If you haven't seen, felt or heard the energy of fashion being reverberated into the island, then you've seriously been living life as a hermit for all of October! Sorry, not sorry.
The gist of the matter is that Hawaii Fashion Month (HFM) is here! It consists of month long events to "promote and elevate all aspects of Hawaii's fashion industry: design, manufacturing, education, art, retail, and more." Events have been held at a variety of areas such as retail centers, boutiques, factories, museums, etc; doing their best to promote Hawaii as a fashion destination and to strengthen the local community.
Although I haven't been to all of the events, I've shown face to a few of them, and even played a role in assistant producing the HFM Fash Mob earlier this month. Going by order of when each event occurred, here are a few moments that I got to capture:
Fashion as Art - The Way we Wear @ Hawaii State Art Museum
HFM Fash Mob @ Ward Center
Photos by Mark Ramelb
Work it! Pop-up shop and book launch @ Hifi
-Visit my friend Jenny at Caobella
Photos courtesy of Caobella
Honolulu Night Market @ Kaka'ako
One last event I've been looking forward to is the Governor's Fashion Awards. I plan on pulling out all the stops for this. For more information on Hawaii Fashion Month, click here. You can find a calendar of remaining events on that website. Don't miss out!