November 2010

November 9, 2010

Double Dutch

Lei Chic First there was Stefan’s horrible car accident…a body was never found! Was it evil millionaire Ernesto’s doing? And will Stefan remember his wife Ginger, who’s now taken up with Ernesto? If it’s not amnesia, then it’s a double life!

A week in bed with the flu is seriously messing with your sanity.... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()

November 8, 2010

Bag, You're It

Lei ChicYou were going for cute and casual when you planned tonight’s date at your favorite B.Y.O.B. joint.

But now that you’re walking to the restaurant, brown paper bag in hand, you’re acutely aware that your look may be more problem drinker than savvy sipper.

Lucky for you Gary Fujimoto has your glass covered. Sober up your look with one of the local designer’s ultra-cool p55dle wine... Read more »

Posted on Monday, November 8, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()

November 5, 2010

Super Bowl

Lei ChicThe pre-game score: Your man: 0 The grill: 2

He fumbled big time with the burgers. And the hot dogs? They’re as leathery as the old pigskin you brought to throw around.

And while he’d never let you intercept his grill duties, when it comes to tailgating, your guy always seems to drop the ball.

Instead of sitting on the sidelines, make a power play to save the day (and meal)... Read more »

Posted on Friday, November 5, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()

November 4, 2010

Weekend Picks - November 4, 2010

Lei ChicLadies First
What: A night of local fashion, art and music at First Lady: The Movement's Official Launch + Expo. Score sweet deals from Jessica's Traveling Boutique, House of Aria and Butik Hawaii. Indulge in free mini-makeovers by Flaunt Hawaii, and get manis at the... Read more »

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

November 3, 2010

Thank Your Lucky Scarves

Admit it. Living in the Islands has turned you into a total weather wimp. Drizzles feel like downpours and you get chicken skin when the thermostat dips below 80 degrees.

And while fall's cooler temps definitley call for warmer fashions, you don't need to reach for the mittens just yet. Skip the wooly wools, sure to turn you into one big sweat-er, and try these chic lightweight scarves on for size.

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

November 2, 2010

Bury Your Feelings

Lei ChicOMG UR so 2faced!

That’s the Sunday morning, post-party text that wakes you from a mojito-induced slumber.

You rack your brain, trying to remember.

What RU talking abt?

My ex! U were all over him!

As the messages fly back and forth, fuzzy memories from the night before begin to emerge. You were blitzed. You were totally out of line to hit on your BFF’s former man. But in your defense, she did... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()

November 1, 2010

Knitting Pretty

Lei ChicFact: No matter how adorable they are, cable-knit sweaters are not appropriate for Honolulu's balmy temps.

Yet somehow you're still trying to find ways to make them work—planning parties at Ice Palace, cruising the Foodland frozen aisle and constantly turning down the office thermostat when no one's looking.

Arriving with beads of sweat on your forehead is becoming your new signature look.

Finally there's a way you can rock the look without getting so... Read more »

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


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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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