Posts With Tag 'Nancie Caraway'
Posted on August 17th, 2012 by paularath

It was love at first sight for Hawaii’s first lady, Nancie Caraway, when she saw Anna Tomita’s collection on the runway. It was the  U.H.-Manoa APDM fashion students’ senior fashion show and Anna’s collection simply captivated Ms. Caraway. The gracious first lady is extremely supportive of Hawaii fashion designers, as is her husband.  It’s not
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Posted on June 29th, 2011 by paularath

Sometimes like minds travel in the same direction but on different tracks. That’s the case for Amos Kotomori and me and our concepts for Wear Aloha. As you readers know, for the past few months I have been encouraging Islanders to wear at least one thing made by a local designer every time we step out
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Posted on December 5th, 2010 by paularath

What a transformation! With an open communication between the designer (Andy South) and the client (first lady-elect, Nancie Caraway), the inauguration ensemble is nearing perfection. There will be one more fitting before Monday’s inauguration, just to tweak the fit. The ensemble is completely different from the original idea of a dropped waist, pleated dress you may have seen
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Posted on December 3rd, 2010 by paularath

Hawaii’s first lady-elect Nancie Caraway and designer Andy South have a certain synergy, an understanding and appreciation of each other. It makes for an easy and stress-free collaboration as South works on Caraway’s inaugural dress. It helps, of course, that neither is a prima donna, in spite of their growing roles and being so much
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Posted on November 30th, 2010 by paularath

Nancie Caraway, who is soon to be Hawaii’s First Lady, followed designer Andy South throughout season 8 of Project Runway. The Abercrombies have been fans of Island fashion for decades. Governor-elect Neil Abercrombie was a close friend of Dave Rochlen, founder of Surf Line and JamsWorld. Now the governor-elect and his wife want to support the
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