Foster Simplicity

Foster Botanical Gardens Styled Bridal Shoot Although big weddings will always be (amazing!), more and more our brides are asking for simplicity – in their dress, in their wedding planning experience, and in their wedding overall. This styled shoot captures how much impact and bridal drama can come from simplicity. This lightweight gown is a…

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Designer Profile: Christopher Paunil

Christopher Paunil wedding dresses are for the bride that wants to feel sexy and strong in clean lines. His bridal collections blend architectural elements with flow, and walk that fine line of bold and understated. To boot, Christopher Paunil wedding gowns are all made locally in Toronto, and represent one of the most sustainable production lines we have seen in bridal.

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The Kaka’ako Penthouse Shoot

Kaka’ako is our home, and it has so many beautiful faces. Last summer we explored its street vibe in our Powwow Bridal Shoot and this spring we got the view from the top! Our penthouse styled shoot featured the incredible floral arch designs of 808 Bloom and gowns by Antonio Riva, Tadashi Shoji, and Casablanca Bridal.…

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D.Y.G. Design Your Gown

Karen Willis Holmes delivers again. Her new Design Your Gown campaign offers bridal separate options that can be combined to create 91 different styles – with the option to be sewn together or worn as separates. See the entire D.Y.G. collection here and sign up for a Karen Willis Holmes Trunk Show at Masako Formals January 20-29, 2017.

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Jenny Yoo Trademark Bridesmaids Dresses Jenny Yoo is a world-renowned bridal designer, and her bridesmaids dresses are equally inspiring. Introducing Masako Formals favorite bridesmaids dress line based on quality, color selection, and convertibility for flattering options on any size or shape. See her entire bridesmaid collection here. (Great options for mother of the bride too!)

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#ALOHACOUTURE / Honolulu Fashion Week steps up to new heights in its second year

This year’s Honolulu Fashion Week, Nov 20-22 at the Hawaii Convention Center, has already grown in exciting ways since their first ever event last year. The opening show highlighted designers Live Aloha and Kini Zamora (featured below) — both delivering fun, fresh shows that showcased the vibrancy of Hawaii’s budding fashion scene. Kudos to all…

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Featured Designer: artifactseveryday

We love going to New York fashion week and seeing what’s new from the world’s top designers. But just as much, we love discovering small artisan designers that are reinventing style, often in their homes, at their fingertips and straight from the heart. @artifactseveryday is a Boston native who lives, works, and creates locally, with global inspiration. You…

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