Thursday, March 12, 2009

Weekend Picks - March 12, 2009

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

Wine and Dine
What: Taste hundreds of wines from around the world and nibble on pupus from Vino, Sansei, Ruth's Chris and Hukilau Cafe at Executive Vineyards, a fundraiser for the Shidler College of Business at UH.
When: Tonight, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Stan Sheriff Center
Details: $90 per person at the door, or $80 in advance. Call 808.956.0323 for more info or visit

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Full Brazilian
What: Buy more, save more sale at Brazilian Showroom. By one item, get 10 percent off, two items, 20 percent off, all the way up to six or more items to get 60 percent off. Included in the sale is all clothing, workout wear, shoes, lingerie, dresses, sweaters, household items and more.
When: Through Sunday
Where: Brazilian Showroom, 3588 Waialae Avenue (across from Big City Diner), Kaimuki
ails: Call 808.735.7537 for more info.

The Sample Life
What: Scoop up samples and extra inventory of clothes, accessories, and housewares priced below wholesale at the Hawai‘i Sales Reps sample sale.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Blaisdell Center, Hawai‘i Suites
Details: Free. Call 808.527.5400 for more info.

Rock the Runway
What: A fashion show by local label Kisa Kosmos, live music by local band Lucky 13 and DJ Rayne spinning.

When: Friday, 8 p.m.; fashion show at 9 p.m.
Pipeline Café, 805 Pohukaina Street
Details: $25 per person. Call 808.732.7535 or 808.735.4247 or check

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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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