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A peek inside Saks Waikiki

August 22nd, 2016

During a media tour Aug. 22, Saks Fifth Avenue Waikiki’s local born and raised vice president and general manager Shelley Tadaki Cramer had the audience of writers, editors and photographers at hello. That is, until the group reached the third floor, when instead of zigging to the left at the top of the escalators, thereREAD MORE


Beauty trends at Macy's

August 17th, 2016

Macy’s hosted it’s first Beauty Trend Event July 16 at the Ala Moana Center store, highlighted by something I haven’t seen done here before, a start-to-finish makeover, from skin care to color, featuring several beauty brands. It had to be hard to determine who would do what. Typically, each brand would perform a makeover usingREAD MORE


Dior hosts Winter 2016 preview

August 17th, 2016

I love the romance evident in fall’s designs, and Dior delivers on the handworked, vintage-y vibe of the season. The boutique at T Galleria hosted a preview of its Winter 2016 collection on Aug. 15. On view were ready-to-wear dresses in plush velvets and soft knits, with many pieces embellished with beads and paillettes inREAD MORE


Amy's Hallmark Ala Moana welcomes Ken Crow for signing

August 5th, 2016

With a video involving a hula, original song and long wish list of what they want from Hallmark this Christmas, the Hawaii Keepsake Collectors Club became one of 16 Hallmark clubs to win a national Hallmark competition this year. The prize is a visit by one of the company’s Keepsake Ornament artists, Ken Crow, whoREAD MORE


Natural works for Tata Harper

August 3rd, 2016

Beauty expert Tata Harper has been in Hawaii celebrating her birthday, and made a trip to Neiman Marcus July 30 to host a skin-care master class, utilizing the all-natural products handmade on her Vermont farm. I was running a bit late that morning, but still managed to put a face on, only to find weREAD MORE


Trio of designers take stage at 47th Hui Makaala fashion show

July 26th, 2016

The Okinawan scholarship organization, Hui Makaala, presented its 47th fashion show July 24 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, featuring Dolkii, Boutique Sharon, and Kaypee Soh. First to present was Dolkii, created by sisters Shaiyanne Dar and Yasmin Dar Fasi. What started as Shaiyanne’s blog in 2013, turned into an online boutique last year, and thisREAD MORE


GLAM! sale is on at Blaisdell

July 23rd, 2016

With Thursday’s “Doll Me Up” fashion show produced by Kini Zamora, featuring upcycled designs by seven child and seven adult designers, the “Goodwill Goes GLAM!” sale is on. Fans of thrifting can shop brand-name fashions and goods, both new and gently used at bargain prices under one roof at the colossal pop-up shop at theREAD MORE


Burberry reveals store revamp

July 18th, 2016

Burberry Ala Moana marked the reopening of its renovated space with a blessing that took place July 14. Shoppers walking into the store will see handbags in front, including Burberry’s new Patchwork collection of runway bags, each named after a British street and crafted with different leathers, fabrics, color combinations and adornment, so no twoREAD MORE


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