August 2009


August 7, 2009

Hello Good Buys

Fashionista's Market opens permanent Chinatown boutique

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It’s 3 p.m. and you need a pick-me-up. Maybe a sweet little treat that you won’t feel guilty about later.

Forget the coffee shop pastry case, and the corner fro-yo shop. You want something that will flatter, not inflate, your booty.

Like a cute top or some new jeans to satisfy your shopping craving.

Good news. Fashionista’s Market, the seasonal blowout designer sample sale, is opening a permanent boutique near the corner of Bethel and Beretania streets -- walking distance from the office if you want to scoop up a fun little dress on your lunch hour, or if you need a quick new... Read more »

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August 6, 2009

Weekend Picks - August 6, 2009

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

You Are Where You Eat
What: Try to eat locally for a week – or even just a day. Sign on to Kanu Hawai‘i’s challenge to buy and consume a much locally produced food as possible.
When: Saturday through August 15
Where: Special local food dishes and discounts at restaurants and markets all over the island.
... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2009 in Permalink | Comments ()


August 6, 2009

Weekend Picks - August 6, 2009

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

You Are Where You Eat
What: Try to eat locally for a week – or even just a day. Sign on to Kanu Hawai‘i’s challenge to buy and consume a much locally produced food as possible.
When: Saturday through August 15
Where: Special local food dishes and discounts at restaurants and markets all over the island.
Details: Get all the info and make your pledge Read more »

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2009 in Permalink | Comments ()


August 5, 2009

Playing Footsies

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Welcome to this week’s episode of I Survived A Nail Salon Mani/Pedi!

Players, today you’ll be going up against the dreaded Smudge-tacle Course, designed especially to smear, nick, and ruin your freshly painted manicure and pedicure. Your challenge is three-fold.

The Footwear Zone: Looks like you left your flip-flops at home. You’ll need to maneuver your newly lacquered tootsies into the ultra-strappy sandals you walked in with.

The Payment Zone: Shucks, you totally forgot to pay up... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 in Permalink | Comments ()


August 3, 2009

In Da Club

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Blowing off steam after a long day at the office means only one thing. You’re making a beeline for the club.

Whether you end up at the health club or a nightclub depends on just what kind of day it was.

Tonight, have it both ways at Pipeline Café, where a new weekly pau hana party transforms the dance club into a full-scale cardio gym.

Local exercise company Force Fitness is running an hour-long class full of kickboxing-inspired jumps, kicks and punching moves to get your heart pumping. It’s an intense full-body workout,... Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2009 in Permalink | Comments ()


August 3, 2009

In Da Club

www.leichic.com
Blowing off steam after a long day at the office means only one thing. You’re making a beeline for the club.

Whether you end up at the health club or a nightclub depends on just what kind of day it was.

Tonight, have it both ways at Pipeline Café, where a new weekly pau hana party transforms the dance club into a full-scale cardio gym.

Local exercise company Force Fitness is running an hour-long class full of kickboxing-inspired jumps, kicks and punching moves to get your heart pumping. It’s an intense... Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2009 in Permalink | Comments ()


 

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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