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weekly sales sheet

stacia sweetheart * fighting eel maia

it seems we're in the lull in between mother's day and graduation but i managed to scoop up a few deals for you!

la readers will want to head to the westside this weekend for a stacia trunk show at the ria ray gallery in santa monica. enjoy first peeks of designer stacy johnson's new summer botanical collection and the chance to score in season styles under retail.

and, those far from honolulu with a yen for fighting eel will want to click over to bluefly which has a small stash of designs from previous seasons in their online inventory. it's not quite the same as making your way to fe hq for designer deals but everything is marked down 40%.

happy shopping!


fighting eel summer 2008


a quick peek of fighting eel's summer 08 collection is sure to perk up those monday blues. fe continues to reinterpret island style with updates on the flirty designs that have become a staple in closets from hawaii to hollywood. i am loving fe's more modern approach to tropical which takes aloha friday to a whole new level of sophisticatio, and a sweet nod to the lushness of the designers' hometown paradise can be found in the rainbow of colors saturating the collection.


and, a simple twist in foolproof jersey is perfect for the beach bound island bride who prefers to say i do in a pretty silhouette versatile enough to be worn after the wedding day.

p.s. the fe atelier is now open to the public on thursdays so when in chinatown stop in and browse past collections which have been marked down 30 to 80% off.


fighting eel spring/summer 2008


the spring 08 collection from honolulu's fighting eel is posted online for your viewing pleasure. say hello to springtime with a juicy pop of color!


pieces from the upcoming summer 08 collection which is rocking a subtle tie dye can also be previewed on their website. the s/s collection is not yet in stores so you may want to keep the stockist list handy.

by the way, if you haven't stopped by fe headquarters yet, this is a must for your "to do" list especially if you love a good bargain. the airy chinatown loft is filled with fe's signature super comfy jersey dresses and pieces from past collections are typically marked down 30% to 50%. and, if the stars are aligned, designers lan & rona just may be around to help you find the right dress.

rona marie's eponymous jewelry collection can also be found in the showroom.


weekly sales sheet


stop by fighting eel headquarters today to scoop up styles from their spring/summer 07 collection for 30-50% off. you'll also have first dibs on fe designer rona marie's charming new jewelry collection.

this weekend, alliway will be hosting a lily lotus holiday trunk show with savings of 25-50% off the island born yoga/loungewear line. preview the upcoming spring 08 line and pick up goodies from miuartworks and mayapapaya jewelry.

kealopiko celebrates the one year anniversary of their truly hawaiian style collection with a birthday pa'ina. doors open at noon for early bird shoppers and evening festivities include a fashion show, art gallery, and entertainment by paula fuga, the girlas, ernie cruz, jr. & kupa'aina.

  • when: sat, dec 1st - 5p to 9p
  • where: contact kealopiko for directions
  • fyi: cash only. $3 donation at the door (proceeds benefit hawaiian charter school art programs)  

discover fresh ways to make this holiday a bit more eco-friendly at the green market gift fair. there will be gifts that keep on giving and diy demonstrations to help you learn how to green your home and garden.


kokua auction - final round!

lot 3

alrighty, so there have been some serious steals during the kokua auction so far. since the all knowing magic 8 ball says there may be travel in my future, i have decided to accelerate the pace a bit and have just posted the final three auctions on ebay. yep, you read that correctly . . . thanks to the generosity of stancher at etiquette, an extra auction has been added just for the fellas!

remember, 100% of the proceeds will be donated to aloha harvest which does good work helping feed hawaii's hungry.

kokua lot no. 3 (est. retail value: $40):

lot 4, part one
lot 4, part two

kokua lot no. 4 (est. retail value: $175):

lot 5

kokua lot no. 5 (est. retail value: $250):

i suspect everyone has been waiting for the final lot so bid away to your heart's content! the opening bids are a fraction of the estimated value so there are quite a few deals to be had in this final round of the kokua auction.

remember shipping is on me if you live in the states (international bidders pay a flat shipping rate of $5
usd). all auctions end on monday night so happy bidding and mahalo for your kokua!