Friday, April 17, 2009

Fortune Hunter

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Searching out new territory, tracking your targets, stalking the prey. Yes, shopping can feel a lot like hunting, even if you’re only on the prowl for an everyday handbag.

And it’s even harder when fertile grounds like small independent boutiques seem to be closing up every day.

Which is why it’s such good news that the tiny MisFortune boutique at Ward Centre just reopened yesterday. It has new owners and new inventory, but the name and the idea are the same.

Only as big as a walk-in closet, the shop is filled with cool finds. On the racks and shelves you’ll find clothes from hard-to-find labels like the French line Promod, and cute jewelry from lines like Gorjana. New owners Steven and Izumi Naszvadi have much more stuff on the way too, all of it at price points that won’t give you sticker shock.

Talk about a deal of fortune.

MisFortune boutique, Ward Centre (Ewa end, across from Brookstone). Contact misfortuneward@hotmail.com for more info.

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2009 in Permalink

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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