Brie Thalmann

Managing Fashion Editor of HONOLULU Magazine

Born and raised on O‘ahu, wardrobe stylist and writer Brie Thalmann has logged more than a decade of experience in the local fashion industry. Currently the managing fashion editor of HONOLULU Magazine and editor of the publication’s ancillary magazine shopping Honolulu SHOPS, Brie oversees the brand’s fashion-focused editorial content. A day at her post includes everything from styling photo shoots and editing articles to meeting with designers, photographers and boutique owners. Brie holds a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising from UH Mānoa. Her previous stints include full-time and contributing positions at Hawai‘i Woman MagazineAla Moana Magazine and Smart Magazine.

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8 Holiday Gift Ideas from Hawaii's Shopkeepers

We tasked a few of our favorite shop owners with digging through their stocks (and checking them twice!). And boy, did they deliver, offering up fantastic gift ideas for everyone on your list, naughty and nice.

Designer Q&A: Bliss Lau

On a recent visit home, the Punahou and Parsons graduate filled us in on her current obsessions, favorite local designers and go-to Island spots.

Fall Fashion: Pattern Theory

Off-the-wall prints unite this fall in dare-to-be-different yet wearable looks. Boyish houndstooth, fierce leopard and dramatic digitals are ready to stand together and be recognized.

Meet the Shopkeepers: Mōno

Husband-and-wife team Dean and cassy song channeled their love of streamlined design into Mōno, a newly opened home and office goods boutique on South King Street.

Designer Q&A: Guess model Tori Praver's new swimwear collection

Guess model and Vogue cover girl Tori Praver’s burgeoning swimwear line is taking off nearly as fast as her meteoric modeling career. The Maui native shares about her new SS13 collection, her favorite Island activities and her upcoming ready-to-wear debut.

Glamorous Great Gatsby-inspired Jewelry

Glamorous ’20s-inspired jewelry styles roar back on to the scene this summer in the form of sleek, art deco extras, decadent pearl strands and swingy, flapper-happy tassel details calling out for the Charleston.

Fashions inspired by 'The Great Gatsby'

All That Jazz Glamorous ’20s fashions roar back onto the scene, just in time for this month’s box office debut of the revamped The Great Gatsby. Hit the mark with fresh takes on the decade’s biggest style stars—fanciful headwear,…

Geometry-inspired accessories

1// Bliss Lau Fractal antique brass and leather necklace, $169, I Am Shop, 1221 Kapiolani Blvd. Suite 111, 593-2767.  2// Imi Jewelry Stones 18K gold-fill necklace, $70, The Butik, 1067 Kapiolani Blvd. #A3, 593-4484. 3&4// A.wattz brass and gold-filled-wire drop…

Serpentine Accessories for the Year of the Snake

No matter your sign, the Year of the Snake is sure to be a fashionable one thanks to the season's array of come-slither, serpentine accessories in strikingly vibrant hues. Proenza Schouler PS1 Medium python satchel, $3645, Aloha Rag, 1221 Kapiolani…

City Knickers: Lingerie by local designers

With love in the air, there’s no better time to go skivvie dipping. Luckily, a handful of local designers and boutiques have got you covered with racy sheers, lovely lace and silky satins. Estuaries Pearl bikini bra, $122,  Guava Shop,…

State of the Art

Short on wall space?  Wear your art on your sleeve with gallery-worthy tees exhibiting the works  of talented local artists. (Left) Woolley Brothers - Waialua-based surfboard shapers and screen  printers Shaun and Nat Woolley occasionally  transfer their awesome board art, flush…

Office Space

More than just a nine-to-five haunt, your work desk is often your home away from home. Keep it streamlined in style with accessories that are equal parts functional and fun.  1 & 2// Paperthinks leather envelope folders, $23 each, Rifle…

Stylish Notepads to Organize the Holiday Season

The It Lists: Presents for your favorite people. Thank you cards. Party supplies. Stay organized in style this holiday season, with spirited list pads, perfect for keeping your to-dos, and sanity, in check.

Office Accessories: Big in Japan

Tucked away in the far back corner of Hakubundo’s new Ward location in Honolulu, is a covetable stash of office accessories, writing tools and art supplies.

Menswear-Inspired Fall Fashion in Honolulu

Look Sharp!: From smartly tailored trousers and button-downs to oversized watches and brogues, fall’s boyish good looks will have you reaching for menswear-inspired staples at every turn.