Hawaii Fashion

We’re not like anywhere else….

Posted on December 30th, 2016 by paularath

Earlier this month, our dear friend Akihiko Izukura had a gorgeous show at the Tenri Gallery in New York City. It was called “Impermanence.” The centerpiece of the show was a silk tea house where people could actually sit inside a cocoon-like dwelling and enjoy Japanese tea and moments of silence in the midst of
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Posted on November 13th, 2016 by paularath

The first time I met Lo Kaimuloa was in the Lihue airport. She was dealing with huge cases of accessories she had brought to the Garden Isle for a trunk show. Riches was a brand new business and she was reaching out to neighbor islands. I was a brand new fashion writer and broadcaster and
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Posted on October 25th, 2016 by paularath

  When the Gallery at Ward Centre closed, there were 18 artists without a place to show their work.  Each of them is finding a new pathway to creativity, as well as new places to show their art.  In some cases, they are even finding new places to live. I was sad to say aloha
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Posted on May 24th, 2016 by paularath

I am always happy when fashion photographer Kaveh Kardan shares his exquisite, dramatic images with me. He has such a great eye and his use of texture is so tactile. I want to reach right into the scene and take a piece of it. Kaveh and stylist Therese Wahl recently took two models to a waterfall
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Posted on May 11th, 2016 by paularath

Jewelry designer Shera Mercer, whose line is called Alohi Kai, is passionate about diving. She and her husband Joe hit the ocean every chance they get, in search of new adventures and inspirations. During a recent North Shore dive in Haleiwa Trench, she discovered a sea anemone that has inspired an entire collection. Called a Sunray Zoanthid,
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