Category Archives: Design

Introduction to Owens and Co.

Ever since Marie Owens Mull was a student in the Apparel Design and Merchandising department at U.H.-Manoa she has known she would one day open her own shop. She trained in a wide range of venues including DKNY, Theory, Pacific Home … Continue reading

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Food becomes wearable art

I discovered the fantastic work of Korean fine artist and photographer Sung Yeonju through the blog Fashionreworks.  He creates his dresses entirely from real fruits and vegetables. The colors, shapes and textures take on some amazing properties of silks, cottons, hemp … Continue reading

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Another clever idea from Fishcake

I must say I look forward to missives in my e-mail from Fishcake, that delightful little interior design shop that is really so much more: art gallery, networking spot, supporter of emerging artists and artisans, accessories emporium…. They must have … Continue reading

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Hermes fine tunes its windows

Last week I went shopping with Kyle Kagamida, one of my Fashion Forum members and an up-and-coming stylist. I wanted a new look and thought it would be helpful – and fun – to see what Kyle would choose if he … Continue reading

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Akihiko Izukura in Honolulu

One of Japan’s most respected textile artists was in Honolulu last week to finalize arrangements for his 2012 art shows, his first in Hawaii. Akihiko Izukura of Kyoto, whose family has worked with textiles for more than 400 years, will present his … Continue reading

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Stencil a personal gift for your Valentine

Fashion Forum member and designer Sierra Dew will offer a lesson in how to stencil a Valentine’s design on anything from a T-shirt to a tote or towel Tuesday on: Hawaii News Now “Sunrise” on KGMB at 7:40 a.m. Her Valentine’s stencils are offered … Continue reading

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Kealopiko and Hinu pair up with Pacific Home

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