June 2010


June 17, 2010

Weekend Picks - June 17, 2010


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

Sale Into Summer
What: Get ready for some serious shopping! Fashionista’s Market presents Summer Shop, where they’ll bring out racks filled with fabulous finds in clothing and accessories, plus sale items and merchandise previews. Stick around for cocktails and dancing. The first 15 ladies to spend $100 or more will receive two free tickets to The Ultimate Girls Night Out,... Read more »

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June 17, 2010

Weekend Picks - June 17, 2010


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

Sale Into Summer
What: Get ready for some serious shopping! Fashionista’s Market presents Summer Shop, where they’ll bring out racks filled with fabulous finds in clothing and accessories, plus sale items and merchandise previews. Stick around for cocktails and dancing. The first 15 ladies to spend $100 or more will receive two free tickets to The Ultimate Girls Night Out, where they’ll be treated to a screening of Twilight... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 16, 2010

Bacon Hits


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This Sunday, you want to give your old man a nice treat for Father’s Day. He did, after all, bail you out of quite a few of life’s mishaps – changing your flat tires, helping you with multiple moves, even covering your rent in a few really lean months. What a sweet guy.

But he can get pretty salty too – like when you missed your... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 15, 2010

Field Day

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You’d love a little retreat from the hustle and bustle of your daily life. But it's three weeks into summer and you haven’t planned a thing. No plane tickets, no hotel reservations. Worse: No budget.

No worries. For a low-key getaway, head up the scenic Wai’anae Coast to Kahumana Organic Farm and Café. The rustic, airy eatery sits on the edge of the property in the Lualualei Valley, bringing farm so close to fork that taro plants wave from across the yard as you relax on the shaded lanai.

The menu features deliciously healthy options—wraps, soups, salads and pasta... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 14, 2010

Love is in the Hair


Lei Chic You’re not a player, you just crush a lot.

Just think of all the flings you’ve had: there was the rich, smooth one, who just ended up dragging you down. Then there was the super-stylish one who was too artificial. And don’t forget that cheapo who did absolutely nothing for you.

Yep, all those hair products you’ve tried in the past sure seemed great on the outside, but lacked any substance and inner beauty. You want a... Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 14, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 10, 2010

Weekend Picks - June 10, 2010


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

Drink It All In
What:
At Cocktails & Couture, sift through the summer sale rack at Jessica’s Traveling Boutique, imbibe complimentary drinks designed by mixologist Joey Gottesman at the Fresh Bar and sample a new cupcake line by Shimmer & Lace.
When: Tonight, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Fresh Café, 831 Queen St., Kaka‘ako
Details: For more info, call 808.688.8055 or visit Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 9, 2010

Frock Stars


With summer officially underway, your weekends have been getting pretty hot and heavy. Hot as in…“Holy humidity, does the A.C. crank up any higher in this sweatbox?” And heavy…“When did this cotton tee turn into a 30-pound wool Snuggie?”

To help you beat the heat in style, we’ve rounded up a handful of easy, breezy dresses from your favorite local designers—sure to keep you looking and feeling cool, and provide a little chic relief.



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June 9, 2010

Sponsored Edition: Hawaiian Aisles


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The perfect guy? Check. The perfect proposal? Check. The perfect ring? Check.

Now all you've got to do is plan the perfect wedding—a task that's turning out to be equal parts wonderfully exciting and totally daunting.

To help navigate through all the coordinating, snag a copy of Wedding Belles: Ideas & Inspiration from Island Brides, written by Tanna Dang, local wedding guru and co-owner of The Wedding Café,... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 8, 2010

The Sweet Is On


You've mastered the malasadas. You've sampled the shave ice. You've checked off the cocoa puffs. And while you'd never desert your favorite local desserts, you'd love to tempt your tastebuds with a few new treats. So venture a little off the eaten path with these off-beat sweets.


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Posted on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 7, 2010

Easy Riders


Lei ChicYour thongs are all wrong. Your briefs are causing you grief. Your bikinis are total meanies.

You get the picture. Those hip-pinching, wedgie-inducing oppressors you're trying to pass off as underwear are causing you a world of pain. But your growing skinny jeans collection and the islands’ blustery tropical breezes make going commando a big comman-don't.

Don't get your panties all in a bunch. Instead, cozy up in... Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 7, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


 

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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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