Join us at the first-ever HONOLULU Fashion week, Nov. 6-9. Its free and open to the public!

 

HONOLULU Fashion Week is your opportunity to experience high-level fashion on the island of Oahu. Its a little piece of New York, right here in Honolulu. In partnership with Japan Fashion Week OrganizationHawai‘i Fashion Incubator, and the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, HONOLULU Fashion Week provides an opportunity to experience fashion in a truly insider way.

At Fashion Week, well have runway shows, shopping and fashion related events all day long. Well feature never-before-seen pieces from renowned designers, such as Sig Zane and Kaypee Soh, and national collaborations with designers, such as Saturdays Surf NYC. Our art installation turned pop-up boutique will provide a uniquely gallery-like experience. It will be an opportunity to shop for clothing and accessories made just for the event by local designers (see the ever-growing list, here). We encourage you to stop by early–these pieces are limited and are expected to sell out.

Runway shows will be produced by world renowned fashion producer Lynne O’Neill and models styled by distinguished stylist Don Sumada. The production talent behind the event hails from New York, and has worked on events as large as New York Fashion Week. Read more about the creative team, here.

 

Whether you’re into shopping or fashion, you wont want to miss out on HONOLULU Fashion Week. RSVP on Facebook, now!

 

 

When:  Nov. 6-9, 2014
Where:  Hawai‘i Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawai‘i
Cost: Free

 

FASHION WEEK 2014 SCHEDULE

This year's event has passed, but here's a rundown of the event schedule.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6
 (INVITE ONLY)

5:30 p.m.:  VIP and media preview, musical performance by Amy Hanaialiʻi Gilliom and Willie K.

 

6:30 p.m.:  Runway show: HONOLULU Magazine Presents Live Aloha

This VIP event will kick-off the weekend featuring an exclusive collaboration between renowned Hawaiian wear designer Sig Zane and New York-based Saturdays Surf NYC.  Acclaimed local interior designer Kaypee Soh, will debut pieces from his first-ever womenswear apparel collection. The night will also include personal appearances by the designers for the fashion shows and pop up stores as well as a highly anticipated performance from acclaimed Hawaii musicians Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom and Willie K. Reception 5:30 p.m.; runway show at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6.
*This event is private and not open to the public. Admission is by invitation only.

 


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

1 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Shopping, beauty bar and sponsor lounge activities

 

3 p.m.: Runway Show: HIFI Presents: Kaua‘i Art Factory    

A collective of designers and artists from the Garden Island of Kauai to show their latest work with support from HIFI and the Kauai Chamber of Commerce. Featured designers include Gypsy Rain, Chez Chanterelle, and Bikini 808.
free, limited capacity.

 

6:15 p.m.: Runway show: Art of Fashion: The Best of Neiman Marcus

The Art of Fashion by Neiman Marcus will showcase the latest collections from some of the world's best designers in an exciting and cutting-edge runway presentation. The Art of Fashion is also the title of the luxury retailer's fashion ad campaign which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this Fall. Filled with powerful and compelling imagery shot seasonally by world-renowned photographers, The Art of Fashion illustrates the retailer's heritage and unwavering commitment to art and fashion. To view the current campaign, visit neimanmarcus.com.
Free, limited capacity.
 

 

7:30 p.m.: HIFI Presents: Kini and Dinko Spring/Summer 2015 by Kini Zamora and Dinko Satta    

Kini Zamora of Project Runway Season 13 and partner Dinko Satta unveil the much anticipated s/s 2015 collection of their eponymous line, Kini and Dinko.
Free, limited capacity.

 


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

12 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Shopping, beauty bar and sponsor lounge activities 

 

1 p.m.: Runway show: HONOLULU Magazine Presents Get Out! (active, swim, surf)

featuring active, swim and surf wear from featured designers, including Naissance, the Japanese line by Takashi Kumagai, and Tsu.ya, the line of activewear by Olympic gold medal figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi.
Free, limited Capacity.

 

3 p.m.: HIFI Presents: Conscious Designers Hawai‘i    

A nascent coalition of Hawaii designers dedicated to eco and socially conscious clothing make their debut on the runway at HONOLULU FASHION WEEK.
Free, limited capacity.

 

7:30 p.m.: Hawaiian Airlines Presents MAMo Wearable Art Fashion Show

A showcase of Native Hawaiian artists and designers presenting everything from Hawaiian tattoo, traditional designs, contemporary designs, and traditional cultural practices. Featured designers include Keone Nunes, Kapono'ai Molitau, Puamana Crabbe, Nita Pilago and Marques Marzan.
Free, limited capacity.

 


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.: HiFi Connects: The Business of Fashion, Coffee and Dialogue​

The Hawaii Fashion Incubator (HIFI) will host HIFI Connects: The Business of Fashion, Coffee + Dialogue, featuring a panel discussion with internationally recognized fashion industry professionals Lynne O’Neill, Jacky Tang, Roman Young, Bliss Lau and Henry Navarro. These World-renowned fashion professionals will share what goes on behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week and beyond. The event will feature A presentation of the 2014 Governor’s Fashion Awards by Gov. Neil Abercrombie.
Register online at  Eventbrite. Tickets are $25, FREE for HFX Members. SEATING is limited.

 

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Shopping, beauty bar and sponsor lounge activities

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES


 
  • Hawaiian Airlines exhibit and first class lounge

  • HONOLULU Fashion Week Pop-Up Boutique, presented by Bank of Hawai‘i MyBankoh Rewards Credit Cards

  • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort’s Passion for Fashion lounge

  • Inspiration Interiors lounge areas

  • W Salon beauty bar

  • Rice Force beauty bar

  • Art+Flea pop-up

  • HIS exhibit featuring live models and swimwear

  • Conscious Designers HI, eco-friendly shopping

...and more to come!

 

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