Monthly Archives: July 2010

A hit and a miss for Hawaii’s Project Runway contestants

Last night’s premier episode of season 8 of Project Runway offered a five-hour challenge, the shortest in the history¬†of the show. As a former fashion designer, I know I would barely be able to sketch a design, select fabric and … Continue reading

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Take 5 on Sunday

There are some hui shows that I always try to get to. One of them is happening from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday at Waioli Tea Room in Manoa and I hope you’ll try to make it too. … Continue reading

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On the Road to the Bagavond Show

Carol’s Hadji Baba Bag gets a blessing, courtesy of Lakshmi the elephant. One of the delights of being a fashion writer is getting the inside story on how the creative process works. Whether a designer is creating a pair of … Continue reading

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Andy South on Project Runway

This is quite a week for Andy South, the Honolulu resident and HCC grad who begins his stint on season 8 of Project Runway tonight. Those who have been reading my columns for the past few years know that I … Continue reading

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Indigo magic

Photo courtesy Jerry Mayfield Readers have been asking me what I’ve been up to since The Advertiser closed on June 6. The short answer is: LOTS! The longer answer involves lots of art, lots of exercise, lots of friends and … Continue reading

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Aloha and welcome!

My former readers from The Honolulu Advertiser have been asking me to start a blog ever since The Advertiser disappeared on June 6. Well, here it is! I will be blogging about fashion and art, my two passions, as well … Continue reading

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