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Full-Frontal Fashion

| November 24, 2015 | Parties

THE PARTY During Modern Luxury Fashion Director James Aguiar’s third visit to Honolulu—turn to the fashion feature to see the fruits of his labor—hot hotel The Modern Honolulu extended him an invitation for a special edition of Study Hall, its special series that brings in creative talents from different fields to talk about their craft. The topic of the evening was obvious: fashion, pure and simple. THE GUESTS Friends of Modern Luxury Hawai‘i and The Modern Honolulu, along with other stylish scenesters, descended upon The Study, the posh, hidden-away lobby bar, for a cool libation before the New York tastemaker began. Spotted in the crowd were Ala Moana Center’s Kristin Kilburn, frequent collaborator and photographer Carlos Ruiz, and stylists Crystal Pancipanci and Kim Smith. THE HIGHLIGHTS Aguiar drew in the audience with his wit and humor. Of course, he shared anecdotes from and reflections on his fashion career, including the privilege of shooting in celebrated artist Hunt Slonem’s studio, as well as the challenges of shooting celebs and models in studio. Needless to say, stunning photos were obviously part of the program. –Photos by Travis Okimoto


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