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September 2012
Posted on September 30th, 2012 by paularath

Here are some random notes from my interview with Joelle Russo, Nordstrom’s Regional Beauty Director. I am always looking for good concealers and there’s a new line (from New Zealand, of all places) that I am going to sample asap. It’s called Miracle Skin Reformer and Joelle said it melds skin care, a touch of
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Posted on September 29th, 2012 by paularath

  I love it when I meet someone in the cosmetics world who really knows her (or his) stuff. Especially when she (or he) doesn’t represent a specific brand and has a broad overview of what’s out there. That’s the case with Joelle Russo, Regional Beauty Director for Nordstrom. We spent a couple of hours
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Posted on September 28th, 2012 by paularath

My indigo dyeing teacher, Darius Homay, taught a weekend workshop at the Donkey Mill Arts Center in Holualoa on the Big Island last weekend. I am so impressed with the work his students produced! They are obviously accomplished shibori dyers. Shibori is a flexible art form. Some methods require tremendous patience, skill and hand sewing;
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Posted on September 27th, 2012 by paularath

If you haven’t visited the Nordstrom TopShop boutique, it’s well worth checking it out. ¬†Nordstorm’s slice of the British brand offers far more variety than I had thought possible. It’s not just about hot pants and high heels. There were quite a few pieces that can work well across many age groups and personal styles.
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Posted on September 26th, 2012 by paularath

Kaka’ako seems to be a wellspring of creativity these days, especially along the ‘Ewa end of Auahi Street. Now the retailers, food trucks and restaurateurs in Kaka’ako are having a party, with yet another fresh new format. It’s called¬†Honolulu Night + Market Saturday, September 29 7 p.m. til midnight The block on Auahi Street that
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