Saturday, June 9, 2012

Weekend Picks - Saturday, June 9, 2012

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Crepe Escape
What:
Venture into Waikiki to try Arancino's new breakfast crepe menu - light, airy crepes filled with delicious combinations like mortadella ham and cheese or fresh berries, cream and mint. Ask to sit outside and enjoy a beautiful beach view.
When: 7-10:30 a.m. daily.
Where: Arancino di Mare, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort, 2552 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: $8.95-$11.95 crepes, free validated parking. Breakfast not available at Arancino's Beachwalk location.

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Shoe Fly
What:
Nike's Air Yeezy II designed by Kanye West, arguably the year's most coveted shoe, goes on sale today. Sure, it sold for $90,000 on eBay and Hawaii fans have been lining up since Monday. But if you want a pair for your guy, don't be afraid to try your luck in-store - at the last release, some were still available at noon - or follow @nikestore on Twitter to buy them online.
When: Today, 11 a.m.
Where: Kicks Hawaii, 1530 Makaloa St.
Details: $245 per pair, one pair per person.

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Summer Stun
What:
Fighting Eel is celebrating the launch of its summer 2012 collection by hosting two trunk shows - Padma & Pickles downtown and Indi Ocean in Kailua. Drinks will be served all day.
When and where: Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fighting Eel Downtown, 1133 Bethel St.; and 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Fighting Eel Kailua, 629 Kailua Rd. Suite 130.
Details: Score 15 percent off both trunk shows and receive double stamps on your rewards card.

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State of the Art
What:
Enjoy a night of live music, film, art and fashion with RAW:natural born artists, an organization that showcases local up-and-coming artists. Don't miss the night's big fashion show featuring ccdoodle and MEswimwear.
When: Saturday, June 16, 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: VICE Nightclub, Ward Centre.
Details: $10 presale through Tuesday, $15 at the door. Click here to see the full artist lineup and buy tickets online.

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- Erin Fetherston's floaty, bubblegum frocks are now shoppable in her brand-new online store. Browse her spring sale section for deals like this sequin striped tank dress for $177. While you're there, check out Fetherston's vintage auction, featuring items culled from her own closet.
- Designers are slowly unveiling their Resort 2013 collections. Our favorite so far? Thakoon's fitted shorts suits and breezy sundresses in fun sorbet hues. View them all here.
- One collection you won't find on that list: Kate Spade. Her resort looks are being released a few at a time on exclusive brand stylist Brad Goreski's Tumblr.

Lei ChicSales

Who:
I AM., 1221 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 111
Deal: 15 percent off regular-priced items when you mention I AM.'s Facebook page.
When: Through June 30.

Who: Roberta Oaks, 19 N. Pauahi St.
Deal: Buy one, get one half off all Roberta Oaks Mens and 10 percent off mens' accessories except sunglasses.
When: Through June 16.
Also: 20 percent off online purchases with the code ILOVEDAD through June 17.

Who: Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse
Deal: Additional 25 percent off all sale items.
When: Through Sunday.

Who: Calypso St. Barth
Deal: Up to 70 percent off in the summer sample sale.

Who: Smashbox
Deal: 20 percent off orders of $25 or more with the code FRIENDS20.

Who: Joie
Deal: Up to 50 percent off spring and summer collections.

Who: Alexander Wang
Deal: Up to 40 percent off resort and spring collections.

Who: Anastasia
Deal: 30 percent off the spring/summer 2012 collection with the code PRIVATESS12.
When: Through Sunday.
Also: 30 to 50 percent off all collections.

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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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