July 2009


July 9, 2009

Weekend Picks - July 9, 2009

www.leichic.comLei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Be Jeweled
What:
Rock Shop presents the premiere of Jewelry Bar, featuring three local jewelry designers: Noelani Designs, Omnia and Becky.Brynne. Sip cocktails, score mini-makeovers and check out a fashion show by the Ground Up models.
When: Tonight, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapiolani Blvd.
Details: Free... Read more »

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July 9, 2009

Sponsored Edition: The New Girls Network

www.leichic.comBusiness life is filled with (usually meaningless) corporate catchphrases. You know, It’s all about relationships. Or, We want to leverage the synergy across brands. And your favorite, It’s time to think outside the box.

But in a slowing economy, here’s a saying that’s never been more true: It’s not what you know but who you know. So make plans to get to know the Hawaii business women at the top of their game.

Register for... Read more »

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July 8, 2009

Land of the Rising Sunglasses

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Turning Japanese. Yes, you've been turning Japanese. Don’t think so?

Drove to work in your: Toyota.
Today's lunch: Sushi.
Your cell phone: Sony
Your cell phone charm: Hello Kitty.
Your weekend plans: Teppanyaki and a little karaoke.

So it’s really no surprise that the land of the rising sun is responsible for your soon-to-be-favorite line of designer shades.


Created specifically to fit Asian faces, Scandy Eyewear sunglasses have ultra-extended nose grips to keep them sitting snugly and comfortably up top... Read more »

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July 7, 2009

A Star is Born

www.leichic.comIt’s a Girl!
We are pleased to announce the birth of Sachi.
Birth date: July 4, 2009
Height: 28 inches
Weight: 13.4 ounces


It’s time to go ga-ga over some new baby girls in town. But these precious preemies aren’t of the chubby-cheeked variety; they’re the love children of handbag designer Barb Sasaki, who reincarnates vintage silks into beautifully crafted yoga mat bags.

Each bag in Sasaki’s Diva Collection, who she calls “her girls,” gets a name, a birthday, a bio and even an astrological sign.

... Read more »

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July 6, 2009

Bubble in Paradise

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Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble. Something’s brewing with your skin lately.

And you need to somehow reverse the curse of T-zone oil slicks, flaky dry patches, clogged pores and bumpy breakouts.

So make an appointment for the Natura Bisse skin recovery cure facial. The one-hour treatment is given inside a bubble-shaped mini-tent filled with super-purified air. The germ- and toxin-free environment makes the Barcelona skin care line’s products absorb more effectively.

Oscar nominees were treated to the facial just before hitting the red carpet this year. And you’ll... Read more »

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July 2, 2009

Weekend Picks - July 2, 2009

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Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Otto Focus
What: Rock musician and single-name cheesecake baker Otto opens his own dessert shop this weekend in Chinatown. His Otto Cakes, which are served in coffee shops and cafes around town, have earned him a sort of cult following. The cake comes in 86 flavors (Otto is the bassist for band The 86 List) including Key Lime, Neapolitan, Chocolate Chocolate Chip and the original, plain New York cheesecake.
... Read more »

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July 2, 2009

Weekend Picks - July 2, 2009

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Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Otto Focus
What: Rock musician and single-name cheesecake baker Otto opens his own dessert shop this weekend in Chinatown. His Otto Cakes, which are served in coffee shops and cafes around town, have earned him a sort of cult following. The cake comes in 86 flavors (Otto is the bassist for band The 86 List) including Key Lime, Neapolitan, Chocolate Chocolate Chip and the original, plain New York cheesecake.
When: Grand opening party Friday, 5 p.m.
Where: 1160 Smith... Read more »

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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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