Thursday, June 18, 2009

Weekend Picks - June 18, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Trunk Rock

Seaside Luxe, the luxury boutique at the Big Island's Four Seasons Hualalai, brings its collection of top designer merch to O'ahu for a trunk show. Eat, drink and get
15 percent off Eres swimwear, Calypso dresses, Missoni apparel and Hinu jewelry.
Today, 10 a.m to 7 p.m.
Where: Pacific Home, 420 Ward Avenue.
Details: For more info, click here or call 808.596.9338.

Fresh Finds
What: Fashionista's Market is back and hosting Fresh, a day-long beauty and shopping bazaar with clothing and jewelry from Allison Izu, Sola 2 Clothing, Roberta Oaks, Ginger 13 and more. Enjoy cocktail tastings, a Beauty Bar with free massages, hair, nail and makeup services, and seminars from local fashion experts at The Fashionista Monologues. Get in early — the first 150 shoppers will score a gift bag worth $50.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawai‘i Ballroom.
Details: Entry, $10 per person. For more info call 808.739.8760 or click here.

Spanish Summer
What: Check out the new summer collection from
Custo Barcelona, the Spanish line known for its funky prints and pop colors. Nibble on pupus, sip cocktails, and learn about AccesSurf, a nonprofit that funds beach and ocean access for people with disabilities. A portion of the night's sales benefits the local group.
When: Tonight, 6 to 9 p.m.
Custo Barcelona, Level 3, Ala Moana Center (opposite American Eagle Outfitters).
Details: Free. For more info, call 808.941.5655.

What: Tantalize your tastebuds with tasty local foods at The Pacific Place Tea Garden's market day. Sample Hawaiian honey, specialty iced teas, cookies, scones, tropical fruit and smoked ahi dip. Get discounts on bulk coffee and teas, and coupons for tea or coffee drinks with every market day product purchase.
When: Saturday, 3 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Pacific Place Tea Garden, Level 3, Ala Moana Center (next to Escada).
Details: Free. For more info call 888.944.2004.

Positive Feedback
What: Learn how to generate positive chi (energy) throughout your home with
Clear Englebert, author of Feng Shui for Hawai'i. Englebert will host a summer series of weekly classes to help you learn how to make your home more harmonious.
When: Saturdays through August 1, 1 to 3 p.m.
Kapi'olani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road.
Details: Registration, $15 per person/class. Pre-registration required. For more info call 808.734.9211 or click here.

Bella of the Ball
What: It's prom season – so get dolled up for "Bella Notte," a fundraiser gala for The Bella Project
, a nonprofit that donates new or gently-used evening gowns and accessories to Hawai‘i's high school girls for prom.
When: Saturday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Pearl Ultralounge, Level 3, Ala Moana Center (Hookipa Terrace).
Details: Tickets, $50. For more info click here.

Famous Face
What: Want to learn how to do your makeup like a pro? Register now for a training session with Hollywood makeup artist Stephen Moleski, whose client list includes Eva Longoria, Brooke Burke and the Kardashian sisters. The full-day workshop will be held at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Lanikai, and includes seminars, lunch, a take-home booklet of instructions and a beauty goody bag.
When: Buy tickets now for the July 28 workshop
Where: Call to register, 808.387.8314.

Details: Fee is $425 or $350 if paid in full by June 30.

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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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