Saturday, November 10, 2012

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

Weekend Picks - Saturday, November 10, 2012

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Face Ford
In just a few hours, Oahu shoppers will finally be able to get their hands on Tom Ford Beauty's full cosmetics line. The luxury brand's shiny new retail counter in Neiman Marcus offers a full range of skincare, makeup and fragrances, including the top-rated Shade & Illuminate for perfectly sculpted cheekbones, gel-based Nail Lacquer for bold, chip-resistant nails, and limited-edition lip and nail colors based on its newest fragrance line, Jardin Noir.
When: Opens today at 10 a.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana Center.

Star Crafts
Start your Christmas shopping early by picking up handmade goodies at Diamond Head Arts & Crafts Fair. Lots of Lei Chic favorites will be there, including One Shabby Chick, Midori Jewelry, Shop Toast, Sky Dreams, ki-ele and ccdoodle.
When: Tomorrow, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Rd.
Details: Free Aloha bracelets will be given to the first five shoppers who say "Happy Holidays ki-ele! Ho ho ho!" at ki-ele's booth. ccdoodle is offering 30 percent off all women's hand-screened clothing and a sale bin up to 60 percent off. Click here for details.

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Suit Up
Score up to 80 percent off at San Lorenzo Bikinis' Endless Summer Sale. Bikini tops and bottoms start at $10 each, sets start at $20, and select B. Swim and Tiare Hawaii pieces are on clearance. Get a free $10 gift certificate with purchase over $50 and a free bikini piece with purchase over $100.
Where: San Lorenzo Bikinis, Puck's Alley, 2600 S. King St., #104.
Details: Click here for details.

Week in Review

- Philosophy by Madison and Company is no more. The Waipio boutique is still business as usual, but the new owner changed its name to Milieu, which means environment in French. A new website is in the works, but in the meantime, you can track store updates on Facebook.
- A handful of Chinatown businesses, including La Muse, Homecoming and Mojo Barbershop, were mentioned in's travel blog. Read it here.


Bamboo Sky, 401 Kamakee St.
Deal: Up to 70 percent off the entire store during its pre-holiday clearance sale.

Who: Mellow Antiques, Davies Pacific Center, 841 Bishop St., Suite 156
Deal: 20 percent off all jewelry and gifts.
When: Through November 30.

Who: Gypsy
Deal: 20 percent off Sister of the Moon undie and previous collection styles online. Prices as marked.
When: Through tomorrow.

Who: Chief Hawaii
Deal: 50 percent off vintage bags, clothing and accessories plus free shipping on Etsy with the code chief808.
When: Through tomorrow.

Who: Rebecca Taylor
Deal: 20 percent off all online purchases with the code RTFRIENDS12.
When: Through Monday.

Who: Theory
Deal: 20 percent off both men's and women's collections online with the code GIVE2012. Ten percent of proceeds will benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
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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