Winter may be approaching, but in Hawaii things are heating up — especially on the fashion scene. HONOLULU Magazine and Hawaii Fashion Incubator kick off HONOLULU Fashion Week this Thursday. It’s the first event of its kind on the island, drawing from a pool of talented Hawaii-born designers and attracting those inspired by its unique fashion features. Far from the dark wool coats and down vests most will be donning, this Fashion Week is all about celebrating light fabrics, bold graphics and colorful prints. Continue reading
With my upcoming trip to Thailand just around the corner, it feels only natural to look back on my first visit to the land of smiles. The highlights were many, but one location that stands out as a special memory is a trip to the summer palace of the royal family. The Mrigadayavan Palace is located right outside Hua Hin, christened the “Hamptons of Bangkok” by my local friend. Continue reading
The Graham and Co. held their second weekend of the Phoenicia Flea over Columbus Day weekend and it was the perfect fall weekend retreat. Just a short 3 hour bus ride from New York’s Port Authority, Phoenicia is a town on the cusp. A hipster getaway, thanks to the stylish and very instagramable Graham and Co hotel, the crowd at the Phoenicia Flea looked like a scene right out of Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg, albeit a bit quieter. The Flea was a highly curated group of artisans, designers, and creatives including brands like Escape Brooklyn, Straw and Gold, Owlkill Studio, Local Creative, Thorneater and more.
Happy almost Halloween! With pumpkins gracing every corner market and decorations lighting up the streets at night, it’s natural to want to partake in the holiday spirit. If you’re not a fan of the generic costume, or just want to start joining in the Halloween festivities early, here is some sartorial inspiration. Break out your fall wardrobe and spread some festive spirit throughout the month of October.
Stories of Marie Antoinette and her royal excess are far more easily imagined after a visit to the palace of Versailles. From the chandelier decked hall of mirrors to the cloud topped canopied bed and the maze-like grounds, each corner of Versailles brings a new form of luxury and opulence.