Special Section: Beauty

FLUX Beauty Section
Image by Cheyne Kalai

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FLUX Checkered Past Palaka

I. PAST

A Checkered Icon

It’s believed to be more local than the aloha shirt: the checked woven button-up known as palaka.

Text by Alexis Cheung
Images by Josiah Patterson

II. PRESENT

Modern Holoholo

From pareu to slip dresses, lounging around Oʻahu in lilting silhouettes synonymous with a certain island laissez faire.

Modeled by Haumea
Images by Cheyne Kalai

FLUX Beauty Section

III. FUTURE

Fabric of Life

As single-use plastics threaten to smother the planet, artist Tiare Ribeaux manufactures a living, breathing alternative.

Text by Leilani Marie Labong
Images by Peter Prato