Category Archives: Project Runway

Project Runway surprised him too

There’s a terrific story in this morning’s New York Times by Stuart Emmrich. It begins: “Well, I was wrong.” Emmrich was at the Project Runway fashion show in Lincoln Center last September and he thought Gretchen‘s runway collection was “flat-out ugly.” … Continue reading

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EuroCinema’s Awards Gala

  Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Gey at the EuroCinema Awards. Photo by Ed Morita.   Patrick Gey, a long time friend and one of Honolulu’s most elegant men, invited Jerry and me to the EuroCinema Awards gala last night. It … Continue reading

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Tim Gunn speaks

  Tim Gunn on fashion in Hawaii: “Hawaii is a fashion rules-free zone. You can break all of them here.” Tim Gunn addressed a capacity crowd at Center Stage in Ala Moana Center yesterday. His grace, sophistication, practicality and good … Continue reading

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Andy’s on his way

Okay, so we all sort of suspected Andy was going to be a finalist in Project Runway. After all, Tim Gunn made a stealth visit to Honolulu. And I was “a-hemming” when Andy called me in August to ask if … Continue reading

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Andy rules!

Did you feel the collective sigh, followed by a roar as “the wave” went around the Islands for Andy South last night? His Project Runway triumph was incredibly exciting for us all! Not only did he win the challenge, he … Continue reading

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Oh, yeah, it was the challenge from hell…

…just as Andy South said it was. I can’t imagine anything worse than having to work with a design team of six members, each with a different aesthetic and uneven skill sets, trying to pull together a cohesive collection. What a … Continue reading

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Andy South on last week’s challenge

As we all get the popcorn ready for tonight’s episode of Project Runway, we have to hope that the judges are a little more in synch with the rest of the world this week. Last week was a shock to … Continue reading

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