By Stacey Makiya and Brie Thalmann
Photos by Greg Yamamoto, Aaron Yoshino, courtesy Bradley and Lily and Manaola Hawai‘i/Adam Jung.
Simple yet sleek, designer Emiko Miyazawa’s new Tri Ring draws inspiration from the geometric shapes of the Art Deco era. Rock it solo as a minimal statement piece or stack it for a bold twist.
Bradley & Lily
With the holidays right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to nab a few locally designed trimmings, such as Bradley & Lily’s charming letterpress gift tags featuring a starfish, sand dollar and laua‘e fern, printed in white on craft cover and finished with festive red ribbon.
Snap up a statement piece from designer Manaola Yap’s new, limited-edition hat collection, which includes the wide-brim Fringe Hat and the chic, porkpie-style Circus Hat available with a matching hatbox. Made of canvas, linen and leather, the toppers feature the designer’s striking Mauna print, inspired by Yap’s home, Mauna a Wākea on Hawaiʻi Island, and the four water goddesses entrusted with caring for the mountain. Both hats come in blue, black-gold and black-gray colorways.
19th and Whimsy
Perfect for the holiday party season, 19th & Whimsy’s Tessa tutu is all about the sparkle. Layers of tulle (in green, black or gray) and gold sequins are definitely the highlights of this midi-length skirt. Other fun, festive fashions found at this booth are faux fur skirts, crimson red frocks and kimono-style cardigans.
Andrew Mau’s new opihi-shell bottle opener is a perfect pick for anyone on your Christmas list. The bronze, fits-in-the-palm-of-your-hand art piece is the second bar accessory from the local designer. The first, a shaka bottle opener, as well as, Mau’s other cool designs can also be found at HONOLULU Fashion Week.
Jana Lam’s new collection of Jana Lam + Umbrella Collective leather bags, hand-printed in Lam’s studio, is selling out fast—two of our editors already bought one! Another sure-to-be top seller is the Banana Leaf print pareo, it’s comfy, lightweight style is perfect as a shawl for cooler winter nights.