PELI

Designer: PELI
Show: Hawaiian Airlines presents: Runway to Runway Fashion Show

Born and raised in Yokohama, a city just south of Tokyo, Japan, PELI spent her childhood listening to her parents' eclectic and multicultural musical tastes. Growing up with a passion for fashion and music, she studied at Bunka Fashion College for a degree in fashion design. In 2006, she moved permanently to Tokyo to pursue a career as a DJ and stylist and has since played at numerous high-fashion parties and events. One of Japan's biggest fashion icons, she has been featured in magazines that include Vogue Japan and Nylon Japan, PELI launched her online boutique, Pameo Pose, in 2013. She designed and launched her debut collection for Pameo Pose in 2014, elevating the name from online boutique to full-fledged brand. 

Through Pameo Pose, PELI offers designs that range from romantic and girly to androgynous, and her clothing has gained major support from trendsetters, regardless of gender. She continues to innovate and push the envelope of style each season with a unique concept of ready-to-wear designs, costume jewelry, shoes and swimwear.