March 2010

March 4, 2010

Weekend Picks - March 4, 2010
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

Shore Things
What: Snag local designer Jodi Salmonson's new summer fashions before they hit stores at the Martinique Trunk Show. Get there early for first dibs, then stay for the informal fashion show.
When: Friday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Lobby Gallery, 1132 Bishop Street, Chinatown
Details:For more info, call 808.351.1451. View Martinique collections... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 4, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()

March 3, 2010

Girls Just Wanna Have Yum

Sugar and rice and everything nice. That’s what the tastiest Girl’s Day treats are made of.

Too bad your Japanese cooking skills stop at hurricane popcorn and instant ramen.
 To help you fake it ‘till you, ahem, make it, we’ve hunted down quite possibly the easiest mochi recipe (the traditional Doll Festival snack) known to woman. 

Completely oishii, it requires no less than a whopping nine minutes of cook time and only four ingredients.

Talk about a rice cake walk.


Microwave... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()

March 1, 2010

What A Girl Wants

We’ve been accused of going wild, being mean, and just wanting to have fun. And no matter whether we’re the Golden, Gossip, or Cheetah type, we only get one official day a year to celebrate being made of sugar and spice and everything nice. On Girls’ Day this Wednesday, (3/3), get yourself, your mom, sister, daughter, or bestie something fun and totally girly. Like one of these little splurges.

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Posted on Monday, March 1, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()

March 1, 2010

Scrap Happy
No one knows that one woman’s trash can be another woman’s treasure better than you.

You took a lot of teasing for stockpiling all the table scraps after Thanksgiving. But your fam sure ate their words when you whipped up delicious Turkey Crepes with Cranberry Sour Cream made entirely from leftovers.

You’re the designated packrat at work for squirreling away all those busted computer parts. But you got... Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 1, 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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