Posts With Tag 'I Am.'
Posted on September 15th, 2012 by paularath

Richie Miao, as many folks in Hawaii and throughout Asia know, is a multi-talented guy. A star hair stylist, uber fashion designer, jewelry designer and creative retailer – he also has an eye for what’s hip and haute. His latest discovery is local jewelry designer Sonya Monique. This weekend he is planning a party to
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Posted on July 4th, 2012 by paularath

    Many island families are busy with hot dogs, hamburgers and watermelon on the beach or in the park, but others prefer to go shopping on the 4th of July. If you’re the shopping sort, here are some sales that just might be beckoning: At I Am. on Kapiolani Blvd, there will be bargains
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Posted on June 9th, 2012 by paularath

  It’s not easy to find the perfect gift for an uber-cool dad who’s into fashion. Look no further than I AM., the hip little boutique owned by fashion and jewelry designer and hair stylist Richie Miao. Richie’s summer collection for his line Loveizm offers original silhouettes that can be draped and molded by men
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Posted on August 2nd, 2011 by paularath

 When I first walked into Collins & 8th, I felt transported to another city. The high ceilings and warehouse vibe, contrasted with the bright white walls and clean lines of all the visuals, reminded me of the Meatpacking District in NYC. Turn around, however, and you are faced with this bold graphic mural. No, definitely not NYC.
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Posted on July 15th, 2011 by paularath

Richie Miao and Kara Matsunaga have opened I AM. at 1221 Kapiolani Blvd. in the space formerly occupied by Blue Buddha. There are lots of fun surprises there, from the merchandise to the visual merchandising to the prices. It’s a bit reminiscent of the time Richie and former partner Kihan opened CHOP Salon in Restaurant Row and both media
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