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happy anniversary alliway!

since its opening two years ago, alliway has become honolulu's sweet spot to scoop up irresistible indie finds from around the globe in addition to its lovely in-house jewelry lines.

designer/shopkeeper allison kim-czerniak is also known for showing lots of love to local designers and will be sharing the spotlight with shop favorites crave jewelry, ecolicious, grumpy girl, kat uno, mayapapaya & miemiko atelier during this week's second anniversary bash.

everyone is invited to friday's celebration filled with raffle prizes (every 30 minutes, natch) and bargains galore via the 3-2-1 sale - 30% off alliway & backstreet designs, 20% off handbags & 10% off all other merch. guests will also be among the first to preview alliway's fall 09 collection priced just right for the night.

  • when: fri, sep 25th - 4p to 8p
  • where: alliway, ward warehouse
  • fyi: first 50 people score a free gift bag

congratulations alli!


wedding wrap

here's a cute idea if you happen to be on the lookout for a wedding gift destined to make a splash. the wedding café now offers custom embroidered bath linens that can be personalized however you please and are perfect for the soon-to-be-wed, love is always in the air, hopelessly romantic sweethearts in your life about to set up their official married nest.

anything goes from monograms to pet names to the more traditional mister and missus. surprise the newlyweds with towels stitched in their wedding colors or simply scoop up the forever set which is stocked in-store.

prices start at $14 for a hand towel and go up from there so consider gathering up friends and family to gift a complete set.

turnaround time for custom orders is about a week.

  • where: twc, ward warehouse
  • shop hours: mon to sat, 10a to 9p & sun, 10a to 6p

happy anniversary alliway!

oh my, can you believe that alliway is already celebrating the first anniversary of its ward warehouse boutique? if you have yet to step inside the shop, there are lots of happy reasons to stop by during the in-store anniversary bash taking place later today.

enjoy one time only specials including 30% off the alliway & backstreet jewelry collections, 20% off handbags & 10% off the rest of the store (local lines stocked include lily lotus & kat uno designs). the wedding cafe and cake gallery are dishing up yummy treats plus raffles every thirty minutes mean you have a good chance of winning something fabulous!

  • when: today, sep 19th - 4p to 8p
  • where: alliway, ward warehouse
  • fyi: first fifty guests score a goodie bag!

red pineapple roundup

red pineapple proprietor nalani mclaughlin holliday scored a little mention in dailycandy yesterday for her eponymous cookie creations. with mother's day fast approaching, time to gather 'round for a show and tell of whimsical gift ideas stocked at nalani's ward centre boutique:

1 - for the green thumb: garden-in-a-bag creates instant blooms

2 - for the fashionista: a stiletto door stop makes for a flirty homage to her choos

3 - for the sweet tooth: pretty packaging conceals nalani's famous cookies

4 - for the wave warrior: a stylish swim tote complete with waterproof liner

missing the gifting gene? take a rain check on that panic attack and let the red pineapple 'ohana whip up the perfect mother's day basket for you. minimum order is a budget friendly $11 plus red pineapple offers delivery and shipping direct to your mom's door.


alliway grand opening

mop star * lotus drop * monsteria love * lariat

oahu-based jewelry line alliway is expanding its growing mini-empire with the opening of the company's first boutique at ward warehouse this week. the shop doors opened yesterday and you can expect to find a treasure trove of the colorful concoctions that have made alliway a favorite of everyone from local style glossie smart to the much adored ny indie design shop rare device.

the collection features a mix of simple flourishes in a rainbow of sparkles inspired by designer allison kim-cherzniak's globe trotting travels to the philippines, thailand, tahiti and the yucatan. if you love to accessorize with a pop of color, this is definitely one to bookmark since many of alliway's designs are available in a pretty and diverse palette accented with semi precious stones and sweet charms.

alli recently sent along the scoop on saturday evening's grand opening celebration at her new ward shop:

  • when: sat, sep 22nd - 5p to 10p
  • gift bag for the first 40 guests
  • raffle drawings (est. prize value: $100 retail)
  • 10% off everything + 30% off 1 alliway piece over $50

plus, free pupus and drinks. all are welcome so no rsvp is necessary to join the fun.

if you can't make it to the brick & mortar shop in honolulu, take a peek at alliway's online shop or the stockist list to find a boutique near you.