October 2010


October 5, 2010

Swap 'Till You Drop


Lei ChicYou’ve always been the social coordinator among your friends. Whenever birthdays, bachelorette parties, or, heck, Friday nights roll around you’re the one planning the fête.

So, it was only natural that when your friends wanted to have a clothing swap they looked to you to organize it. But digging through bags of your friend’s old clothes and sorting everything by size and style has you totally clothes minded to the idea.

Besides, heaps of clothes on your living room... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


October 4, 2010

Lines in the Sand


Lei ChicYou love nothing more than lingering over a newspaper with a cup of coffee — except, of course, noticing a cute new boutique right next to your favorite caffeine stop.

You flip through the pages to find your horoscope: Embrace change.
It’s all the motivation you need to head inside.

You may recognize the Sand People sign hanging outside the shop right next to Morning Brew in Kailua Shopping Center. The beachy chic store has a few sister locations scattered throughout the state,... Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 4, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


October 1, 2010

Get Shorty


Lei ChicYou just blew yet another paycheck on a pair of over-priced, perfect-fitting dungarees.


The problem? You live in Hawai‘i. And while your mainland girlfriends are busting out their tux-cut blazers and funky-fun scarves, over here, it’s still entirely too hot for pants. You seriously should’ve watched Hawaii Five-O instead of Gossip Girl for fall fashion tips.

Instead of getting your pants in a bunch, chill out and let local denim guru, Allison Izu, show you how to... Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 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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