Saturday, November 5, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, November 05, 2011

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Choc Stars
Spend your afternoon sinking your sweet tooth into more than 50 treats at the annual Dessert Fantasy. The two-hour unlimited tasting includes decadent items such as blueberry sour cream ice cream and truffle cheesecake as well as live entertainment and a silent auction to benefit United Cerebral Palsy Hawaii.
When: Tomorrow, 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Grand Ballroom, Pacific Beach Hotel at 2490 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: Tickets are $25 at the door. Children five and under are free. Call 808.532.6744 for more information.

iPhriendly Shopping
You really miss your bestie when you're virtually shopping, so you'll want to get Zara's new iPhone app that lets you chat, text, or instant message them while you pick looks on the retailer's online store.
Details: The app is free on iTunes.

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Beijing It On
Forget pads, one model sported a village on her shoulders as just one of the dramatic designs shown at China's Fashion Week. Take a look at highlights from the 60 couture-centered fashion shows and don't count on finding much casual sportswear.
Details: Take a look at CBS' gallery or if you don't mind a big watermark in the middle, Getty Images has the most complete album online.

Coming Soon

November - Florencia Arias’ new Holiday line debuts with sexy low-back dresses and cute printed skirts.
April - Aloha Mickey! Hawaii gains its first Disney cruise line when the Disney Wonder takes off from Los Angeles and stops by every island before heading on to Mexico.
Fall 2012 - Robert Cavalli gets into the accessories game with a line of mens and womens bags and small leather goods called CLASS Roberto Cavalli.
2012 - Material girls can rejoice when Madonna launches a new fragrance then accessories for adults. We’ll see if it justifies our love.

Coach at Waikele Premium Outlets
Deal: 30 percent off the entire store.
When: Through November 30.

Who: Rockabella Jewels
Deal: "Like" the special posting on Facebook and receive 20 percent off for the entire month of November. Rockabella will send you a personal discount code.
When: Now through November 30.

Who: Juicy Couture at Waikele
Deal: An additional 40 percent off all marked-down items and 20 to 30 percent off many other pieces.
When: Through Tuesday.

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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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