December 2011


December 17, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, December 17, 2011

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A Sale of a Few Pretties
What:
The last full weekend before Christmas means some rare sales on local designer lines. Here’s the breakdown.
Who & Where:
Salty Girl Jewelry – Amber Chesboro offers 10 percent off of all purchases over $100 of her striking pieces including the signature sea urchin designs (left) at a trunk show. Today, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sand People, Ala Moana.
Cassandra Rull, Pure Joy Adornments,... Read more »

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December 16, 2011

Winter Fashion Trend: '60s A-Line Dresses

ImageIn Mod We Trust: One of winter’s farout catwalk trends, the ’60s, is making a groovy go-around with A-line dresses and candy-colored accessories.

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December 16, 2011

Eco Opportunity

Lei ChicYou got an engineering degree, passed the space physical examination, and made sure you measured up – 64 inches to be exact. Yet, NASA has yet to call back.

OK, you get a little motion sick driving up Tantalus. And you freak out when the elevator stalls for more than 15 seconds. So maybe you’re meant to make your impact on the world without leaving it.

Fortunately, the eco has landed.

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December 15, 2011

Hawaii Hats for Sunny, Winter Weather

ImageHeads Up: When it comes to must-have fall accessories, retro-inspired felt toppers are head and shoulders above the rest.

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December 15, 2011

Weekend Picks - December 15, 2011

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Misa You Much
What:
Get a jump on the rest of the world when golden girl Misa Hamamoto unveils her new Sea Shell jewelry collection at a special trunk show. Meet Misa and grab a secret special deal for one day only.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Riches Kahala, Kahala Mall.
Details: Catch more sneak peaks, including a bold but delicate ring that's going on our wish list, on Read more »

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December 14, 2011

Sponsored Edition: Gift into High Gear

The three kings had a star of wonder. Santa had Rudolph’s nose. Unfortunately, no one’s been guiding you through your shopping list.

So here’s a gift for you –a list of fun finds you can pick up right now from local stores.

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Baby, get bold outside with L Space by Monica Wise’s fringed bandeau and ruched bottom.
Top ($68) and bottom ($70) at Local Motion, Ala Moana Center, Windward Mall, and various Read more »

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December 14, 2011

Winter Fashion Trend: Leopard Print

ImageThe Wild Bunch: This season, pounce on the new neutral in town.

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December 14, 2011

Happy Haulidays

Christmas Wish List
Two Front Teeth – Too lispy.
Hula Hoop – Not so hip.
Hippopotamus – Shipping and handling alone would sink you.

And have you seen how prices have exploded for a partridge in a pear tree? With just 12 days left until Christmas finding a gift for your true love, or actually any man on your list, has you on the point of panic. (hmmm… Point Panic on DVD?)

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December 14, 2011

Sponsored Edition: Putting on the Rix

Lei ChicA gift card is supposed to be a safe Christmas investment. He turns it into risky business.

Like that GC to that hip urban men’s shop – he emerged with three “pull-my-finger” T-shirts out of the clearance bin. Then there’s the plasma television he “bought” with your fifty-dollars; that’s the gift that keeps YOU giving every month when the bill arrives.

This year, give him a shopping trip to one place where he’s guaranteed not to find anything that will make you see red or... Read more »

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December 13, 2011

Jonathan Adler Chairs Arrive at Fishcake

ImageTake A Seat: Jonathan Adler chairs arrive at Fishcake.










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About Lei Chic

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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