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July 2010
Posted on July 30th, 2010 by paularath

Last night’s premier episode of season 8 of Project Runway offered a five-hour challenge, the shortest in the history¬†of the show. As a former fashion designer, I know I would barely be able to sketch a design, select fabric and begin the bare-bones of constructing a garment in five hours. What a whammy of a
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Posted on July 30th, 2010 by paularath

There are some hui shows that I always try to get to. One of them is happening from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday at Waioli Tea Room in Manoa and I hope you’ll try to make it too. It’s called Take 5 and it features five fab Honolulu designers: Cora Yee, Candice Wakumoto,
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Posted on July 30th, 2010 by paularath

One of the delights of being a fashion writer is getting the inside story on how the creative process works. Whether a designer is creating a pair of pants, a dress, a necklace or a handbag, there is always a story behind it. Lynda Sakraida of Tantalus is the creator of Hadji Baba Bags, named
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Posted on July 29th, 2010 by paularath

This is quite a week for Andy South, the Honolulu resident and HCC grad who begins his stint on season 8 of Project Runway tonight. Those who have been reading my columns for the past few years know that I predicted Andy would be on the show about three years ago. He is enormously talented
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Posted on July 29th, 2010 by paularath

Readers have been asking me what I’ve been up to since The Advertiser closed on June 6. The short answer is: LOTS! The longer answer involves lots of art, lots of exercise, lots of friends and lots of travel planning. All good fun stuff. It’s also been wonderful to spend more time with my husband.
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