Styling Event At Collins+8th

Collins+8th and co-host a styling event Sunday, April 28, from 2 to 6 p.m. featuring transitional clothing that can be worn from day to night or weekday to weekend.

The event takes place at Collins+8th, located at 560 Pensacola St., Ste. 4, and will spotlight local brands Allison Izu, Andy South, H&K Handbags, UMEE and 19th & Whimsy, among other independent designers.

There also will be light pupus, drinks and live music provided by students from Ellen Masaki School of Music. Shoppers who bring used paper shopping bags and lightly used clothing to benefit Oahu Dress For Success will enjoy an additional 10 percent discount on most items. Named after South Beach Miami’s new shopping district, Collins+8th is an upscale boutique offering men’s and women’s fashions and is inspired by Miami’s style, energy, vibrancy and culture. is a new online boutique featuring stylish career wear for women, as well as style inspiration, fashion advice and designer interviews through its style blog. For more information, visit or call 593-9696.

[KI*ELE] Trunkshow At Nordstrom

Local jewelry company [ki*ele] hosts a spring trunkshow Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Nordstrom Ala Moana (in the fashion jewelry department, level 2) showcasing its new and exclusive [ki*ele] one-of-a-kind and personalized pieces, as well as summer personalized bangles and seathemed macrame bracelets. Stop by to get your necklaces and bracelets personalized for Mother’s Day (which is May 12), or shop the trunkshow’s selection of hammered necklaces, earrings, bangles and Aloha wire rings in sterling silver and 14K gold-filled.

All handmade in Hawaii, [ki*ele] was launched in 2008 by Marylea Conrad and features Hawaii-inspired jewelry, specifically resonating the sea and shell life in Hawaii. For more information, visit