August 2013

August 5, 2013

On the Download - August 2013

Lei Chic's top 10 back-to-school jams

Tasi Boutique

School's back in session and, whether or not you have a wee (or not-so-wee) one in the backseat, you're sharing the road with tens of thousands of backpack-toting, pencil-pushing students.

There's no better reason to get in the school spirit with 10 songs that channel a peppy, back-to-school vibe (not coincidentally, most of these artists are still "school-age" themselves). For extra credit, study our factoids to get the 411 on the cool... Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 5, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()

August 3, 2013

Weekend Picks - Saturday, August 3, 2013

Late adds to Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events

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Good Clean Fun
As we mentioned Thursday, THEFACESHOP's third Oahu store is now open in Waimalu Plaza. What we didn't tell you is that, thanks to a larger retail space, this location offers (free!) weekend soap- and fragrance-making classes. We chose our favorites from scents and ingredients like lavender, orange, tea tree, and volcanic clay, and 30 minutes later, we had an adorable molded soap, perfectly suited for... Read more »

Posted on Saturday, August 3, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()

August 2, 2013

Haute Water

Tasi Boutique offers island style in Waialua

Tasi Boutique

Tasi Boutique Travel Rule #1: Never go on a trip without bringing back a souvenir. Even if that trip is a road trip. Especially if that trip is a road trip. Hey, no airlines restrictions, no excuses.

Which is why we're adding one more stop to your Read more »

Posted on Friday, August 2, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()

August 1, 2013

Weekend Picks - August 1, 2013

Six reasons to do something this weekend

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Good Night Moon
Enjoy a relaxing evening filled with exquisite art, wine, and food at August Moon, a benefit for arts education at the Honolulu Museum of Art. For the first time ever, chefs will be pairing their dishes with specific wines, like Stage's sous vide pork tenderloin with fried apple puree, applewood smoked bacon, and a glass of Aaron Petite Sirah. Plus, 22 Oahu artists, like Solomon Enos and Lauren Roth, will be creating artwork live throughout the grounds and selling them for just $25.
When: Tomorrow, 6-9 p.m.
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Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2013 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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