Tuesday, November 30, 1999

Love and Selection

A party with friends? You'll need about an hour and five outfit changes to get ready. Dinner out? You'll need a couple of days to decide where you want to eat.

He's committed to you. But committing to a present for picky you (let's face it) this Valentine's Day is not as easy.

To head off your chances of getting another gift card, we've rounded up a few gifts that also give you choices. Send it to your significant other for a better chance that this gift exchange is satisfying for both of you.

Lei ChicCandy Girl
Nothing says he's sweet on you like an 11-course chocolate meal. Kauai's Steelgrass Farm's chocolate tasting kit starts off with whole cacao beans for you to peel and try. Then sample dark chocolate from beans grown on the Big Island and Oahu, as well as Bolivia, Colombia and other stops around the world. The kit has enough for four, but sharing is not a requirement.
Available at steelgrassfarms.org.

Lei Chic Amazing Face
It's a mini spa you can pack in your purse. Pure & True Mini Facial Kits come with six small bottles of Kailua resident Michelle Garcia's luxurious and organic skin care products. Not only do the antioxidant and mineral-rich ingredients promise to restore your skin's purity, but 2.5 percent of the company's profits goes to charity. Get the mini facial kit here. See the entire line at pureandtrue.com.



Lei Chic Rolling Stones
Locally designed Wings Hawaii's interchangeable earrings mean you won't be jumping through hoops to match that new outfit. Mix-and-match sterling silver or 14-karat gold wires with a variety of semi-precious stones or shells from Maui's beaches. Available at wingshawaii.com.



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Star Studs Attention red carpet watchers: actress Kate Bosworth's new jewelry line is offering a deal. Jewelmint allows subscribers to select and keep one piece every month from its collection of accessories exclusively designed by Bosworth and celeb stylist Cher Coulter. Start by taking a style quiz so they can suggest which ones will fit your style. Right now, the website is offering a two-month membership for the price of one. Check out the collection at jewelmint.com.


Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 1999 in Permalink

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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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