About HONOLULU Fashion Week

HONOLULU Fashion Week is an event showcasing the world premiere of international and Hawaiian designer collaborations as well as Hawaii’s unique design community to both a local & visitor audience.  HONOLULU Magazine, in partnership with Japan Fashion Week Organization, Hawaii Fashion Incubator, and the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, will launch the inaugural event November 6 – 9, 2014 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. 

HONOLULU Fashion Week will feature designer runway shows produced by world renowned fashion producer Lynne O’Neill and distinguished stylist Don Sumada.  In addition to the runway shows, attendees will also have the exclusive opportunity to purchase limited edition collaboration pieces as well as shop a pop-up store of new Hawaiian designer fashions available exclusively during HONOLULU Fashion Week.

  • Dates:  November 6-9, 2014

  • Location:  Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Partners:  HONOLULU Magazine, Japan Fashion Week Organization, Hawaii Fashion Incubator, Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, INspiration Furniture



Collaborating Designers

  • Saturdays Surf NYC, New York.  In 2009, this shop opened in SoHo selling surfboards and wetsuits as well as fine art in New York. Today, Saturdays designs and produces its own menswear line featuring unique graphic tees, casual wear and swim trunks that it sells alongside lifestyle accessories. Saturdays now has two stores in New York City, and locations in Tokyo and Kobe.

  • Naissance, TokyoNAISSANCE is designed by Takashi Kumagai, the renowned Japanese stylist, photographer, brand director and designer. His designs reflect quality materials, natural colors, wearability. They are designed to feel familiar but also new. NAISSANCE began in fall 2011.

  • Sig Zane, Hilo Born and raised on Oahu, Sig Zane’s career began in Hilo when he joined a hula halau and began studying native plants of Hawaii, fueling a passion for Hawaiian culture and history. Over the past 25 years, Sig Zane Designs have been featured on items spanning airplane logos to hotel interiors as well as his signature clothing line.

  • Kaypee Soh, Honolulu. Born in Malaysia and educated in London, Kaypee Soh studied charcoal, oil and watercolors, but his true passion is in graphic design. Soh’s bright colors and playful patterns have influenced a whole new generation for Island décor.  Soh’s studio at the Ward Warehouse feature prints, pillows, dishes and linens that showcase his chic aesthetic.



Pop-up Designers

Our pop-up shop will feature new and exciting designs from the following:



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