Posts With Tag 'Wear Aloha'
Posted on August 1st, 2013 by paularath

Just because we’re traveling doesn’t mean we can leave our Wear Aloha initiative behind. There are so many ways to Wear Aloha while on vacation or a business trip. Perhaps the easiest is to take along your favorite Made in Hawaii jewelry. The photo above shows the jewelry I am taking on my vacation today
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Posted on December 24th, 2011 by paularath

This is my last holiday gift idea for 2011 so I wanted to remind readers of the purpose of the paularath.com Gift Guide, a guide I have been writing for 16 years now. It’s all about remembering to buy made in Hawaii gifts and to shop in locally owned stores. I found hundreds of great
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Posted on July 4th, 2011 by paularath

On Friday morning Governor Abercrombie called a news conference to encourage public support for the local fashion industry and to declare 2011 as  “The 75th Anniversary of the Aloha Shirt.” It was an exciting time for those of us who have been involved in fashion for decades. It was held in one of my favorite
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Posted on June 30th, 2011 by paularath

Catherine Fong and her staff at Catherine’s Closet are getting on the bandwagon for our Wear Aloha initiative. She is sending us a series of vintage Island-made pieces with ideas on how to style them for maximum effect. The first (above) is a 1970s McInerny Tropieana Hawaii lotus flower print maxi with a 1950s blood glass necklace from
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Posted on May 25th, 2011 by paularath

Reader Wendy Rosen sent in her contribution to the Wear Aloha initiative. Her shirt was purchased from a locally owned boutique, Mary Z’s in Kailua. Her peacock feather earrings were a gift so she doesn’t know the artist but they were purchased at the I Love Kailua Town craft fair. The scarf is hand dyed habotai
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