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April 18, 2014

Honolulu Night Market moves to its new space

Baby lambs. Budding tulips. Spring cleaning (cue ominous music).

Spring is all about new beginnings. But the thought of confronting that mess monster in your closet literally makes you want to crawl under the bed (if it weren't just as jam-packed, that is).

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Posted on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


April 3, 2014

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events

Celebrate
Into the Wardrobe
What: Patty's Closet's one-year anniversary is more than just a shopping event. On Friday, Mrs. Hawaii International contestants will strut their stuff in a fashion show; on Saturday, there will be a make-up and beauty-blending bar from Motives Make Up; and on Sunday, the store will host a trunk show with local designers. Throughout the entire weekend, shoppers will also get 20 percent off purchases.
When: Friday, April 4 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 5, 10... Read more »

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March 28, 2014

Eden in Love's Gifts That Give donates to charities

You did it.

Before yesterday, you never knew what it felt like to be a superhero. But now you’re like The Flash plus the Invisible Woman plus Kim Possible.

That’s right: Somehow, you survived the 3,500 other frenzied shoppers who stormed H&M and came out with bags and bags (and bags) of new goodies, all without breaking a... Read more »

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March 27, 2014

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events

Attend
Sealove
What: Sustainable Coastlines' second annual fundraiser, I heART the Ocean, features a marine-debris fashion show (think fishing line, plastic) with celeb judges, music from Raw Suga, Jason Laeha and Dread Ashanti, a silent auction and more. VIP tables are available at sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org.
When: Friday, March 28, 6–10 p.m.
Where: Waikiki AquariumRead more »

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March 25, 2014

A preview of H&M's new Waikiki store

Google Street view, GPS, Siri. Good for searching for addresses. Bad for shopping. When something as big as H&M opens up, you know it only takes a wrong left turn to lose out on the best buys in your size.

Lei Chic got into Hawaii's first H&M early. Here's our guide to navigating your way through Thursday's grand opening. Sorry, when it comes to dealing with the stampede, you're on your own.

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Posted on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 24, 2014

30-minute ideas for these light traffic days

This morning, you saw the light ... at the end of the tunnel. It was full of free-flowing cars. The University of Hawaii's spring break has given you a break from gridlock. Now you have extra time to empty that overflowing email and get ahead on that monthly report. Well, as soon as you finish this round of Candy Crush.

Wait a minute. Why not spend that spare half-hour on an adventure that's outside of your smartphone? 

Knead for Speed - A day at the spa is... Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 24, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 20, 2014

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events

A guide to the weekend's best events, as seen on Lei Chic, your go-to guide to shopping, fashion, beauty and lifestyle in Honolulu, Hawaii. Read more »

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March 17, 2014

Ala Moana Center's 7th Annual Shop a Le'a

Thank God for Pharrell, aka the only thing getting us through this gloomy winter (65 degrees??? Kill me). Ever since his “Happy” 24-hour-long music video came out—not to mention that awesome Academy Awards performance—it’s our go-to pick-me-up when we’re feeling... Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 17, 2014

Be the first to shop in Hawaii's first H&M

You've almost figured it out; How to squeeze in a trip to H&M's Opening Day during your 60-minute lunch break.

All you need is:

  • A helicopter that can hover over Kalakaua Avenue.
  • Rappeling gear. (Oh, and a lesson or two would come in handy.)
  • Combat gear, to fend off the hundreds of other shoppers who will flood Hawaii's first H&M when the doors open at noon next Thursday.

Sounds like a good plan. Here's the inside scoop on... Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 13, 2014

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events

Shop
Bikini Blowout
What: Now that the rain has finally stopped (knock on wood), you're ready to get back to the beach. San Lorenzo Kailua's annual blowout sale is the biggest one the bikini shop has, with everything on sale up to 80 percent off. That includes up to 60 percent off designer bikinis and pieces as low as $10, plus free gifts with purchases over $100.
When: Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Where: 130 Kailua Road
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