Honolulu Fashion Week
Local and international designers join the roster of Honolulu Fashion Week for events every year over a long weekend at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.
Among the visitors are Dion Lee from Sydney, Pameo Pose from Tokyo, Greedilous from Seoul and Marissa Webb from New York. This past year, they were joined by local designer Jeffrey Yoshida during “Hawaiian Airlines Presents: Runway to Runway” at 8 p.m. on November 11.
Also in town were New York-based menswear designer Asaf Ganot. The twin brother of Eran Ganot, coach of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s men’s basketball team, showed a collection of athletic wear at 6 p.m. on November 10.
Following the Ganot show was “Neiman Marcus Presents: The Art of Fashion” at 8 p.m. on November 10.
“Local Luxe” at 2 p.m. on November 11 featured local brands Allison Izu, Andy South, Malia Jones, Ten Tomorrow and Kojo Couture, while “Live Aloha” at 4 p.m. on November 11 highlighted Noa Noa, ‘Iolani Sportswear, Manaola Hawai‘i and Manuheali‘i.
Reyn Spooner marked its 60th anniversary at 6 p.m. on November 11 with a showcase of fashion through the decades.
Manaola Hawai‘i and Kini Zamora each had solo runway shows at noon and 2 p.m., respectively, on November 12.
Japanese model Rinka presented her trendy lifestyle line Li Hua at 6 p.m. on November 12 during “LeaLea Presents: RINKAgram.” Wedding dresses by Four Sis & Co. were also featured in the runway show.
And survivors of life-threatening diseases walked the runway during “Hawai‘i Pacific Health Presents: Beautiful Survivors,” at 8 p.m. on November 12.
*Photos from Honolulu Fashion Week 2016 – Nov. 10, 11 & 12, 2016 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Article adapted from Nadine Kam of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 2016.
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