Goodwill Goes GLAM!

Mark your calendars for the third annual Bank of Hawaii presents Goodwill Goes GLAM! July 17 to 20 at Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

As in years past, Goodwill employees have been busy sorting through endless piles of donations and in-store retail merchandise for designer brands, glam pieces and specialty items to be sold at this highly anticipated event.


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Model: Ciara Northen Stylist: Ian Abadie Forever 21 gold sequin dress $6.99, Versace Parfums clear tote $4.99, Tignanello black purse $4.99, necktie $2.99, Shield sunglasses $3.99, fedora $2.99, brown leather suitcase $8.99

An exclusive gala, fashion show and VIP pre-sale takes place July 17 followed by the public GLAM! sale from July 18 to 20.

Featured here are some of the fashions that will be on the runway and available for sale at the VIP pre-sale July 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This year’s fashion show, produced by Paul Brown, is titled Urban Appeal — Eclectic Goodwill! Amy Azada serves as lead stylist, and a team from Paul Brown plus other local stylists have been busy putting the wardrobe together for the show.

“It’s amazing fashions from Goodwill locations that they can purchase at ridiculously incredible prices,” says Paul Brown on what people can expect to see. “There’s good, fashionable opportunities, and also vintage treasures.

“I personally have a Sandwich Isles sports coat that I bought at Goodwill in New York for $5, 40 years ago, that I will be wearing that evening.”

A limited amount of tickets to the fashion show and VIP pre-sale are available for $20, and can be purchased online (look for the link at

Hours for the public GLAM! sale are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 18 and 19; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20. Tickets cost $4 and are available for purchase at Blaisdell box office.

Proceeds from Bank of Hawaii presents Goodwill Goes GLAM! are used to raise awareness of Goodwill’s nonprofit mission to help people with employment barriers reach their full potential and become self-sufficient. In 2012-2013, Goodwill helped more than 13,000 people in Hawaii through its programs and services statewide, and aided more than 1,600 people in finding employment.

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