Hawaii Fashion

We’re not like anywhere else….

Posted on October 17th, 2020 by paularath

When I was a little girl, my mother and maternal grandmother told me there were some things in your wardrobe you should never skimp on: shoes and lingerie: “Buy the very best that you can afford,” they said. Shoes and lingerie are the basis for everything else you wear, and help set the tone. They
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Posted on September 28th, 2020 by paularath

One of my greatest pleasures is reading the Sunday New York Times, cappuccino in hand, at a luxuriously leisurely pace. The first section I read is, naturally, The Style Section. Today I loved┬áVanessa Friedman‘s take on Italy’s Fashion Week (bravo to Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons), Philip Galanes to-the-point advice on matters such as etiquette
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Posted on August 18th, 2020 by paularath

Jerry and I decided to change our walking itinerary today. Instead of walking in various neighborhoods in Nuuanu Valley, we combined our walk with a few errands, including a trip to FedEx and UPS in Downtown Honolulu. It’s such a foot-friendly city and has sidewalks, something sorely lacking in our valley. While Downtown, we decided
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Posted on May 19th, 2020 by paularath

During the past couple of weeks I have been enjoying interviewing prospective scholarship candidates for our Palama Settlement student scholarships. (Sadly, we’re on Zoom this year.) It’s always one of my favorite times of year, as I get to catch up with students we have been helping the past year, as well as meeting new
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Posted on April 22nd, 2020 by paularath

While museums and galleries are shut down during this treacherous time, art is finding its way out into the world in all manner of innovative ways. Leave it to artists to find a way to have their work seen, in spite of the quarantine. One outstanding example is Gallery Iolani at Windward Community College, where
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