Nakeʻu Awai Designs’ Merrie Monarch Collection Released for Spring
Nakeʻu Awai Designs newly released Spring Collection brings the designer back to his roots featuring beloved Hawaiʻi botanical prints on traditional and modern cuts in an array of colors.
With a limited release available on its newly designed website, and in-person at The 59th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival craft fair from April 20 to April 23, the collection of men’s and women’s attire and accessories includes detailed prints of:
• ʻUlu (breadfruit)
• ʻIwaʻiwa Maiden Hair Fern
• Mokihana Maile
Along with men’s pull-over aloha shirts, and women’s dresses, the collection also showcases a collaboration with well-known Hawaiʻi mu‘umu‘u designer Bete Inc. and debuts an assortment of handwoven lauhala purses and clutches lined in the season’s exclusive prints.