Thursday, March 4, 2010

Weekend Picks - March 4, 2010
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

Shore Things
What: Snag local designer Jodi Salmonson's new summer fashions before they hit stores at the Martinique Trunk Show. Get there early for first dibs, then stay for the informal fashion show.
When: Friday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Lobby Gallery, 1132 Bishop Street, Chinatown
Details:For more info, call 808.351.1451. View Martinique collections online here. Watch Martinique on Living Lei Chic on Sunrise on HawaiiNewsNow .

Tee Time
What: Swing by Neiman Marcus' Fashion Rules event and check out top entries from the Novel Tees design contest, in which UH Manoa fashion students transformed men's white T-shirts into women's styles similar to current runway looks.
When: Tonight, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus, Level 2, Ala Moana Center
Details: For more info, call 808.951.8887.

Garden Party
What: Pair a breezy, late afternoon hike through Manoa's lush botanical gardens with a tasting of delicious red wines at the Lyon Arboretum's Wine Walk: Reds event.
When: Saturday, 3 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: 3860 Manoa Road, Honolulu
Details: 21 and over. $30 general admission, $27 for members. For more info, call 808.988.0456 or click here.

Shop Till You Drop
What: Check out California designer Carin Wu Reppun’s “Kaileeni” line and jewelry from All That Glitters. Get did up with complimentary mini makeovers by makeup artist Sarah Correia while sipping cocktails.
When: Friday, 5 to 11 p.m.
Where: Fashionista’s Market, 1185 Bethel St., Chinatown
etails: Call 808.537.1115 or visit for more info.

How Bazaar
What: Join the promoters of 808 Wonderland at the Shop, Bop, & Grind outdoor bazaar. Browse through merch from Indigenous Soap Company, Sassy Lassy designs, the Free Art Movement, Kisa Kosmos Accessories, Catwings Couture, Nova Luna, and many more. Munch on food from Hole in the Wall, and pop into Mercury Bar for cocktail specials.
When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Chaplain Lane, Chinatown
Details: Call 808.537.3080 or visit for more info.

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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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