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aloha friday scoop


if your wallet is home to an amex card, be sure to register for small business saturday which will credit $25 to your account if you shop at an indie biz on sat, nov 26th. also, a few kind thoughts directed to pali momi for a dear family member would be warmly welcomed and very much appreciated!

the annual holiday jewelry bazaar returns to lily lotus with gorgeous sparkle from debra mack jewelry, maya papaya, modern philosophy, and padma & pickles. all jewelry will be marked down 20% off plus you have a chance to win something pretty in the raffle!

p.s. first 20 purchases score a goody bag.

  • when: sat, nov 12th - 10a to 6p & sun, nov 13th - 11a to 4p
  • where: 609 kailua road, kailua
  • fyi: complimentary henna painting on sat from 10 to 12p

find a pretty party dress during roberta oaks' pre-holiday sale! 30% off fall looks and 40% off summer styles in-store and online.

gather up shop toast goodness during noelani elementary school's holiday craft fair.

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aloha friday scoop

a big batch of mini spicy buffalo chicken delights and zippy-esque chili are a-callin' this independence day weekend! before you dash off for the holiday, do peek the pretty new pouches just uploaded to samudra's online shop (tulum wave . . . sigh).

first friday highlights if the chinatown arts district is wooing you to town:

  • say hello to the fighting eel ladies and save 15% during this weekend's storewide sale. {'til 9:30p tonight + sat/mon shop hours; 1133 bethel street}
  • roberta oaks hosts a buy 1, get 1 for 40% off sale on all regular priced w's and select m's styles from s/s 2011. {19 north pauahi street; fyi: online friends can save 25% in the online shop with secret code firecracker - expires mon, jul 4th}

mu'umu'u heaven helps denim designer allison izu upcycle imperfect pairs of jeans from the line's launch into new goods. plus, door prizes and vintage photobooth style snapshots by flashlab!

pop by the butik to acquire new summer style with a buy 1, get 1 for 50% off deal.

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new peeks: allison izu

kinky links * love it or leaf it

before the launch of her eponymous petite denim line, honolulu designer allison izu song constructed one of a kind tees during her reincarnation days. with a wink to the past, hawaii's favorite lady of denim recently added a few styles to top off your favorite pair of jeans ranging from the playfully abstract kinky links glamming up the standard tank to cheeky offerings designed especially for readers who embrace their petite-ness.

speaking of denim, spring and fall 2009 silhouettes (designed for frames 5'6" and under) can still be scooped up and will have to tide you over until the next collection debuts in spring 2011. and, if you need more convincing, fall 09 has been reduced to $59 while earlier seasons can be yours for $49. plus, with two inseams to choose from (27-inch and 31-inch), you'll save cash &/or time on hemming to your exact specifications.

your best shopping bet is the online shop where the new tops are priced between $19 and $29. plus, june orders that tally up to $99 will also receive an ai logo tank (while supplies last & pending no returns), and hawaii and mainland orders over $100 receive complimentary shipping!

do you have a pair of allison izu denim hanging in your closet?


allison izu fall 2009

allison izu's fall 09 collection will be making its official debut this weekend complete with six styles designed especially for petite denim connoisseurs. dark washes, stitched details, and signature pocket linings mingle with premium denim sourced from the finest mills in the usa, japan and italy.

this season a few well-placed exposed zippers add a hint of glamorous rocker chic while the everyday paniolo-lo panio low rider bootcut has been reissued with a few updates. there's a sexy mini in the mix and the anti-leggings crowd on the hunt for a skintight alternative will want to take a look at the super slim uk zipped with just enough stretch to maintain a sleek waistline.

and, readers born and raised in the 808 will surely share my amusement over the wink-wink innuendo of slipping into a pair cheekily tagged hotel street.

hotel st * panio low rider * uk zipped

sizes range from 000 to 10 with all the jeans available in two inseam lengths (27-inches & 31-inches) so ladies up to 5'6" can wear a pair straight out of the shopping bag without worrying about the additional time &/or expense of alterations. happy news!

the fall collection just arrived in the online shop (free shipping over $100) and allison will also be showing off the new fall looks starting with the first stop this weekend:

  • when: sat, oct 17th - 11a to 2p
  • where: split obsession, ala moana
  • fyi: score 20% off the top of your choice with your ai fall 09 purchase & save 50% on spring 09 styles

allison izu spring 2009

manini short + luana short

allison izu, the homegrown petite denim designer, will be previewing her spring 09 collection all around oahu this weekend. new additions include shorter hemlines for the warming weather and an updated trouser jean.

kolohe welt + luana-lulu

stop by any of the events listed below, scoop up a spring 09 style, and score a complimentary allison izu tank plus 15% off all other merchandise at all three boutiques!

  • when: sat, apr 25th - 11a to 1p
  • where: adore, kahala mall