Lei Chic - December 2011

Winter's of-the-moment Trends, Honolulu

In the Mix: Dare to double up on winter’s of-the-moment trends. Menswear-inspired pieces pair nicely with bold graphic prints for a look that’s two-cool.override_url:http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/December-2011/Winters-of-the-moment-Trends-Honolulu/

Cut to the Lace

You’re late. You’re late not only for a very important date, you were tardy for tea (with a couple of characters who sure were mad), got a late start at that croquet game with a real card, and were delayed…

Noteworthy's Pocket Tees

Shirting the Issue: Snap up Noteworthy’s strikingly simple pocket tees. override_url:http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/December-2011/Noteworthys-Pocket-Tees/

Weekend Picks - December 8, 2011

Give Santa's Cause is Coming to Town What: If holiday shopping has cut into your beauty sleep, head to the All Decked Out event and present yourself with a mini makeover, brow waxing, or mini massage for $10 each or…

Sponsored Edition: Deals on Wheels

Dear Santa, I didn’t shout. I didn’t cry. I didn’t pout. So I was hoping you’d tell me why you didn’t bring me the one thing I wanted last Christmas. At first, I thought it was because I texted you…

Stylish Party Accessories

Ready, Fête, Go!: Stylish party accessories for the season of entertaining.override_url:http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/December-2011/Stylish-Party-Accessories/

Winter Blunderland

CLUE Detective: The death of Ms. Holly Day Style has hit us all hard. No doubt, the glamorous updo, smoky eyes, and glossy red lip color that took hours to create this morning are gone too soon. After an extensive…

Sponsored Edition: A Short Cut Above the Rest

Your cube-mate got a raise. Your colleague—who, for the record, started a month after you—got a promotion. The gal down the hall now gets to work from home twice a week. You are still plugging away on the department’s oldest…

'Twas a Bite Before Christmas

Fashionably late? That's your life. We spotted you trying to pass off pajama pants as work wear because you forgot to pick your dry cleaning - a month ago. We noted that five-minute face you created out of makeup samples…

Hawaii Jewelry that is Edgy

Local designers get down to the pretty-gritty with a new crop of edgy-chic pieces. override_url:http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/December-2011/Hawaii-Jewelry-Thats-Edgy/

Footsie Roll

Black Pump: Thanks for attending today’s feeting of Lei’s closet. Sole call. Evening? Reptile-print stiletto: Strappy to be here! Black Pump: Athletic. Are you still fighting over who will speak for your group? Jogging Shoes: It’ll work out eventually. Black…

Get the Rocker Chic Look

The Look Bright Ideas: Go for the bold in the season’s striking, rocker chic pieces offset by playful accessories in eye-popping electric hues. 3.1 Phillip Lim beaded tunic, $795, Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center, 953-6100. Ann Demeulemeester leather pants, $1,255, Aloha…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, December 3, 2011

Sole-ful Shopping What: You'll want to go the extra mile when your new TOMS get an on-site makeover from one of eight local artists such as Solomon Enos, Jon Murakami, and Jamie Allen. As usual, for every purchase, TOMS will…

Designer on the Rise: Wishing Bridge

WHO: Lauryn Chun HOMETOWN: Pauoa FASHION RESUME: Holds a merchandise marketing degree from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. WHAT: Raise the Bar, the latest collection from her Wishing Bridge line. WHY: The hammered-gold pieces are ultra-versatile—simple enough to…

Drew Kid on the Block

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Dodilyla whose world was rather flat. She looked great on paper, but spent most of her time boxed up at home. Then one day, 13-year-old Jaelene Robley decided to add a…

Haute Topics

Winter has arrived along with signs of a pesky seasonal illness. Symptoms: Sweating – over cold weather looks in your favorite mags. Hot flashes - during tv commercials of sweater-clad models cavorting in snow. A rash - of wool, long-sleeve,…

Designer on the Rise: Wishing Bridge

WHO: Lauryn Chun HOMETOWN: Pauoa FASHION RESUME: Holds a merchandise marketing degree from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. WHAT: Raise the Bar, the latest collection from her Wishing Bridge line. WHY: The hammered-gold pieces are ultra-versatile—simple enough to…

Florencia Arias

Hopping from boutique to boutique in search of local designer Florencia Arias’ highly sought-after pieces can sometimes feel like a game of capture the flag. One shop may have her slinky tube skirt in a brilliantly colored palm- leaf print,…

Weekend Picks - December 1, 2011

Reserve Chow Down on the Farm What: Dig into four-star fare under the stars at Hawaii's first Outstanding in the Field's dinner at Mao Farms. You'll work up your appetite with a walking tour, then pull up a chair at…

Sponsored Edition: The Bold Standard

When you were a kid you obsessed over Skittles. You maxed out on M&Ms. Since you and your palate grew up your M.O. has been strictly Vosges and only in moderation. You’re still sweet on sweets but what really bites…