Lei Chic - March 2013

Six reasons to do something this weekend

Watch Hi Five What: Pentatonix has already won over the hearts, and ears, of a few editors in our fashion office, and we imagine the five-member a cappella group sounds even more amazing in person. Good thing tickets are still…

M33Ms jewelry to debut at Fishcake

Planking. Harlem Shake. Te‘oing.   All photos by Emiko Miyazawa.     Sure, Internet memes are fun, but you'd rather follow something with a little more staying power. Time to meet your newest obsession: M33Ms jewelry, launching tonight at Fishcake.…

Dylan Lauren's Pop Rocks cocktail recipe

Editor's note: Today's Lei Chic highlights Dylan Lauren's appearance at Neiman Marcus. Scroll to the bottom for more Saturday Weekend Picks. Dylan Lauren. Founder and CEO of candy empire Dylan's Candy Bar. Also, daughter of world-renowned fashion designer Ralph Lauren.…

HONOLULU editors take on Tokyo Fashion Week (Part 1)

Matohu photos courtesy: Brie Thalmann (left and right), Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (middle). Wow. Tokyo Fashion Week is speeding by faster than a bullet train. As we revealed yesterday, HONOLULU fashion editors Brie Thalmann and Stacey Makiya are in Japan's fashion…

Six reasons to do something this weekend

Shop Closing Time What: Leloa Baby Collections & Keiki Boutique closes its Ward Centre shop for good this Wednesday, but until then, the entire store will be up to 50 percent off, including custom-built fixtures, shelves and tables. Leloa fans…

Somace's coastal-inspired spring arrivals

Ah, the first day of spring. Take a deep breath and get ready to usher in a glorious season of: Cleaning. Ick. Taxes. Ugh. Brackets. Yawn. Okay, you may not be March Mad(ness) about spring, but Somace's coastal-inspired spring pillow…

Ala Moana Center's Shop a Le‘a Event

Alright, New York, London, Milan and Paris had their fun. This week, it's your turn. Forget the white tents. Just head down to Ala Moana Center for Shop a Le‘a and revel in seven days of hot spring looks, in-store…

Salt Liko's debut at Honolulu Night Market

We're sorry. We know we're not supposed to keep anything from you, but, well, in yesterday's Weekend Picks, we sort of did. We told you there would be three fashion shows at Honolulu Night Market, one with a resort theme…

Six reasons to do something this weekend

Explore Pop Corner What: This month's Honolulu Night Market - named Best Late-Night Shopping by HONOLULU Magazine - is dedicated to all things pop. In the Pinch of Salt warehouse, stop by Mikinola's Closet, where owner Dara Fujio will offer…

CDSO Designs' new verdigris metal jewelry

Clockwise from left: Sterling silver structured heart pendants, $105 each, copper and concrete heart pendants, $65 each, sterling silver snake ring, $95. Old rule out: Mixing metals is a fashion don't. New rule: Mixing metals is a total fashion do,…

Little Fish Hawaii's handmade chalkboard signs

Chalk it up to bad genes, but you can't remember anything unless you write it down. Meetings with clients. Baby showers. Birthdays (thank God for Facebook). Too bad you also can never remember where you put those Post Its... Pencil…

Six reasons to do something this weekend

Shop/Drink Better Half What: Sip and save when Discover Kakaako launches Half-y Hour. Check in at the Yelp tent to pick up a map and coupon sheet, then hit participating stores like Eden in Love, Hifi and THEFACESHOP to score…

Vivienne Westwood boutique opens in Waikiki

The British Invasion. Turns out it's bigger than we thought. Sneaky buggers. Not that we're complaining - especially with the latest phenomenon to cross the pond, or in this case, two oceans. Roll out the welcome mat for Vivienne Westwood's…