Children’s Designer of the Year and Fiji Development Banks SME’s Manufacturing Award in the Partnership Category.
David Solvalu is also a lawyer at the AG’s office while Moira is the Regional Shipping Manager West for Pacific Agencies, a fashion designer, wife, mother and the newly re-elected Vice Chair of the Young Entrepreneurs Council.
Last year Moira was appointed trustee of the Fiji Maritime Women's Association and is also a member of the WOW Network, a group of West based business women that encourages and supports women's successes in business and their journey.
8Mountains has a boutique located at Shop16 QBE Arcade Suva. Initially before the label could venture into retail, they operated through their Facebook page running an online shop. They have been blessed to have supportive siblings who each contribute towards the success of their business. In Nadi, 8Mountains can bought at Essence of Fiji.
Business Name: 8mountains
Products/Services offered: Designer/Clothes