Saturday, December 3, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, December 3, 2011

Sole-ful Shopping
You'll want to go the extra mile when your new TOMS get an on-site makeover from one of eight local artists such as Solomon Enos, Jon Murakami, and Jamie Allen. As usual, for every purchase, TOMS will donate shoes to a child in a developing country.
When: Today, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Whole Foods Market, Kahala Mall
Details: Visit Whole Foods Market Kahala Facebook for more information.

Voices Merry
Spend some time with Frank Capra's masterpiece "It's a Wonderful Life" radio-style. Five actors and actresses will play the entire cast of characters for one weekend only.
When: The show runs Thursday - Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 at 4 p.m.
Where: Manoa Valley Theatre, 2833 East Manoa Rd.
Details: $18 for adults, $8 for those under the age of 25. Go online or call 808.988.6131 for tickets or more information.

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Just Swim
Winter in Hawaii means North Shore swells and a new collection of sexy swimsuits by Acacia. Check out the fringe detail, back-tastic tassels, peek-a-boo woven sections of the striking one pieces, and don't miss the new cover-ups in silk and tencel.
When: Available in stores now.
Where: Acacia is carried by Guava Shop, Kai Boutique, San Lorenzo Ala Moana, and several other retailers around Hawaii.
Details: Check out the entire collection on Acacia's website.

Coming Soon

Fall 2012 - Finally .. almost! H&M launches its online shop (initial dates were early 2012). Don't worry about the later date - H&M says its newest design collab with Marni that debuts March 20 will also be sold online, although details on that have not yet been released.
January 10 - For those not runwaying out of patience with the reality designer shows (ie. the unevenness of handbag vs. hat vs. jewelry designers on Project Accessory), Alexa Chung's 24 Hour Catwalk debuts on Lifetime. Project Runway All Stars starts January 5.

Leloa Baby Collections & Keiki Boutique, Ward Center near zPizza
Deal: 10 percent off all bags, 15 percent off of all L'oved Baby Wear, 20 percent off of all Belabumbum mommy wear.
When: Until Monday.

Who: The Firm: HNL, 631-D Keeaumoku St.
Deal: Donate two canned goods and receive 15 percent off all merchandise such as snapback caps and T-shirts.
When: Donations are taken through Sunday. The discount will be good through January 30.

Who: Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse
Deal: Pick a gift tag and get a deal ranging from 25 percent off of your entire purchase to buy one dress, get a second 50 percent off.
When: Through Thursday.

Who: Magnolia Warehouse, 445 Cooke St.
Deal: 20 to 50 percent off all antiques in the Kakaako warehouse.
When: Tomorrow, noon - 4 p.m.

Who: Philanthropy by Madison & Co., Waipio location 94-1235B Ka Uka Blvd.
Deal: Buy a gift card of $25 or more and receive a free necklace.
When: Through Sunday or while supplies last.

Who: Florencia Arias, 1161 Nuuanu Ave.
Deal: Buy a $60 gift certificate for $50, a $125 gift certificate for just $100.
When: Through December.

Who: Aloha Rag, 1221 Kapiolani Blvd. #115 and online.
Deal: 30 - 50 percent off select items.

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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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