Saturday, August 6, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, August 6, 2011

Lei ChicDance
For the Record
What:
Bar35 spices up the usually sleepy Sunday with a reason to put on your dancing shoes, or at least your thick platform ones. It's first late night pop-up party features DJ's spinning vinyl.
When: Tomorrow, things start spinning at 9 p.m.
Where: Bar35, 35 N. Hotel St.
Details: RSVP in advance to vinylhnl@gmail.com to get in for free. Otherwise it is $10 at the door. Call 808.537.3535 for more information.

Listen
Music to Your Beers
What:
A free outdoor concert - Good. Add $5 wine, beer, and tasty snacks - Even better. Tune in to the performances ranging from hula to jazz to Na Hoku Hanohano winner Uncle Willie K while sampling pours and meatballs in pomodoro sauce from Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar.
When: Tonight, Halau Mohala Ilima kicks it off at 6 p.m.
Where: Royal Hawaiian Center, The Royal Grove.
Details: Parking is free for the first hour. $1 per hour for the next three hours.

Lei Chic See
Lady and the Vamp
What:
Vanity Fair revealed this week that new Duchess Kate Middleton has made its best dressed list for 2011. Agree? Judge for yourself with this 36-picture peek at her style file.
Details: See the entire list, including President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, pop star Justin Timberlake, and actor Colin Firth, on Vanity Fair's website.


Lei Chic Anticipate
Coming Soon

Thursday-The era of the Mad Men arrives with cocktails (of course) and the unveiling of the 60s-inspired collection at Banana Republic Ala Moana. Get your first in person look at the collaboration starting at 6 p.m.
August 24-The Kardashian Kollection arrives at Sears stores. But you can sign up to shop for their studded and leopard print clutches at a special 72-hour online pre-sale that begins Monday morning.
September 7 - Another mainland shopping spot is about to go online. Spanish fashion heavyweight Zara launches its American e-commerce site a year after its European counterpart.

Sales
Who:
Olive Boutique, 43 Kihapai St.
Deal: 15 percent off all clothing and selected other items.
When: Through Sunday.

Who: Ann Taylor.com
Deal: 30 percent off everything with code FRIENDS.
When: Until Sunday.
Also: Also 30 percent off of AT’s discount Loft.com with code FBFRIENDS.

Who: In My Closet, Pearlridge and Kahala Mall.
Deal: 10 percent off purchase when you bring in your old In My Closet bag. Purchase must fit in the bag.
When: Until August 12.

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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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