Saturday, August 13, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, August 13, 2011

Lei ChicGaze
August Showers
A full moon will outshine most of it, but you will still be able to see about 20-30 meteors an hour during the famous Perseid meteor showers. Binoculars are not needed.
When: Best viewing will be after midnight tonight.
Where: Anywhere dark, get away from street and house lights.
Details: Read more about the shows in the night sky this month from Bishop Museum's Mike Shanahan.

Lei ChicDesign
If the Shoe Fits

What: If shoes are your achilles heel, we have the perfect website to waste hours on. Milk & Honey lets you design your own look from heels (spike? stacked? wedge?) to toes (peep? closed? strappy) including fabric, color, trim, and embellishments. The fun is free - the shoes start at $225 for a pair of flats
Details: Start dreaming here. Or vote on your favorite fan design to score 20 percent off the winner.

Lei Chic Look
Missoni Loves Company
The hush hush is over on the Missoni line for Target. The lookbook is out with all 400 ways to get your zigzag fix, from printed dresses to home accessories and one amazing bicycle.
Details: Check out the lookbook here.

Lei Chic Anticipate
Coming Soon

October 2011 - She already makes the dress you covet (or bought from David's Bridal) and this fall you'll be saying "I Do" to Vera Wang's line of engagement and wedding rings. The LOVE Bridal Collection will have 50 looks, each featuring a diamond and a blue sapphire. Prices begin at $1,999.
September 12 - You'll go Gaga when the Lady herself sits down for a one-on-one (we're not banking on a heart-to-heart) with John Paul Gaultier in CW primetime to kick off the station's fall season.

Guava Shop, 66-165 Kamehameha Hwy., Haleiwa
Deal: Up to 70 percent off everything from Splendid, Indah, Gypsy 05, and Acacia and Salt swimwear all under a tent with mimosas of course.
When: Today 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Deal: 40 percent off all sales items, including Z by Zac Posen bags, colorful Alice + Olivia dresses, and Loeffler Randall sandals and booties, a
When: Until Sunday.

Who: Tiare Hawaii at Fighting Eel, 1133 Bethel St.
Deal: Mimosas and 10 percent off your entire purchase at Tiare’s trunk show.
When: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Who: Surf Sample Sale at Benjamin Parker Elem., 45-259 Waikalua Rd., Kaneohe
Deal: Samples of items by Fox, Billabong, Ezekiel and more.
When: Tomorrow, 3-6 p.m.
Also: The sample sale moves to Kapolei High School next Sunday, August 21 from 3 – 6 p.m.

Who: Kealopiko on Molokai, Kaunakakai Farmers Market
Deal: Clearance sale of summer items.
When:Today, 8 a.m. – noon.
Also: All dresses are 20 percent off through August on

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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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