December 2010


December 17, 2010

Sponsored Edition: Happy Spa-lidays


Lei ChicNow that you’ve made your list and checked it twice, it dawns on you: you have a lot of girlfriends who are awfully nice.  

If only you had a crew of elves to hustle up some extra-special gifts for all of them in the last few days before Christmas.  

Here’s a secret you don’t have to be Santa to take advantage of: Ho‘onani Salon and Day Spa’s $99 Spa-liday Special.

Buy a gift certificate for everyone on your list. Once the holidays are over and they knead relief, your gift will let them mix and match an hour-long... Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 17, 2010

The Guest List

With all the festive fêtes coming up, it's definitely the host wonderful time of the year. But despite your guest intentions, you still don't know what to bring to all the Christmas party hops.

To help you put your guest foot forward, we rounded up a handful of stylish gift options that your hostesses are sure to love.



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Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 16, 2010

Weekend Picks - December 16, 2010


Lei ChicGifts for Him
What: Be the first to see Roberta Oak Power’s new men’s collection at her Holiday Black... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 15, 2010

Baby Got Snack


Lei Chic Sodium Nitrate? Potassium Bromate? Acesulfame-K? You’re raising a baby, not a conducting a science experiment.

You’d love to decipher every last food label or, better yet, experiment with your own baby food. But let’s be serious, between the endless... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 14, 2010

Go Postal


Lei ChicTwas ten nights before Christmas, and all through the house,
You were going crazy, online shopping with your mouse.
With a long list of gifts for mainland friends,
You were ready to click, purchase and send.

And then upon checkout there arose such a clatter,
... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 14, 2010

Sponsored Edition: Tidings of Comfort and Boy


Lei ChicIt’s the most wonderful time of the year—except, that is, when you’re tearing your hair out trying to figure out what to get for your man.

He does the dishes, feeds the dog, rubs your feet and kills centipedes; you’ve got to do better than just the same-old bottle of... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 13, 2010

Wild Card


Lei ChicSurfing Santa card. Shaka Santa card. Hula dancing reindeer card.

When did sending a little holiday aloha become so lame?

This year, send something you won’t be embarrassed to put your return address on—a stylish, locally made card from... Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 13, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 10, 2010

The Year of Beauty Giveaway

Presented by Lei Chic and Ala Moana Center 

Enter below to win today’s prize:

Friday, December 17

Win big with a year’s worth of beauty from Ho‘ala Salon and Spa. This decadent package includes a hair cut, hair color or highlight, hair spa treatment, manicure, pedicure, facial, 25-minute massage, eyebrow wax, 25-minute foot reflexology treatment, a $25 Aveda hair care product and a $25 Aveda skincare product.

Ala Moana Center, Level... Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 10, 2010

Give It Away Now

The Santa Clause: If you don’t get what you want for Christmas, it’s entirely acceptable to go out and buy it for yourself—especially when you wished for makeup and a spa gift certificate, and got underwear and tube socks.

The only problem? Your bank account looks more haggard than Uncle Frank after too much eggnog.

The solution? Enter and ho, ho, ho-pe you’ll win one of the fantastic prizes from Lei Chic and Ala Moana Center's weeklong Year of Beauty Giveaway. Each day next week we’ll be giving away a beauty package from your favorite Ala Moana Center beauty stores, salons and spas.Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


December 9, 2010

Weekend Picks - December 9, 2010


Lei ChicLei Chic's Giveaway Week!
What: Starting next Monday, Lei Chic will... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 9, 2010 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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