Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Weekend Picks - April 22, 2010

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

West of Eden
Be there for the launch of the Eden In Love clothing and accessory boutique, which cohabitates with its mother store, the Wedding Café. Get discounts if you wear boutique items you bought before (10 percent off for one piece, twenty for two and thirty for three), nosh on pupus, and participate in games to win swag.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse, Honolulu.
See event info here. For more info, call 808.591.1005
Green Up Your Act
What: It’s a green sweep at the UH Manoa Sustainability Festival, where you can check out an eco-fashion show, buy recycled art, nibble natural dishes and take in free yoga classes. Bring your old light bulbs to the UH booth and they’ll give you CFLs for free (limit five).
When: Today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Krauss Square by Andrews Amphitheatre, 2465 Campus Rd., Honolulu.
Details: Free to the public. For more info, check out the website.

Model Pupils
Check out a college final that doesn’t involve No. 2 pencils, at UH Manoa’s Senior Fashion Show. Each senior presents a solo collection and contributes a look for each of three themed group collections: the little black dress reinvented, garments with embellishments, and an exploration of silhouette.
Sunday; doors open 5:30. Show starts at 7 p.m.
Honolulu Hale Grounds, 530 South King St., Honolulu.
General admission, $27; students, $20; VIP seating in first two rows, $40 (includes gift bag). For tickets, call 808. 636.1786 or email

Show ‘Em Your Tats
What: Show off your body art and score gift certificates to Barnes and Noble Booksellers to celebrate the book launch of The Polynesian Tattoo Today by Tricia Allen. Competition categories: tribal, traditional Polynesian, color, and non-Polynesian.
When: Saturday, 8 to 10 p.m.
Where: Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Ala Moana Center, Level 1, Honolulu.
Details: For more info, see the author’s webiste, here.

Yoga Muse-um
Eschew the sweaty gym and do your yoga in the open air of The Contemporary Museum's Nu‘umealani Gardens with a Vinyasa Flow yoga class taught by Kate Patterson of True Union.
When: Saturday, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
The Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Dr., Honolulu.
$10 for TCM members, $12 for non-members. Call 808.237.5217 to reserve. For more info on the instructor, visit

Rockin’ Moroccan
What: Get a free restorative hair treatment or a hydrating hair mask courtesy of MoroccanOil. They’ll have wine, fruit and pupus, product samples, and gift bags for a lucky few.
When: Tuesday, April 27, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Fix Salon, 315 Uluniu St, #102, Kailua.
Details: Free. No reservations necessary. For more info, see the event invite here.

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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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