November 2011


November 13, 2011

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November 12, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, November 12, 2011

Lei Chic    Celebrate
    Eat, Drink, and See Wary
    
What:
It's your last chance to say happy anniversary to
    therapy. boutique
. Owner Tina Wary is hosting quite a party
    complete with pupu from Auntie Pasto's, live music, and Read more »

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November 10, 2011

Weekend Picks - November 10, 2011

Lei Chic Party
Six Ring Circus
What:
Bar 35 celebrates its sixth anniversary in big top style with live DJs. And if that doesn't get your freak on catch the special appearances by the bearded lady, rubber band man, and more, catch the Lovely Lady Peep Show featuring 1940s style glamour girls or go vintage yourself with the Firebird Photo Booth.
When: Saturday, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St.
Details: No cover... Read more »

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November 8, 2011

Sweet Spot

Lei Chic It was the place you went to feel bellissima. Then in September you were forced to rome when it said arrivederci and closed its doors.

Ciao up. Dolce has just reopened its doors in a spacious new location in Ward Center. Former Dolce customer and new owner Jayne Lee has stocked her shelves and whitewashed racks with new designers just imported to the islands.

You'll find everything from quirky coin purses and striking druzy jewelry to casually chic separates and craveable party wear.

Here is a look at some of the items you... Read more »

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November 7, 2011

The Chochin One

Lei ChicYou scaled back the desserts and kept a lid on that daily caramel macchiato habit. So far, getting the skinny on trimming down your look has kept you on the straight and narrow.

Just one thing is weighing your style down; that structured purse by a heavyweight designer looks great but toting is a real drag.

A local designer’s new bags will help you see the light.

Donna Miyashiro has been creating hand sewn bags for years. Her latest creation is called Chochin and is named after the... Read more »

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November 7, 2011

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November 7, 2011

You Send Me

Global Headline: World Leaders Meet in Hawaii.

Your Newsflash: Rolling roadblocks could leave you in a jam.

It’s not that you’re yellow, it’s just that the idea of getting stuck in gridlock has you seeing red.

Relax. We’ll help keep you off the roads with a few businesses that really deliver.

Lei ChicOn the Clean
Hem and haw all you want, but that new pair of pants are a little too long. And those wrinkles are not so impressive.
Bee Green Cleaners will not only pick up your laundry or dry... Read more »

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November 5, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, November 05, 2011

Lei ChicIndulge
Choc Stars
What:
Spend your afternoon sinking your sweet tooth into more than 50 treats at the annual Dessert Fantasy. The two-hour unlimited tasting includes decadent items such as blueberry sour cream ice cream and truffle cheesecake as well as live entertainment and a silent auction to benefit United Cerebral Palsy Hawaii.
When: Tomorrow, 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Grand Ballroom, Pacific Beach Hotel at 2490 Kalakaua Ave. Read more »

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November 4, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, November 5, 2011

Indulge
Choc Stars
What:
Spend your afternoon sinking your sweet tooth into more than 50 treats at the annual Dessert Fantasy. The two-hour unlimited tasting includes decadent items such as blueberry sour cream ice cream and truffle cheesecake as well as live entertainment and a silent auction to benefit United Cerebral Palsy Hawaii.
When: Tomorrow, 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Grand Ballroom, Pacific Beach Hotel at 2490 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: Tickets are $25 at the door. Children five and under are free. Call 808.532.6744 for more information.

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What:
You really miss your bestie when you're virtually shopping, so... Read more »

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November 4, 2011

Past Presents

Lei ChicIt’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.
A beautiful day for a neighbor.


Hi Neighbor.
Today, we’re going to talk about fashion. Do you know the word fashion? Well, Mr. Rogers has been changing into the same zip up cardigan for years and it is getting a little worn down. I’ve gone shopping in the land of Make Believe but those modern studded items just don’t go with my sneakers.

Fortunately, we have some new... Read more »

Posted on Friday, November 4, 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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