Congragulations to Kate Ranke, the winner of our Summer Giveaway package! She has won a Sol Seas bikini, a tasting and bottle of Nani Moon Mead, a pair of Hawaiian Optics sunglasses, a copy of our summer issue, and a retro friendship bracelet!
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I had the best time photographing our Summer Photo Editorial. Eleni of Sol Seas Bikinis provided her styling and a few of the most beautiful women on the island modeled her awesome swimwear. From earth movers in grassy fields to dive gear and machetes on sandy beaches we showed that Kauai girls are fierce and [...]Read the rest of this entry »
We caught up with the creative masterminds behind the Kaua’i Katwalk fashion show in Hanalei last Saturday, Taryn Rodighiero of KaiKini and Angelique Ell of a. ell design. We asked them about pulling off such a successful event, and where we can get our hands on some of their gorgeous Kaua’i made pieces. Purple Inc.: [...]Read the rest of this entry »
What do you get when you combine local designers + original art +a rockin’ live show at the Nui? You get Kaua’i Katwalk, the hottest night in Hanalei this summer. KaiKini and a. ell Atelier will be unveiling their new colorful collections, including couture pieces hand-painted by Kaua’i artists. A whole lot of creativity is afoot here, [...]Read the rest of this entry »
The dew-spotted red plumeria flowers popping up on the tree in my front yard is a sign: Summer is close. Brighter mornings, longer days, graduations, travels, campfires, and beach days. Lots of beach days, please. After my interview with Sherri and Barbara of the Surfrider Foundation in our Spring Issue, my beach bag will now include gardening shears [...]Read the rest of this entry »