A Fresh Twist on the ’60s Trend: 3 Mini-Dresses to Buy Now
Local designers take a swing at the decade’s A-line mini dress.
1. TOP OF THE LINE
Roberta Oaks Betty dress, $118, Roberta Oaks, 19 N. Pauahi St., 428-1214. Toms Adeline sunglasses, $139, Genius Outfitters, 346 Lewers St., 922-2822. Torchlight gemstone and gold cuff, $188, Elkiss brass cuff, $106, We Are Iconic, 1236 Waimanu St., 462-4575. Shifted Moon bracelet, $30, Bamboo Sky, 401 Kamake‘e St., 591-8003.
Roberta Oaks Power:
“The cut of the Betty dress is classic yet playful and it’s a great shape on so many body types.”
2. SPOT ON
Tori Richard Dot Me Penelope dress, $298, Tori Richard, Hilton Hawaiian Village, 943-9472. Ginger13 beaded bracelets, $15 each, Ginger13, S. Pauahi St., 591-8003. Torchlight Mayla turquoise cuff, $225, We Are Iconic, see above. Cross-body bag, $26.99, Genius Outfitters, see above.
Jessica Zaro, designer for Tori Richard:
“We made the Penelope in an amazing jacquard fabric, which features a polka dot pattern with an ikat feel. The color is a mix of black and navy making it really versatile.”
3. BOLD SHOULDER
Florencia Arias Celia dress, $78, Super Citizen, Kāhala Mall, 599-4333. Pure Joy bracelets, pyrite, $50; opal, $60; chain, $48, Bamboo Sky, see above. Woven clutch, $29.50, Roberta Oaks, see above. Torchlight pyrite ring, $176, We Are Iconic, see above. Ginger13 wood, howlite and malachite necklace, $92, Ginger13, see above.
“I wanted to create a timeless silhouette. The bright color was inspired by the Hawaiian sunrise and I added the sleeve detail for contrast and a modern touch.”