About The Author
Munal Shuja or Angel, as she is commonly known is among the few youths in the country who are fully dedicated to the field of fashion. As a fashion designer who runs her own brand, a freelance stylist, illustrator and writer - Angel believes in offering her optimum in knowledge and skills in the field. Prior to becoming VIBE magazine's editor-in-chief, she wrote largely on fashion for the magazine sharing tips on style how-to's, interviewing designers and bringing the latest news on international fashion. Angel's career in fashion started at a young age - her creative instinct was nurtured, growing up in a studio with her father who is an artist. Angel began working as a freelance illustrator and designer whilst she was studying for her A'levels. She completed her fashion studies with an Instituto di Moda Burgo, Italian fashion design Diploma in Chandigarh, India. Her fashion illustrations were much in demand and she freelanced as a fashion illustrator before returning to the Maldives. In the year 2009, Angel started her fashion blog FAMUSHU - becoming the first fashion blog in the country. Documenting her own designs, illustrations, sharing her views on the local and international fashion scene on her blog shaped her first steps to becoming a fashion writer. After contributing fashion articles to local lifestyle and travel magazines; Angel successfully initiated the first fashion column in the Maldives' most widely circulated newspaper Haveeru and continued her tenure as Mihaaru's fashion columnist till 2016.