Friday, February 10, 2012

Ribbons and Beaus

Lei Chic For the One Who Needs Some Serious Oven
Customizable cookie cutters let you print your own sweet somethings or just tell them to bite you in the nicest way possible.
Message in a Cookie kit, $19.95. Williams-Sonoma, Ala Moana Center.
Lei Chic For the One Who Wants a Little Credit
Skip the typing - this swiper encrypts your credit card information right into online shops leaving your hands free for ... more important things.
$29.99. Brookstone, Ward Centre. 808.593.3232.
Lei Chic For the One Who Loves a Little Tail
Who cares about other fish in the sea? This playful little whale will be close to her heart (studs) without endangering your wallet.
Earrings ($18) and necklace ($24). Fighting Eel, 1133 Bethel St.
Lei Chic For the One that Eau Want
Commitment issues are no problem with this perfume sampler. Test out mini bottles of some of the hottest fragrances, then redeem the included gift certificate for a full-sized bottle of your favorite.
$75 available in mens and womens fragrances. Sephora Pearlridge, Ala Moana Center, and Waikiki.
Lei Chic For the One Who's Hot for Bleachers
Prove you've got game with the University of Hawaii's new gift set including three pairs of tickets to a basketball, volleyball, and baseball game of your choice plus any UH tee and cap.
Ultimate Sports Lover Gift Pack, $100. UH Rainbowtique, Ward Center. 808.591.5536.
Lei Chic For the One Looking for the One
Since you could never come up with "Have you always been this cute, or did you have to practice" on your own.
$12. Roberta Oaks, 12 N. Pauahi St. 808.428.1214.
If you need a gift For the One Breaking Up with the Other One, the authors offer a book of rejections but be patient. It's on backorder.
Lei Chic For the One Who Accessorizes in Their Sleep
Comfy, casual, and a little cheeky, a burnout tee, boxer and striped scarf keep her barely bundled up.
Burnout tee ($32), Striped scarf ($24.50), and boxer ($34.50). Victoria's Secret, Ala Moana Center and Waikiki.
Lei Chic For the One You'd Wrist It All For
A vintage design created in Paris with "love" in French woven into the design - that's amour.
Lotta Djossou Paris Brass Amour Cuff, $98. LMS Boutique, 2909 Lowrey Ave. 808.988.4575
Lei Chic For the One Who Needs Five, Seven, and Five Syllables
Love sonnets are so 17th century. Roll with the times with these Haiku-creating dice.
Haikubes, $24.95. Red Pineapple, Ward Centre. 808.593.2733.
Lei Chic For the One Who's Just About One
Organic, adorable, educational toys just don't grow on trees - except for these washable fruits and vegetables made in Egyptian cotton.
Under the Nile vegetable crate ($32) and fruit tote ($32). Leloa Baby Boutique and Keiki Collection, Ward Centre. 808.591.1000
Lei Chic For the One Who's a Two Timer
We know it was tough trying to get those Hersheys into your Shiraz. Chocolate mixes with red wine for a smooth drink with a rich, but not-too-sweet finish.
Chocolate Shop wine, $13.88. The Liquor Collection, Ward Warehouse. 808.524.8808
Lei Chic For the One Whose Future is So Bright
These Ray-Bans get good grades not just for the retro red frames; The shades fold up into an easy to tote pocket size.
Ray-Ban Folding Wayfarers, $154. Sunglass Hut locations, Pearlridge, Ala Moana Center, Waikiki.
Lei Chic For the One Who Sends You
Seal these with a kiss then slip in the personalized message stamped on to the little bronze letter.
$89.95. Order by tomorrow on Red Envelope.com to get it in by Valentine's Day. Get 10 percent off with code SAVE10.
Lei Chic For the One Who Has to Get Something Off Her Chest
Love them then sleeve them with messages such as "dream.dare.do", "practice kindness", and "laugh often" printed on super soft, organic shirts. Since it's the thought that counts, remember Tees for Change plants a tree for every shirt sold.
$24 - $39. Still & Moving Center's boutique, 1024 Queen St. 808.397.7678.
Lei Chic For the One With Style in Spades
Her bags are more of a birthday wish, but Kate Spade's chic, fashionable girls dress up any iPhone.
Kate Spade New York iPhone covers in Tennis Multi (left) and Garden Multi (right), $40. Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center. 808.953.6100.
Lei Chic For the One Who Likes to Get a Little Dirty
Help them raise the bar with Filthy Farmgirls' deliciously scented soaps done up in in cheeky retro-style graphics and risque names - giving you another reason to unwrap.
$3 small and $8 large. Filthy Valentine soap available at Roberta Oaks, 12 N. Pauahi St. 808.428.1214. More than 70 other scents are available Filthy Farmgirls online and in various retailers across Hawaii.
Lei Chic For the One Who Always Thinks There's Something in Her Teeth
Perfect for click-up lines, Guerlain's hydrating, plumping, and rich lipstick comes with a pop-up mirror built right into the case.
Le Rouge G lipsticks, $48. Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana. 808.951.8887.

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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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