Lei Chic - April 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, April 30, 2011

Breathe World Tai Chi Day What: The one-legged king pigeon pose you're pulling in yoga isn't doing it for you anymore. Make it a slow park Saturday with a free Tai Chi and Qigong (pronounced Chi-Goong) session. Hop in any…

The Missed List

Things you keep meaning to get to:   Alice+Olivia dress. The worn down heel tip on your most comfortable Miu Miu slingbacks. Lei Chic's articles.We know—between those daily office reminders to clean out the refrigerator and the unsolicited jokes from…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, April 30, 2011

Breathe World Tai Chi Day What: The one-legged king pigeon pose you're pulling in yoga isn't doing it for you anymore. Make it a slow park Saturday with a free Tai Chi and Qigong (pronounced Chi-Goong) session. Hop in any…

Weekend Picks - April 28, 2011

Celebrate What: You're ready to call in sick Friday. The diagnosis - exhaustion from your royal wedding fever. Tonight, pack your tiara and your best catty comments (what will Elton John wear to Westminster Abbey?) and head down to Apartment3…

Deductive Riesling

The time you left your purse in the cab. The night you may have (but can’t remember) kissed your coworker. An entire V-Lounge pizza consumed alone at 3 a.m. You wish you could say your biggest zins only happen after…

High I-Wheels

It seems every time you get behind the wheel you’re seeing red—the red glow of your gas gauge light. Prices are so high, the last time you filled up you cried all the way to the tank. Now, you’re living…

A Pour Excuse

You didn’t wine about it. You kept your frustration bottled up. But now, just hours after your no-alcohol Lent ended, you’re already trying to secretly make the office coffee Irish. You’re boozing towards a human resources violation. Suck it up…

The Gold and the Beautiful

You and your girlfriends used to party like Lindsay Lohan. These days, your girls’ nights seem to be channeling Martha Stewart (before the jail term). You’re sipping coffee out of your friend’s hand-glazed, self-fired mug, watching your roommate rifle through…

Weekend Picks - April 21, 2011

View Sunset Cinema What: You won't find them in theatres near you, but you can catch two acclaimed films oceanside at the Ko Olina. Grab the beach mats, lawn chairs, and some space under the stars for the movies presented…

All Washed Up

The label said dry clean only, but the latest bill says you were the one taken to the cleaners. So last night you tossed your new silk top in the washer and the result was spot on: a huge water…

Coming to a Green Near You

Scene: Morning, an office interior. Our heroine walks in with a coffee cup and a resigned expression. Man: How was your weekend? You: (barely audible sigh, then a forced, perky smile) Too short! Too short! She turns to walk away,…

Missionary Position

When you have to do more than retail math (what is 15 percent off a shirt already marked down 25 percent?) you have no problems phoning a friend. With grammar, history, or science stumpers, you ask Google to come on…

Weekend Picks - April 14, 2011

Preview The Inside Satori What: Local designer Lynn Sakutori has a whole new look for her line and this weekend you can get a preview. The local girl spent nearly 10 years working with top labels in New York before…

French Collection

You’ve always been more Coco Chanel than Tommy Hilfiger – spritzing Coco Mademoiselle, and not Tommy Girl as you leave the house each day. And your Starbucks order? Always a café au lait and croissant, not a cup of joe…

Taking the Reigns

Will she really wear Alexander McQueen? What else will they eat besides the multi-tiered fruit and chocolate biscuit cakes? Will Kate sign a pre-nup? Okay, maybe your obsession with the royal wedding has gotten a little out of control. You…

Weekend Picks - April 7, 2011

Cheer Mall for Fashion What: Make a study of style and cheer on the next generation of fashion designers at Kahala Mall’s Runway Show. For the last two weeks, four teams of students from University of Hawaii and Honolulu Community…

This Suds for You

You had your UConn shirt on (congratulations by the way), studied the difference between a dunk and a lay up, and didn’t even complain when the loud guy in the Butler hat dribbled bleu cheese all over your saved-up-for-months Dolce…

A Wandering Buy

She was an island girl: simple, stylish, and loyal to her hometown beau-tique. Then a stranger blew into town; exotic, unexpected, and a little too clothes for comfort with slick lines that promised to wear her down. They would have…

Edgy goes dainty in new B. D'Angelo jewelry

Corset dresses for skinny days and baby dolls for bloated nights. Lace-trimmed chemises for your first sleepover and his cotton boxers and a T for your 20th. Most women stash a split personality in their closets. You do too. In…