Hawaii Fashion

We’re not like anywhere else….

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by paularath

It was Willow Chang, dancer, teacher, singer and the inspiration behind my Fashion Forum, who turned me on to the Hawaii All-Collectors Show. It’s a really fun way to shop for vintage things you simply won’t find anywhere else. This year, the 24th Annual ¬†Hawaii All-Collectors Show will be held just one day: Sunday, July
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Posted on June 11th, 2014 by paularath

When Amerjit Ghag of CHAI Studio in Ward Warehouse goes on a buying trip to India, she is searching for treasures from the entire region. While her original family roots are in Punjab, her sleuthing usually takes her to Rajasthan, Jaipur and beyond. Over the years Amerjit has developed strong and trusting working relationships with
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Posted on June 9th, 2014 by paularath

The pairing of Doug Jago’s art and fashion and the fabulous interior of Next Door was genius. Bravo to Elliot Domalewski, who showed Doug’s art and fashion to its best advantage in front of an appreciative crowd on Friday night. It was the crowning event for First Friday, June, 2014. Elliot had set up some
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Posted on April 17th, 2014 by paularath

Eileen Fisher is one of those designers who really “gets” her customers. The New York City-based designer’s clothing is simple, functional, comfortable and easy to wear. It is enormously popular with Hawaii women. And, it would seem, enormously popular with my friends. I felt as though I knew half the women in the audience at
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Posted on April 17th, 2014 by paularath

  Go to this event if you dare – and if you, (unlike moi) have some room in your sewing room or closet. Because, I assure you, temptation will strike. It’s a textile trove for the textile nomad who loves pieces from around the world. You’ve been warned. Now go! – Paula Rath