Amalie-Suhaila Beljafla was born in 1991. She comes from a Scandinavian and Arabic background. After graduating from Dubai International Academy with an IB diploma, Amalie moved to London to pursue her degree at London's prestigious art university, Central Saint Martins in 2009. Having completed a foundation degree in art and design, she continued her BA in graphic design, finishing with an honors degree in June 2013. She is currently doing her MA in communication and design, graduating in June 2015. She has collaborated with various artists as well as fashion designers, and in 2012 ventured out to start her own fashion house, Trésors Sauvages, www.tresorssauvages.com. She is beginning a new project with one other entrepreneur, Leda and the Swan Ltd., www.ledaandtheswan.org, which will be a boutique in London. In 2014, Amalie started her own swimwear and resort brand called AMALIE, www.amalieresort.co.uk to be launched summer 2014. Amalie supports the charity, Signal, www.signalethiopia.org, and some of the proceeds of this book will go towards the charity.
For You is Amalie's first book.