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HI Fashion Evolution

2012 Apparel Guide Revolution Runway On April 29, UH-Mānoa will be hosting “Revolution,” the 46th annual senior fashion show by the Apparel Product and Design and Merchandise (APDM) program. According to assistant professor Andrew Reilly, the senior students will be doing everything “from producing their own collections . . . finding models, hair and makeup; arranging the venue; selling tickets; lighting and staging.” Mark your calendars; these kids know how to put on a show. -- M.K. Hawai'i Hall, 2500 Campus Rd., Sun., 4/29, $5-$25 (doors open at 6pm, show 7pm) "UH Manoa Revolution Fashion Show” on Facebook

Most of us living in Hawaii are partial to easy, fast fashion. But having checked out designs and materials as we spring into a new season, we’re showcasing a new paradigm–indulging in the luxury of select fashion.

Choose one thing carefully, introduce yourself and let what you wear become who you are. Here’s a look at some elements that may come to influence your formation.