December 2008

December 3, 2008

Boy Toys

Inflatable TV from

Admit it: you’re living in a material world and he is a material … guy. It’s going to be easy to justify your love this year with gifts for every man listed on your liner notes.

Ray of Light
Communing with the great outdoors will leave him feeling more enlightened than a trip to the kabbalah center.

Start close to home with a 16-foot inflatable boob tube for the backyard. Online at
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Posted on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 in Permalink | Comments ()

December 2, 2008

Wanna Net?

Why shop online?
Let us count the reasons:
1. No looking for parking at the mall
2. No standing in line at the post office
3. You can shop barefoot in your pajamas

And there’s that one reason not to shop online: you want to support local businesses.

But you can do both. Click over to these local retailers where you can wrap up your shopping from your desktop.

Brand new to the web is Beauty and the Beach... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 in Permalink | Comments ()

December 1, 2008

Sweet Shop Your favorite holiday treats? Frosted sugar cookies, candy canes, peppermint brownies, and a few festive additions to your closet.

Find your way to the new Dolce boutique at Ward Center, which just opened Friday. Owner Christie Yang has stocked up on labels and lines from the East Coast that haven’t been available in Hawai‘i before. And as the name suggests (dolce means “sweet” in Italian), the shop is filled with feminine and pretty dresses, tees, jeans, purses and jewelry.

Like the Calypso silk dresses in vivid,... Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2008 in Permalink | Comments ()


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About Lei Chic

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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