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April 18, 2014

Honolulu Night Market moves to its new space

Baby lambs. Budding tulips. Spring cleaning (cue ominous music).

Spring is all about new beginnings. But the thought of confronting that mess monster in your closet literally makes you want to crawl under the bed (if it weren't just as jam-packed, that is).

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Posted on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


April 17, 2014

Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events

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Land Meets Sea
What:
Two of our faves, Paiko Hawaii and mobile boutique Salt + Sand, are bud-dying up for a pop-up shopping event. Check out Paiko's newest succulent crop and browse Salt + Sand's new arrivals and 40-percent-off racks.
When: Saturday, April 19, 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: Paiko Hawaii, 675 Auahi St., 988-2165
Details: Swing by early if you... Read more »

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April 17, 2014

Give yourself an Easter basket worthy of your grown up tastes



Easter basket photo by Toelstede

Easter rocked as a kid: the egg hunts, the frilly dresses and enough of a sugar rush to turn you... Read more »

Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


April 16, 2014

Kamera Mano Shark Tooth Clutch

The style team members have always got their eyes peeled for hot finds and new style faves while we scour the Honolulu scene. Look out for the latest spoil of our fash-ventures in our new Lost and Found files.

Lost: Your edge.

You used to have a razor wit. When it came to going mano-a-mano, you could swim circles around the other beasts in the water. In fact, everyone always said you had a bite that was just as badass as your bark. But lately? You've dulled down. Gotten blunt. Tapered off.

Found: Something that will help you to start looking sharp again—the new Mano Shark... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


April 15, 2014

Moon-inspired style is the perfect phase


They say a lunar eclipse can make people go a little … well, mad. We totally feel it. And since Hawaii’s eclipse begins around 8 p.m. tonight and goes until about 11—hours before the rest of the... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()


April 11, 2014

Sealove Hawaii's mobile fashion boutique

"I sunburn easily." "Salt stings my eyes." "I'm allergic to seaweed." Are you that friend when beach day rolls around? Stop being such a wet beach towel. Luckily, a reason to brave the waves just pulled up. Read more »

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April 11, 2014

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events

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Suit Up

What: LSpace Pop Up Shop will be poolside at the Kahala Hotel with REBECCA Beach. Meet designer Monica Wise, get a custom bikini fitting, and score a free keepsake bag with any LSpace purchase. Parking is free with validation.
When: Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Where: REBECCA Beach, Kahala Hotel and Resort
Details: Email mary@rebeccabeach.com for questions or information.

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April 10, 2014

A Peek Inside HONOLULU Fashion Team's Purses

We're always armed and ready. There's nothing we can't handle. When someone on the HONOLULU fashion team faces a style shortfall that threatens her entire look, she knows the others are always packing chic.

Today, we open up our fashion editors' handbags to see what everyone stashes every day. Totes adorable.

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April 9, 2014

Introducing Lei Chic's New Editor Natalie Schack

Former Lei Chic freelancer who is now Lei Chic’s new editor. Read more »

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April 8, 2014

A fresh crop of pineapple-inspired designs

The recent fashion weeks just heralded the start of spring around the world, but we in the aina recognize seasons by the type of fruit they bear (summer? You mean mango season). Of course, in Hawaii, every season is pineapple season, we're all about a pineapple a day keeping the doctor away.

How do you like them pineapples?

1 - Tiffany Chou Love + Pineapples jewelry
The Maui-native’s 2014 line gives new meaning to the word “Maui... Read more »

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