Shear Madness: Clothes and Accessories That Do More With Less
Any way you slice it, cutouts are having a moment, with both local artists and designers opting for pared-down plays on positive and negative space.
photo: david croxford; model: alyson kintscher, premier models and talent; hair and makeup: erica showers.
Three-hundred pieces of precisely sliced paper flowers, vines and leaves cascade down to form Green Piece, veteran printmaker Allyn Bromley’s beautiful, 3-D nod to nature, currently on display as part of the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Natural Unnatural Supernatural contemporary art installation. To create the stunning assemblage, Bromley took an X-acto knife to screenprinted recycled paper and painstakingly removed the white space, leaving behind the prints.
Exhibit runs through November, 900 S. Beretania St., 532-8700.
Cut a trim figure in Tiare Hawaii’s cage-back Echo Beach dress. A snippet from North Shore designer Jane Hoskin’s new Dream Catchers collection, the airy, rayon voile frock flashes just enough skin for a look that’s equal parts sexy and sweet.
Available at San Lorenzo Hawaii, Moana Surfrider, 922-0111.
Add edge with boldly cropped gold jewelry. Misa Jewelry Crystalline Web 14K vermeil ring, $245, Riches Kahala, Kahala Mall, 737-3303
Beso Beso Collision 18K gold-plated cuff, $160, Odette New York Ojos recycled-brass cuff, $160, and Quatro Ojos bangle, $191, and Serpent Cuff, $160, Fighting Eel, 1133 Bethel St., 738-9300.