Wear + Adorn


by Tania Ginoza on July 1, 2014 · 6 comments

Don’t you hate it when people say (or write) “I die”? Me too. Yes Rachel Zoe, I’m talking to you. However, when I stumbled upon the Spring Summer 2014 line by Upstate, those are the exact words that ran through my head as my jaw dropped to the floor. Kalen Kaminski and Astrid Chastka founded Upstate out of Brooklyn in […]



by Tania Ginoza on March 16, 2014 · 0 comments

Cindy Yokoyama founded Ginger13 in 2004 to create memorable and unique jewelry. I discovered Ginger13 and became a fan a few years later when I scooped up several pairs of her fun mismatched earrings at one of my favorite Honolulu shopping spots, Bamboo Sky. Lighting bolts and koi pendants dangling from beautifully formed hoops were […]


Uniques…Da Pop-Up at the MACC

by Tania Ginoza on December 18, 2013 · 1 comment

It’s the week before Christmas and I assume many of you are doing the frantic OMG I’ll buy anything tango at the mall. My suggestion is to keep calm and shop on at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s pop-up gallery gift shop, Uniques.

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machine machine

by Tania Ginoza on December 16, 2013 · 2 comments

#1 on my must go list for the next Kauai jaunt is a Hanapepe spot called the Workshop. I’d love to meet Shannon Hiramoto, tour her studio and try on ALL of her handmade up-cycled vintage pieces. Shannon’s line, machine machine, is absolute perfection. I love her girlie yet edgy creations with an appreciation of […]


MauiShopGirl Gift Guide for Her, The JetSetter

by Tania Ginoza on December 2, 2013 · 18 comments

As I now hop on a jet plane to holo holo Honolulu on a regular basis, I got to thinking, what would a frequent flyer love to see under her tree on Christmas day? Here’s my picks for the frequent flyer or girl who enjoys a weekend getaway.