ANGLES – IKE DAILY

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by

I have always said we need to position our self in places that we can snipe from angles. This is one of those angles! Pololei e Janet, Thank you for pushing yourself and creating a career that you continue to change perspectives! One thing to note, Janet clarifies her closing statement of video piece here in her editorial:

“**This has been updated to clarify my intended focus of this editorial, which has been Hollywood and mainstream media. The video piece is titled “Hollywood’s appropriation of Hawaiian culture” which is addressing an entire system that more often than not silences Native voices, rather truly includes Native voices. I am also aware that though I am centering Native Hawaiian/Kanaka Maoli voices, I do not wish to erase the presence of the people *of* Hawaii, who may not be Native, but who have contributed to local Hawaii culture which also embraces the concept of Aloha.”

IKE DAILY

Mahalo Mahalo Mahalo

PLATE LUNCH, NO GRAVY

Monday, May 4th, 2015 by

Been enjoying what the Kaplan boys are about since Rod Chmolack first brought them to the warehouse a couple of years ago. These guys carry some serious passion to life when it comes to their brand which is what we love and respect about them. Here is a quick launch video of what makes them who they are! Keep doing what you love boys!! enjoy…

Plate Lunch from Plate Lunch on Vimeo.

CHEERS TO GOOD VIBES

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 by

Hi again!  I’m just going to start this blog off by saying the weekend was way too short!  Let’s recap…

My good friend, Bree, decided to take a leap and move to Las Vegas and I couldn’t be more happier for her! Personally, I’m a homebody and I couldn’t imagine leaving Hawaii, but to each her own.  When she told me the bittersweet news, I knew I wanted her last day to be special.  Surprise party for Bree was in full effect.  Now, usually the beach is a go-to for a huge get together, but I wanted it to be a little more intimate.  Bingo!  I send a text message to Monique, asking if it’s cool with her that we use her house, she says yes.  Location, check.  Now, how am I going to get Bree there?  Easy, I tell her it’s Mo’s birthday and we’re just going to BBQ.  Haha!  After Bree agrees to going, it’s smooth sailing from there on out.  Thank you baby Buddha for technology and it’s ability for group text.  Lol.  BBQs with us is simple – bring whatever you wanna grill and drink, and leave it up to JJ (Parkz) to cover the dessert course!

It was a beautiful day out and I couldn’t wait to kick it with everyone.  Once we surprised Bree, we could all relax and just enjoy each other’s company.  As I savor a nice cold Coors Light in Mo’s amazing pool, I soaked in the scenery. Everywhere I looked, there were smiles and laughter, love and good vibes.  We came together to celebrate Bree’s journey, and Bree came to “celebrate Mo’s birthday” on her last day home (little did she know this was for her).  My point is, friendships like these, the unselfish ones, bring all kinds of positivity together, and in this tough world, positive vibes and good people make life that much sweeter.  Some people portray paradise to be clear water beaches with white sand, a beaming Hawaiian sun, and bottomless mai tai’s, however, my paradise is being in good company. Cheers to an amazing Sunday…

 

CHEERS TO GOOD VIBES from FITTED on Vimeo.

 

Hope you guys enjoyed that! Until next time..

XOXO,

Alia

ALLOW ME TO INTRODUCE MYSELF

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 by

Hey guys,

 

Iʻm finally on here and am excited to be able to share my thoughts with all of  you! First off, Iʻd like to start with a quick introduction; For those of you whom I havenʻt had the pleasure of meeting yet, my name is Alia and you may find yourself running into me on any given day at the shop. I’ve been with FITTED for almost 2 years now, and the new experiences and friendships I encounter daily have been so priceless to me.  Coming into this company, I was aware of the ohana that surrounded the brand.  I was also very hesitant and afraid of not being accepted by this unbreakably bonded “family.”  Slowly, but surely I’ve become a part of this ever-growing ohana (and I’m not just talking about employees).  Our loyal supporters are the sh*t!  So much aloha run through their veins and it’s so contagious.  They define our saying “Aloha Served Daily” so well.

With the start of our summer collection beginning, I wanted to capture the essence of this past spring season before beers and beaches take over.  With us nearing our ten year anniversary, we wanted to bring back a few of our personal favorite, older designs for our Spring 14 “Legacy” Collection.  Pictured below are some of our customers, both new and old, that camped out every weekend for ten weeks!  For the rest of you that physically can’t be here, we haven’t forgotten about you!  Our appreciation goes beyond words.  I’m so stoked to be here and I hope you guys are ready for summer!

 

XOXO,

Alia

 

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