Weekend Picks November 6, 2008
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
What: The Royal Vintage boutique is now open every weekend for the holidays. Score some party attire for you and some posh gifts for others at this private store full of gently used luxury and designer items once worn by the Alliata sisters. The Italian princesses, who live part-time in Honolulu, are clearing out their closets, and their friends' too, and selling off the goods.
When: Every Sunday, this weekend through the end of the year, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 2615 Tantalus Drive, Honolulu.
Details: Read more here, or call 808.282.8703.
Three trunk shows offer local jewelry and fashions.
What: Soleil boutique shows off new collections in store from local designers Urgentina bikinis, Wings Hawai‘i and Cassandra Rull. Enjoy free cocktails and 15 percent off anything you buy during the event.
When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Soleil boutique, 909 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu.
Details: Call 808.735.5360 for more info.
What: Holiday show of Pua Jewelry, including shell rings, gold and silver bangles and pieces with puka shells and beach glass. Bring your own shells, pearls and glass for custom orders.
When: Sunday, 5 p.m.
Where: Town Restaurant, 3435 Waialae Avenue, Kaimuki.
Details: Read more about Pua Jewelry here. Call 808.383.3050 for more info.
What: Orange County jewelry designer Mimi Kim brings her delicate silver and gemstone pieces to Honolulu, and introduces a new line of jewels made from reclaimed silver.
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m to 4 p.m.
Where: Cottage By The Sea, Ward Warehouse
Details: View the whole collection at www.mimikimjewelry.com. Call 808.591.9811 for more info.
The Bite Stuff
Good food, good drinks and good prices on these at-the-bar specials:
What: Wine-down Weekdays at Morton's means $5 glasses of house cabernet and chardonnay from 5 to 6:30 Monday-Wednesday. At Morton's, Ala Moana Center.
What: Vino's antipasti menu offers marinated artichokes, herb-roasted mushrooms, calamari, and marinated mini mozzarella balls. Choose one for $3 or three for $7. At Vino, Restaurant Row.
What: Brasserie Du Vin takes half off its most popular menu items, and offers $4 cocktails from 4 to 6 p.m. Happy hour has an encore from 10 p.m. to closing with the same specials, plus half off glasses of wine from open bottles. DuVin, 1115 Bethel Street, Chinatown.
What: Check out the long-awaited Allison Izu line of jeans and skirts made just for women 5-foot-4 and under. Try on and buy one of the first pairs.
When: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Pearl Ultralounge, Ala Moana Center
Details: Read more about Allison Izu here, and visit www.allisonizu.com for more info.