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18 Reasons We Love Hawai‘i Fashion

From chic beachware and bold, nature-inspired prints to cool collabs and fresh spins on sartorial traditions, here are 18 reason we’re crazy about Hawai‘i fashion.


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No. 13: We Love to Play Matchy Matchy 

When it comes to family portraits, locals love to don matching aloha wear. And now, more than ever, Island designers are offering parents and their next-of twins stylish options made for the modern ohana. The latest super-fun sets include everything from graphic prints to bright solids, and, dare we say, edgy animal prints for the wild child in all of us. 


photo: karen d.b. photogrpahy; hair and makeup jasmine mullins


On mom Chelsea: Jimi zebra dress, $136, The Hatter Company straw fedora, $44, Fighting Eel, 1133 Bethel St., 738-9300. Amazonite, mother of pearl and coral necklace, $62, Ginger 13, 22 Pauahi St., 531-5311. 

Chelsea’s perfect day: ”It would be going with Kaila to the beach, then to eat at California Pizza Kitchen, stopping to pick some flowers, followed by playing beauty salon.” 


On daughter Kaila: Jaya zebra jumper, $48, Banana Leaf tank, $24, Fighting Eel, see above. Animal pendant necklaces, $18.50 each, triple glitter star necklace, $22.50, cat-ear headband, $22.50, J. Crew, Ala Moana Center, 949-5252. 

Kaila’s bright future: “I want to be a singer, an artist and a fashion designer.”


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