October 28, 2008
Sponsored Edition: Dress You Up
And Club Monaco’s got your costume.
This Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., head to the retailer’s Ala Moana Center store for the monthly “See the World in Black and White” event, and pick out your new look from all the new fall arrivals. Try it on, add accessories, maybe get some expert help from local celebrity wardrobe stylist Blaine Ashley.
Once you’ve matched up the perfect outfit, enter it in the... Read more »
October 27, 2008
Fine. So maybe you’re type A. Total perfectionist. Just because everything you do has to be perfect doesn’t mean you’re OCD — it just means everything you do is the best.
But you never have to cop to your secret weapon: expert help. Like your new guru Ben Brechtel at Winestock, who walks you step by step through the ancient art of beer making in a personalized, one-on-one... Read more »
October 24, 2008
Ever since that botched haircut last year, you’ve been a beauty school dropout. No more cut-rate salon and spa services for you.
Your attendance at the pricey place hasn’t been so good either – your budget can’t take more than $100 for every treatment. But your skin could use a refresher course.
So face facts – maybe you should go back to school. At Makana Esthetics and Wellness Academy, you can book facial and waxing services for about half of what most day spas charge. And the three treatment rooms are so well-appointed with soothing colors,... Read more »
October 23, 2008
Weekend Picks - October 23, 2008
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
October 22, 2008
One Track Wine
You’ve kept it bottled up for too long now: schlepping through giant warehouse aisles of crates trying to decide on a bottle of wine isn’t really any better than the 30-minute drive to a wine shop in town.
No more whining, Hawai‘i Kai. The newly-opened D’Vine Wines at Koko Marina Center is a well-edited bottle boutique stocking wines not found before on the east end of the island.
Many of... Read more »
October 21, 2008
UVA and UVB sun rays. Vodka and Red Bull (more former than latter). The occasional fast-food binge.
These are the kind of toxins you can live with (and often do). Which is all the more reason to make your actual home free of the kinds you shouldn’t tolerate.
Bring on Clean Green Home, a professional Honolulu cleaning service that uses non-toxic, truly all-natural products (think lemon, vinegar, baking soda, essential oils) to sanitize and disinfect your home. Started in July by savvy clean-freak Adam Bazzi, who makes his company’s cleansers, the service also uses a specific... Read more »