August 28, 2008
Sponsored Edition: Posh 'n' Checks
You’ve been to spa parties at your girlfriends’ houses, and buying parties for everything from makeup to jewelry to kitchen appliances. But you have yet to go to a designer shopping party.
Maybe because, until now, there wasn’t one.
But next weekend, on Saturday September 6, head to Kaua‘i for Posh at Princeville, when Lorraine and Katie Mull open their beautiful, luxury Princeville home to a small guest list for some serious designer label shopping.
Organized by local fashion stylist Blaine Ashley, Posh at Princeville will feature hand-selected clothing, accessories and... Read more »
August 27, 2008
Lost and Found
Not so long ago you’d regularly scour Savers for funky clothes and old charms to create an eclectic, inimitable look (it was also cheap). But as you grew up (and got a steady paycheck) something changed, and although your wardrobe and accessories remained original, they were all new.
But new isn’t necessary anymore – according to Melisa Medalle, founder and designer of Meesah jewelry.
Handcrafted with found, recycled and vintage materials, each Meesah piece is a one-of-a-kind, environment-friendly accessory constructed right here on O‘ahu.
August 26, 2008
Who's Watching You?
You’re late for a very important date (again), all because you haven’t found a timepiece to complement your life (let alone your outfits). Just one day in the life of you might include a morning surf session, rainy mountain hike, dinner date at Town, and then a moonlit night dive.
John Patterson could relate, and in 2005 decided it was time his Kaua‘i lifestyle partnered with a top quality watch that perfectly enhanced Hawai‘i’s extremes.
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August 25, 2008
Fall shopping attempt, take 10.
Mainland jeans chain: Turtlenecks, thick-knit sweater sets. Next.
Or at least until you get your hands on a dress from the new Satori line, just launched this month by local designer Lynn Read more »
August 22, 2008
The Real Thing
In a world of so-so’s and almost there’s, boyfriends who are only 50-percent committed, jobs with just a 20-percent chance of promotion, and foods that are 98-percent fat-free, it can seem nearly impossible to achieve it all.
Which is what makes the purely natural cosmetic and beauty line 100% Pure so refreshingly genuine.
Each and every product uses no parabens or other toxic preservatives, no synthetic chemicals or sulfates, no alcohol, fragrance, colors, or fillers – just concentrated biodegradable goodness that feels and smells great because everything... Read more »
August 21, 2008
Weekend Picks - August 21, 2008
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.Brand New Bag
What: Celebrate the official debut of SooZou handbags made from recycled sails – and get your hands on one of them at the label’s shopping/launch party. They’re fully handmade, one-of-a-kind and aren’t always in full supply.
When: Friday, 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: thirtyninehotel, 39 N. Hotel St., Chinatown
Details: Free, map and... Read more »