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A fitting inaugural ensemble

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 … Continue reading

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Fitting for the First Lady’s Inaugural Dress

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 … Continue reading

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On the way to an inaugural dress

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, … Continue reading

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Where is Andy now?

Well, right at this moment he is working feverishly in his Chinatown studio. I look forward to meeting with him tomorrow to see what he has sketched and designed for Nancie Caraway’s inaugural gown. When I texted him on Monday, … Continue reading

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