October 2011


October 5, 2011

Taste Tests

     Lei Chic Problem: 3:30 p.m. – You run to the closest convenience store
     for an emergency chocolate fix, bite into the mass-produced
     candy, and wait for the waxy chocolate to (hopefully) melt on
     your tongue.

     Bar lowered.

     Solution: Early November – You board a plane for Sweden for a
     new spin on the... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


October 4, 2011

Hides and Chic

Lei ChicYou’ve made a decision. Those “finding yourself” years are over.

You’re done slumming with sucky jobs for minimum salaries. You’re over getting cheap frills at those dime-a-dozen teenage trend shops. Settling for tacky silver tone is not an option. So even if those statement pieces are a little pricier you won’t get bold feet – especially if the cost comes with a cause.

Meet your accessories match with the bohemian style of Rfavela.

Roommates Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


October 1, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, October 1, 2011

Lei Chic Shop
Around Town
What:
East Oahu favorite Divalicious has doubled its store size with the opening of its new shop in Ward Center. Stop in for brand new items just in from owner Susan Kondo-Leong's latest buying trip. First 50 customers score one of Divalicious' signature pink bags.
When: Opens tomorrow, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Ward Center, next to Mocha Java Cafe.
Details: Divalicious moved into the space formerly... Read more »

Posted on Saturday, October 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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