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April 23, 2014

Picks From Our Stylists' Cache

Stylist picks

You’ve read the magazines. You’ve seen the shoots. But what does it look like backstage at a HONOLULU Shops fashion photo shoot?

The answer: There's enough makeup to glamorize a small army, hairspray out the wazoo ... and a whole pile of lust-worthy looks hand-picked by our stylists Brie and Stacey. Curious to get a peek backstage into their trend treasure trove? We snuck into the Shops closet when the stylists weren’t looking and snagged a few of our favorite fashion-forward finds from their last shoot.... Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Permalink | Comments ()

April 22, 2014

Introducing The Hive Co-working Space

The Hive coworking space

The bzzz of a constantly ringing doorbell at home, the sting of noisy espresso machines at coffee shops, droning cubicle life … it’s amazing you get anything done at all in this bumbling mess.

Enter The Hive Hawaii, the new members-only co-working space that husband-and-wife team Kameron and Sloane Ketchum have created. They’ve transformed their Kailua boutique, Maya Bella, into a place where busy bees can bounce ideas off workers from other... Read more »

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April 21, 2014

Oliver Men's Shop and De La Mer band together for a music-inspired men’s jewelry line

Mick Jagger.
Lou Reed.
You, after a couple of beers and hogging the karaoke mic.

You don’t need to be a top record seller to be a rock star. All you have to do is smell a little bit like teen spirit (try not washing for a couple days), don’t stop believin’, and maybe pick up one of these “bands” Of The Year and “musical pieces” from the De La... Read more »

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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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April 17, 2014

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

Land Meets Sea
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

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 for questions or information.

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