Island Slipper


TANNYA: WELCOME BACK. ISLAND SLIPPER HAS BEEN HANDCRAFTING SHOE SINCE 19 READY SIX AND THEY THOUGHT THE TIME WAS RIGHT TO REVAMP THEIR RETAIL LOCATION AREA — LOCATION. JOHN: SEE HOW THEY ARE HONORING HAWAII’S WITH THEIR NEW LOOK. I AM NOT CARPENTER, THE VICE PRESIDENT OF ISLAND SLIPPER. WE DECIDED TO RENOVATE THE WASTE GET A BETTER SHOPPING EXPERIENCE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS — TO RENOVATE THE SPACE TO GIVE A BETTER SHOPPING EXPERIENCE TO OUR CUSTOMERS. TO GET RID OF SOME 10 — PUT UP SOME TAN FOR THE WALL, AND KEEP THE FLOORING DARK AND NEUTRAL. WHEN YOU WALK IN ITS ARE WOMEN SECTION — YOU ARE IN THE WOMEN’S SECTION. AND WALKING TO THE LEFT IS THE MEN’S PRODUCTS AND OUR CLASSICS PRODUCTS WHICH IS THE UNISEX SLIPPER. WITH THE STORE DESIGN ITSELF, WE HAVE WORKED WITH AN ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO TO BRING TOGETHER THE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR COLORS, THE PALLET THAT WAS USED, AND THE FIXTURE COLORS AND STUFF LIKE THAT. WE HAVE ALSO WORKED WITH A GREAT CONSTRUCTION TEAM THAT HAS HELPED US OUT. AS FAR THE ACTUAL PRODUCT WHAT WOULD MAKE A BETTER FLOW FOR CUSTOMERS. THE ACCENTS WERE ALL DONE IN-HOUSE. THE PHOTOGRAPHY WAS DONE BY MY WIFE AND BROTHER, WHO BROUGHT SOME FRIENDS TOGETHER. WE GAVE IT AN IDEA OF WHAT WE ULTIMATELY HE CAME TOGETHER AND TOOK A BUNCH. WE ALSO ADDED SOME HISTORY TO THE WALLS. WE DO LIKE AS A FAMILY BUSINESS IS — IT IS IMPORTANT TO HONOR OUR PAST. YOU CAN SEE THE ORIGINAL FOUNDING FAMILY WITH THE FOUNDER AND THEIR CHILDREN. THERE ARE ALSO SOME PHOTOS OF MYSELF WITH MY PARENTS. CHANGED. WE WANTED TO HONOR ALL OF THE HAWAII AND HAVE BEEN DOING SO SINCE 1946. YOU CAN SEE A THEN AND NOW, WITH EVERY MAJOR SEGMENT BEING MADE THEN HOW IT IS STILL HANDMADE NOW. WHEN CUSTOMERS WALK THROUGH I WANT THEM TO FEEL LIKE THEY ARE A PART OF OUR OHANA. I WANT THEM TO WALK AROUND AND ENJOY THE NEW STORE. CAN TAKE A SEAT ON ONE OF OUR BENCHES AND WE WANT THEM TO FIND SOMETHING COMFORTABLE TO WEAR. THAT’S OUR GOAL, FIND SOMETHING THAT MAKES THEM FEEL COMFORTABLE. JOHN: LOVE IT. THE STORE IS GREAT. IT’S REALLY PRETTY AND EASY TO FIND. TANNYA: LOOK AT THOSE THEY ARE, WE WILL SHOW YOU A LITTLE MORE IN DETAIL. JOHN: THE TIME IS HERE, IT’S KICK OFF YOUR SHOES. TANNYA: I THINK THESE ARE MORE MY STYLE. JOHN: I WOULD TOTALLY WEAR THOSE. TANNYA: SUMMER FLOWERS ARE IN, AND VIBRANT COLORS CAN HELP YOU BRING IN THE SUMMER STYLE. IT MATCHES YOUR SHIRT. JOHN: YOU CAN CHECK OUT THE SLIPPERS AT ISLAND SLIPPER ON THE THIRD FLOOR, OR IF YOU’RE IN THE WHITE KEY AREA YOU AND HEAD TO THE LITTLE — THE WAIKIKI AREA YOU CAN HEAD TO THE LITTLE HAWAII AREA. TANNYA: THEY ARE GREAT, HANDCRAFTED, AND WE VISITED THEM AT THEIR FACTORY. JOHN: STAY WITH US BECAUSE THESE ARE REALLY GREAT. TANNYA: YOU DO HAVE TO GIVE THIS BACK. JOHN: THEY ARE REALLY SUPPLE.

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