Saturday, March 16, 2013

Weekend Picks - Saturday, March 16, 2013

Late adds to Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events

Veronica Mars Contribute
Mars Landing
What:
If only we had $10,000 and lightning quick reflexes, we would have totally bought the speaking role in the Veronica Mars Kickstarter launched by creator Rob Thomas and actress Kristen Bell (alas, it went to this guy). Still, we're absolutely stoked to see our favorite Neptune gang reunite on the big screen, and the fact that they fulfilled their $2 million goal in just one day ( it's now nearing the $3.5 million mark) is by far the best story we've heard all week.
Details: Pledge packages start at $10 and, believe it or not, they're a good read, so get in on the record-breaking action.

Buy
Star Gazing
What:
Meet (and pick the brain of) Academy Award-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden at a special event hosted by the Hawaii International Film Festival and Halekulani. The night features a screening of the movie Pollock and a Q&A session with Harden herself.
When: April 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Doris Duke Theatre at Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St.
Details: $10 general admission, buy tickets online.
Also: HIFF just released the film program and schedule for its Spring Showcase, which takes place April 5-11 at Regal Dole Cannery Stadium. Browse the lineup before tickets go on sale Thursday for HIFF Ohana members and Tuesday, March 26, to the general public.

Anticipate
Store Crazy
What:
By now, you've probably already heard that H&M has confirmed a Hawaii store will open in the Waikiki Business Plaza. If not, well, now you know. So check out a provided rendering of the new store as spotted on WWD:

H&M Honolulu store rendering

Wardrobe Updates
- Koi Boutique in Royal Hawaiian Center just brought in Philipp Plein, an edgy, skull-loving Italian-made luxury brand (the same one that put Gossip Girl's Ed Westwick in its Spring/Summer 2013 runway show in Milan).

Sales

Who: Cottage by the Sea, Ward Warehouse
Deal: 15 percent off everything.
When: Through tomorrow.

Who: Olive Boutique and Oliver Men's Shop, 43 and 49 Kihapai St.
Deal: 15 percent off everything plus free green beer.
When: Tomorrow, 10 a.m.- p.m

Who: Fighting Eel, 1133 Bethel St., and 629 Kailua Rd., Suite 130
Deal: 25 percent off all green Fighting Eel clothing.
When: Today at both locations, tomorrow in Kailua only.

Who: Maya Bella Boutique, 35 Kainehe St., Suite 105
Deal: 15 percent off anything green.
When: Through tomorrow.

Who: The Butik, 1067 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite A-3
Deal: 15 percent off new arrivals.
When: Through tomorrow.

Who: Lanikai Home & Style, 171-D Hamakua Dr.
Deal: 20 percent off sheets and towels, 15 percent off table linens.
When: Through March 23.

Who: Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse
Deal: Five camisoles, mini camis, tube tops or long bandeaus for $35.
When: Through Thursday.

Who: Pueo Boutique, 75-5695 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona
Deal: Choose a shamrock for up to 30 percent off or fun prizes.
When: Through tomorrow.

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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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