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Avian

AVIAN WAS BORN AND RAISED IN HONOLULU, HAWAII.  AS A TEENAGER, SHE MOVED TO THE BIG ISLAND, AND FELL IN LOVE WITH THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF HAWAII.  AFTER GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL IN 2009, SHE PURSUED HER GRAPHIC ARTS DEGREE FROM THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & MERCHANDISING IN LOS ANGELES.

UPON RETURNING TO HAWAII, SHE WORKED AS A SALES & DESIGN MANAGER FOR 88TEES IN WAIKIKI.  

IN 2017, AVIAN CREATED HER FIRST BEACH LIFESTYLE BRAND, ILA SWIM.  HER MOTIVATION FOR CREATING THE BRAND WAS TO REFLECT HER ACTIVE LIFESTYLE.