June 2011


June 6, 2011

Slick and Tire-d

Lei ChicThe first time you saw the sleek lines, plush interior, and smelled the new leather, you fell in love.

Thousands of miles later, your all-time favorite structured purse is looking deflated. You tried to tune it back up with fresh coat of polish, but the result just left you bagless and so cranky that even your best friends are treading lightly around you.

Don’t worry. We found a spare in a most unlikely spot.

Amid the grease and gears of Lex Brodie’s tire shop on Queen Street is... Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 6, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 4, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, June 4, 2011

Lei ChicRead
Deals on Wheels
What:
Stock up on your beach reads without burning through your wallet at the Friends of the Library bookmobile sale. Volunteers will roll out more than 2,500 titles covering everything from cookbooks and health to childrens' books. The best part - everything is priced at $3 or less.
When: Today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 690 Pohukaina St., around the corner from Fisher Hawaii in Kakaako. Read more »

Posted on Saturday, June 4, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 3, 2011

The Gift of Fab

Lei ChicYou’re a student of fashion and you’ve been working hard on your unofficial coursework.

LogicThis will actually save me money because it’s better to buy one great top than 15 cheap ones that fall apart.

MathIf I strap on those Chloe wedges once a week, and twice on weekends, the price is really only $10 a... Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 2, 2011

Weekend Picks - June 2, 2011

Lei ChicShop
Vintage Viewing
What:
Treasure hunt through decades of accessories at a special vintage jewelry sale on First Friday. Sort through about 500 pieces picked up from mainland and Hawaii estate sales, including everything from dainty victorian-era pins to funky 60s and 70s styles. Prices start at $10.
When: Tomorrow, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Super Citizen, 22 S. Pauahi St.
Details: While you're there, check out... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 1, 2011

Stop, Shop and Poll

Lei ChicIt’s the sale of the century and you’re the picture perfect bargain hunter, whipping through clearance racks with a laser-like focus.

You’re zooming around and everything's clicking until your BFF (Best Friend For-Fashion-Advice) is swept away by a frenzy brought on by a fresh box of 65-percent off denim. Now, you’re alone in a dressing room, trying to figure out if the outfits you grabbed in a blurry are edgy, or just on the... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


June 1, 2011

One, Two, Three, Style!

Lei ChicIt’s the sale of the century and you’re the picture perfect bargain hunter, whipping through clearance racks with a laser-like focus.

You’re zooming around and everything's clicking until your BFF (Best Friend For-Fashion-Advice) is swept away by a frenzy brought on by a fresh box of 65-percent off denim. Now, you’re alone in a dressing room, trying to figure out if the outfits you grabbed in a blurry are edgy, or just on the edge of... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 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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