Lei Chic - September 2011

The Missed List - September

The season has started and your schedule is packed – at least your DVR is. Now you can finally get the answers to your burning questions. Will 2 ½ men lose its sheen with Ashton Kutcher? Will Paula and Simon…

Weekend Picks - September 29, 2011

StrutFoot Traffic What: You wear a size six or seven but you want your shoes to always look like a 10, on a budget of course. Try on Nordstrom Rack's sample sale featuring foot favorites such as Diane Von Furstenberg…

Sponsored Edition: Grin and Beer It

Your ex just announced his engagement. You had to put on your skinny jeans while lying down this morning, just to get them to fit. Your boss says she needs to see you in her office. Alone. It's times like…

That's the Click It

Flashback: November 27, 2007. A newcomer in your e-mail gives you a laugh and a real deal in a one-minute read. You’ve found the perfect clutch for your sister’s Christmas gift at a chic web boutique. But even with the…

Glancing With the Stars

The Emmys are over. The Oscars and Grammys are five months away and unless you’ve gotten spacey, you don’t even recognize those “celebrities” who are shaking their sequined stuff on ABC’s ballroom dance floor this season. It looks like your…

Sweet Temptations' mochi cupcakes

There’s no sugar coating it. You’re a sucker for desserts. Pleasing your specific tastes, however, is anything but a piece of cupcake. Reject 1 – Your intern tried to score brownie points with a tray of overly heavy baked goods.…

Weekend Picks - Saturday, September 24, 2011

Shop Making Waves What: The action isn’t just on the water for the first Lanikai Surf Festival. After the Stand-Up Paddle race you’ll wade through about 40 beach-inspired clothing, jewelry, and arts booths. You'll score 20 percent off Leialoha Swimsuits,…

Something to Bark About

The day was packed with the usual activities. 6:15 a.m. – Garbage truck wakes you up. Run downstairs to protest loudly. 10:43 a.m. – Curl up for a nap. 1:30 – Zone out, mesmerized by a flock of birds outside.…

Weekend Picks - September 22, 2011

Eat Downing the Isles What: Big Island shortribs on Molokai sweet potato mash at Brasserie du Vin. Molokai sweet potato shave ice, Big Island cinnamon, and Tropical Dreams vanilla ice cream at Uncle Clay's House of Aloha. It's easy to…

Cause and Affects

Reusable shopping bags? Check. Refillable water bottle? Check Biodegradable payment option? Ethnically diverse girlfriends for a car pool? Sustainable bamboo tank with thought provoking message and sleek reused denim jeans? Checks. Chicks. Chic. You have all the usual gear for…

Get Your Pregame On

The Warriors regain the home field advantage this week. So step up your parking lot pregame with these gadgets and don't worry about overtime - most can ship by Saturday. Beers to You Even when you're up seven (or rather,…

Gritty Little Things

Cupid? You’ve never been a fan. The idea of depending on a small wingman with a bow and arrow to help you find love never really seemed to hit the target. Your style is more direct – you’re never afraid…

Two Weeks Only - Passing the Bucks

To score that new dress, you had to wait until someone got married. You wrangled that new pair of boots by pretending to fall out of your shoes at a nightclub. And those “couldn’t pass up” pair of jeans? It’s…

Two Days Only - Strappy Days Ahead

You thought you had a handle on it. You looked great in your cute, new Umee dress/Cassandra Rull top and Allison Izu skinny jeans and those delicate Zsuzsa B./Kara Maresca necklace or those bold B D’Angelo earrings. But just minutes away from your big date…

events

Lei Chic Mercedes Benz Pop-Up BoutiqueThank you so much for shopping at the Lei Chic Mercedes Benz Pop-Up Boutique.We were thrilled by the turn out of fashionistas scooping up great deals from some of our favorite local designers. We also…

Two Days Only - Bling It On

Working the chain gang never sounded like a good idea. It wasn’t the labor that scares you (you hear breaking up boulders is great cardio) or the required drab prison blues (you can rock any outfit with the right accessories).…

Sponsored Edition: Shoes Wisely

It took two years for you to get him out of his dad’s discarded aloha shirts. Fifteen months ago he finally stopped having tantrums when you made him try on clothes BEFORE buying them. Then, last week you got a…

Keep Your Eye on the Pies

You’re a girl of many flavors. Sometimes you’re flaky. Sometimes you get a little tart. Sometimes you’re downright crusty, especially when your cookies start crumbling. And pretty much every day you’re short on dough. So you’re always searching for a…

Weekend Picks - September 8, 2011

See Straight from the Art What: Two new exhibits will give you more reasons to hang around downtown for pau hana Friday. New pieces collected from galleries and shows from across the state and older art displayed in state offices…

Sponsored Edition: In Good Company

When you first launched, your business plan was simple. Step 1: Open with a splash Step 2: Turn a profit Step 3: Take over the world Steps one and two were no small feat. But now between customer relations, purchase…

Weekend Picks - Sept. 8, 2011

See Straight from the Art What: Two new exhibits will give you more reasons to hang around downtown for pau hana Friday. New pieces collected from galleries and shows from across the state and older art displayed in state offices…

Shop Stories

Pop Quiz: Why were these names in the news recently? 1 – Moammar Gadhafi a. He’s at the center of a hostile takeover battle b. He’s broke c. He’s divorcing Marc Anthony 2 – The US Postal Service a. It’s…