Stacey Makiya

Fashion Editor and Stylist for HONOLULU Magazine

As a fashion editor and stylist for HONOLULU Magazine, Stacey Makiya’s work includes conceptualizing, producing and editing fashion editorials. She entered the world of fashion in 2007 as an editor for SMART Magazine, and since then has worked for various local publications, styled fashion shows and commercial models, contributed to local fashion blogs, and most recently assisted in executing the inaugural runway shows for HONOLULU Fashion Week. Her passion for giving back is deeply rooted going back to hanabata days when she would visit senior homes and talk story with the residents, volunteer in soup kitchens and participate in beach cleanups. Stacey is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i’s journalism program and hopes that in two years, her 10-year-old daughter Dilan will apply for Reach the Runway and make her mom prou

Articles

Fashion Feature: Into The Wild

From punchy, jungle prints and steamy silhouettes to vibrant color mash-ups, tropical fashions are heating up the Island scene.

Honolulu's Power Couples

Together these couples find strength in numbers in life and work. Get an inside view of local shop owners and designers who frequently throw around the other powerful four-letter word.

Haute New Holiday Jewelry

Glisten up! Don’t be afraid to stick your neck out this party season—don these holiday-hued jeweled necklaces that are as bright as Tinseltown.

Hawaii-made Greeting Cards

Thoughtful, whimsical and locally designed, these greeting cards are guaranteed to bring joy to loved ones near and far.

Fashion Feature: Mirror's Edge

Own the night in this season’s most stunning trends—rich, high-sheen fabrics, risqué silhouettes and shimmering, faceted jewels that reflect the dark beauty of fall.

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.

Home Decor with a Neighborhood Twist

Whether your neighborhood is urban trendy or coastal chic, this stylish stash of home decor items will help bring a sense of belonging to your nest.

Fashion Feature: Girl on Fire

The heat is on this summer with dangerously sexy shades of red igniting ocean shores. In flirtatious scarlet and notice-me-now crimson, pin-up suits, body-hugging dresses and wind-swept silhouettes are cause for double, even triple, takes.

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.

Groom for Improvement

To beard or not to beard, that is the question. These top-of-the-line shaving creams, gels and aftershaves will make your tuft decision a whole lot easier.

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,…

Dinosaur Time at Bishop Museum

After a two-year break, the dinosaurs are back at Bishop Museum. Add some interactive activities for even the little ones, and kids of all ages were having a blast at the new, interactive exhibit "Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice…

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,…

The Olive Branch

Ali McMahon fills the racks with a highly covetable repertoire of fun, free-flowing, shore-style basics. Four years in and going strong, Olive Boutique (sister to Oliver Men’s Shop) isn’t about chasing trends. Instead, owner Ali McMahon fills the racks with…

Tooling Around

In a fix? These brightly hued, easy-to-handle  hardware pieces will help you conquer home  improvement tasks without breaking a sweat. 1  & 2 Pro Glo 9-foot extension cords, $3.98 each, Stanley retractable knife with interlocking nose, $6.99, City Mill, 660 N.…

Striking Gold

From the rich tinge of champagne to the raw depth of honey, touches of gold are simply stunning as gilded accents or in slightly flared, free-flowing and skintight silhouettes.