October 2013


October 17, 2013

Weekend Picks - October 17, 2013

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

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Word of South
What:
Get early access to Ari Southiphong's newest Andy South Fall 2013 designs at an intimate trunk show at Neiman Marcus. Five pieces will be available for sale including hematite crystal blouses and a sleek, elegant cocktail dress with mixed-leather panels (left). This will also be the first time to view and pre-order one of four cropped leather tuxedo jackets, numbered and signed by Southiphong herself.
When: Tomorrow and Saturday, noon-3 p.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus, CUSP, Level One
... Read more »

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October 17, 2013

Face Value

THEFACESHOP: Top 5 beauty buys and a store-wide discount

THEFACESHOP

Good news: The government shutdown has been... un-shutdown. Even better news: You no longer have to worry about going into debt on your beauty buys.

That's because we managed to negotiate an exclusive deal just for you. Flash this email at any of THEFACESHOP's three Oahu locations between now and October 31 and they'll take 20 percent off your entire purchase.

Don't think you need an emergency beauty infusion? Think again. THEFACESHOP is packed with top-notch yet totally affordable skin, hair and makeup... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 17, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


October 16, 2013

Have a Look, Sea

Cottage by the Sea launches holiday pop-up co-op

Aloha Cottage Holiday Pop-up Co-op

Mmm, custard-filled malasadas. Just when you thought those sugary puffs couldn't get any more awesome, they go and fill it with tastebud-blowing cream-tastic goodness. Yes, we made up a word just now... and possibly coined a new phrase. That's how good they are.

We feel the same way about Cottage by the Sea's upcoming Aloha Cottage Holiday Pop-up Co-op. Starting this Saturday, the spacious back room of the... Read more »

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October 15, 2013

Monster Mashup

Lei Chic presents Love & Monsters at Honolulu Night Market

Love & Monsters

Don't you just hate it when you want something you can't have?

A billion dollars (like that'll happen) or Ryan Reynolds (hey, that could've happened... if Blake Lively hadn't gotten to him first).

Or Love & Monsters' new keiki clothing line, which made its... Read more »

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October 15, 2013

Night Market: By the (Run)way

Honolulu Night Market celebrates Hawaii Fashion Month

Honolulu Night Market
Saturday // 6-11 p.m. // 683 Auahi St.

Hawaii Fashion Month, like one of the most iconic male models of our generation, is so hot right now. Hot enough to be the inspiration for this month's Honolulu Night Market: Runway.

The night includes an amazing lineup of vendors in Pinch of Salt, food trucks and live entertainment, plus highlights from... Read more »

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October 11, 2013

Frock Stars

Fashion at Fishcake to showcase local designers, photographers

Fashion at Fishcake
Photographs by Sergio Goes (top) and Daniela Voicescu (bottom) are also on display.

Good things usually come in threes. Musketeers. Stooges. Amigos.

And Fashion at Fishcake, an evening that celebrates the creative trifecta of fashion, film and photography.... Read more »

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October 10, 2013

Weekend Picks - October 10, 2013

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

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Attend
Discoverer's Night
What:
This weekend will be your last chance to attend Discover Kakaako, possibly for good. The monthly event is on hold for the rest of the year to make way for a busy holiday season and ongoing changes to the area. Expect one last stylish hurrah with:

  • Half-y Hour 50 percent off deals at 13 Ward merchants including Read more »

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October 9, 2013

The HIFF List

5 Picks from the 33rd Hawaii International Film Festival

The 33rd Hawaii International Film Festival

209-42-5: No, that's not our high school locker combination. It's a breakdown by the numbers for the 33rd Hawaii International Film Festival. Starting tomorrow, 209 films from 42 countries will be screened in theaters throughout the state. Today, we present HIFF's top 5 picks, all top-notch films you won't want to miss.

... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


October 9, 2013

Change of Place (Sponsored)

Tour Royal Hawaiian Center's newly renovated hot spots

Royal Hawaiian Center

We are addicted to home renovation shows. When we see two weary homeowners going from room to room gasping in amazement at the shiny, new fixtures and designer-caliber decor, we can't help but feel a little giddy ourselves.

And also crazy jealous we don't live there.

Thank goodness we don't have that problem at Royal Hawaiian Center. Okay, so we can't actually live in the three-block shopping, dining... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


October 8, 2013

Pucker Up

Kissed by Maui's all-natural lipsticks handmade in Kihei

Kissed by Maui

We hate to kiss and tell, but we just can't keep our lips sealed about Kissed by Maui, a new all-natural lipstick line handmade in North Kihei.

Its founder, Robin Kory, has lipstick-making down to a science. The biology major became aware of the dangers of toxins in cosmetics and cleaning products thanks to her work as a health inspector, then as a paralegal at a large law firm in Ohio. So, she taught herself how to make her own lipsticks by heating... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 8, 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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