Local fashion company Ola Hou is headed to fashions largest stage

HONOLULU (HI Now) - Ola Hou Designs started in 2019, and has since become wildly popular. They recently received an invitation to fashions largest stage, New York Fashion Week!

Sharayah Chun-Lai, Owner of Ola Hou Designs, says that her inspiration comes from her grandmother. “She was the most beautiful, classy women that I looked up to,” she says. With an entrepreneurial drive and the desire to stay home and raise her daughter, Sharayah stared Ola Hou Designs with the goal of bring a new, modern look to Hawaii and Aloha wear.

When she received the invitation, Sharayah said she was shocked. “I completely broke down in tears. This is a dream for any fashion designer. This is the place to be, to show off your prints and designs,” she says.

You can support Sharayah and her team on their journey to New York Fashion week by visiting their Instagram @olahoudesigns or their website olahoudesigns.com!