Thursday, January 22, 2009

Weekend Picks - January 22, 2009

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

Good Buy Love
What: A day of shopping and seminars from local boutiques and designers, all featured in the new book “The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on O‘ahu.” Get a glimpse inside here.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; VIP hour begins at 9 a.m.
Where: Cupola Theater at the Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapi‘olani Blvd.
Details: Free. Early admission to VIP hour is $25, and includes book and gift bag. Get more info or buy tickets here.

Dinner From Home
What: A four-course menu of all-local dishes at Vino.
When: Sunday and Monday evenings through January.
Where: Hiroshi Eurasion Tapas, Restaurant Row
Details: The dinner is $35 per person, call 808.533.4476 for reservations. Get the menu and more info here.

Sip ‘n’ Sale
What: Wine tasting, live music and discounts at the North Shore’s new Guava Shop. When: Friday, 6 p.m.
Where: Guava Shop boutique, Hale‘iwa Town Center, across from Kua Aina burger.
Details: Call 808 for more info.

Sun ‘n’ Surf
What: Soleil Boutique (formerly on Kapahulu Avenue) launches their online boutique with looks from designers around Hawai‘i and the Pacific.
Where: Online at
Details: Take 15 percent off your order by entering the code LEI09 at checkout.

Shop, For A Change

What: Local line Midori Jewelry has 44 percent off lots of pieces in honor of the 44th prez.
When: Through Friday.
Where: View all the sale items here.

Eat For A Cause
What: Nibble and sip to raise money for the Windward Boys and Girls Club.
When: Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Formaggio Grill, 305 Hahani Street, Kailua
Details: $125 per person, tax deductible. Arrive early for cocktails from the Better Brands martini bar, with Formaggio pours and heavy pupu to follow. RSVP to 808.258.6549.

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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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