March 2010


March 11, 2010

Weekend Picks - March 11, 2010

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

Bella of the Ball
What: The best part of prom was picking the dress. Relive the teen rite of passage as a personal shopper to underprivileged girls at the Bella Boutique. Volunteers help set up the event and assist girls in selecting the perfect gently worn dresses, accessories, makeup and shoes.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Cupola Theatre, Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapi‘olani Blvd.
Details: For more info, click Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 10, 2010

Fly Like An Ego


Good Self:  Why does it seem that hubby likes turning on the TV more than turning me on?

Bad Self:  I blame it on your Madonna/bore complex. We better do something that catches his undivided attention, quick.

Good Self:   Like what? Hand-knitting him a sweater?

Bad Self [groans.]:   I mean let’s remind him that, ahem, I exist. You know, your naughty side? Why dont we throw an alter ego photo shoot party? We can show off both our personalities—normal... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 9, 2010

The Fix Is In

Oscar night has come and gone once more. And with it, your favorite award show pastime — scanning the red carpet for hilarious wardrobe malfunctions (will anyone ever top Tara Reid’s colossal outfit fail?) And yet, this time around there was nary a nip slip, unruly bra strap, or VPL in sight.  

You may not be able to swing your own personal stylist, but you can certainly help yourself to these handy little fashion fix-its:


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Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 9, 2010

Miss Fix It

Oscar night has come and gone once more. And with it, your favorite award show pastime — scanning the red carpet for hilarious wardrobe malfunctions (will anyone ever top Tara Reid’s colossal outfit fail?) And yet, this time around there was nary a nip slip, unruly bra strap, or VPL in sight.  

You may not be able to swing your own personal stylist, but you can certainly help yourself to these handy little fashion fix-its:


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Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 9, 2010

Miss Fix It

Oscar night has come and gone once more. And with it, your favorite award show pastime — scanning the red carpet for hilarious wardrobe malfunctions (will anyone ever top Tara Reid’s colossal outfit fail?) And yet, this time around there was nary a nip slip, unruly bra strap, or VPL in sight.  

You may not be able to swing your own personal stylist, but you can certainly help yourself to these handy little fashion fix-its:


Lei ChicRead more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 9, 2010

Ms. Fix It

Oscar night has come and gone once more. And with it, your favorite award show pastime — scanning the red carpet for hilarious wardrobe malfunctions (will anyone ever top Tara Reid’s colossal outfit fail?) And yet, this time around there was nary a nip slip, unruly bra strap, or VPL in sight.  

You may not be able to swing your own personal stylist, but you can certainly help yourself to these handy little fashion fix-its:

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Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 9, 2010

Brie Test

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March 9, 2010

Ms. Fix-It

Oscar night has come and gone once more. And with it, your favorite award show pastime — scanning the red carpet for hilarious wardrobe malfunctions (will anyone ever top Tara Reid’s colossal outfit fail?) And yet, this time around there was nary a nip slip, unruly bra strap, or VPL in sight.  

You may not be able to swing your own personal stylist, but you can certainly help yourself to these handy little fashion fix-its:


Lei ChicRead more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 8, 2010

Sake To 'Em

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Just like celery and blue cheese is the perfect chaser to hot wings, nothing follows a hit of wasabi like a smooth sake.
 


Wes Zane, the owner of Formaggio, knows this.

Which is why he collaborated with the owner of Wasabi Bistro on the new Sake Street restaurant, which just opened Thursday in Wasabi's old Kapahulu space.

The new eatery is a shrine to the delicious rice wine. It takes Formaggio's wine tasting concept (2 oz and 4 oz pours) and applies it to sake, then pairs it with a huge menu of Asian-inspired dishes assembled specifically to complement the extensive sake list. ... Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 8, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


March 5, 2010

Spots of Tea

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No need to go down a rabbit hole to find a tea party in this town. From traditional Victorian services to feather boa affairs that would do the mad hatter proud, Lei Chic's tracked down the island's top pots — perfect for celebrating an unbirthday or a very important Alice-inspired date.   

A Cup of Tea
You’ll feel like an English queen in this Victorian setting of floral décor and dark woods. Choose from three different meal combinations of soup, salad, baked goods and sandwiches. The soups change daily, ranging from hearty chowders to creamy bisques, and... Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 5, 2010 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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