Lei Chic's guide to Black Friday and other weekend events
Weekend Picks - November 27, 2013
What a Teas
What: For a sweet deal, flash any shopping receipt dated between Black Friday and December 13 at Rumfire to get 15 percent off the Holiday Spiked Afternoon Tea - two sliders, a house-made scone, dessert and a cocktail, normally priced at $20. Seasonal offerings include shrimp sliders, pumpkin cheesecake and Christmas coffee (horchata liquor, iced coffee, cinnamon and a candy cane).
When: Offer runs from Friday-December 13.
Where: Sheraton Waikiki
Details: Full menu here.
What: Red Pineapple hosts a pamper-perfect Winter Wonderland shopping event featuring Jade by Nikolai jewelry, Kristin Wood Beauty Boutique, Hiilani A Baby Story, Island Dog Deli, Kaya Tomomi blankets and facial waxes and massages by Moe Academy of Aesthetics and Massage.
When: Sunday, 4-9 p.m.
Where: Ward Centre
What: Break from your Black Friday frenzy with Laughtrack Theater Company's post-Thanksgiving improv comedy show. Laugh your way through three long-form pieces performed by graduates of Laughtrack Theater's training center.
When: Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 1116 Smith St.
Details: $10 admission. More information here.
What: Gypsy's newest collection, Love Riot, launched this week with undies, bras and bralettes in eclectic, graphic prints inspired by designer Kate Ruggiero's love of New York and the urban punk era. Don't miss an exclusive Gypsy x Samudra collaboration lingerie pouch.
Details: Shop it on madebygypsy.com.
What: Noelani Designs and Tiare Hawaii team up for a special fashion show at Chance 'Em Nights with a live DJ, surfboard raffle giveaways and more. All proceeds support North Shore youth programs.
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Show starts at 10 p.m.
Where: Surfer, the Bar at Turtle Bay Resort
Details: $10 cover, ages 21 and over. Flyer and details posted here.
Straight from the Art
What: The Honolulu Museum of Art School is holding a Studio Benefit Sale featuring jewelry, ceramics, glass, textiles and other one-of-a-kind finds made by instructors and students. New items are added daily and all proceeds help maintain school facilities.
When: Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., through December 8
Where: 111 Victoria St.
Details: More information here.
What: Barrio Vintage opens a pop-up at Fishcake today with a debut installation of vintage holiday dresses and gowns circa 1930s-1980s - a frothy collection of silk chiffon, sequins, lace and tulle.
When: Themes will change periodically through December.
Where: 307C Kamani St.
What: Learn how to make a hanging terracotta planter from macrame master Amanda Watkins of a.wattz dezigns. Personalize your pot with fun paints and string, like hemp or neon cord. Plants are not included (but available for purchase).
When: Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Paiko, 675 Auahi St.
Details: $27 per person, call (808) 988-2165 or click here for tickets.
What: Cottage by the Sea celebrates small businesses with 20-50 percent off store-wide, a Peace of Kauai trunk show, and jewelry giveaways every half-hour from artisans like Tiffany Chou, By Boe and Kris Nations (no purchase necessary), plus free pupu all day.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Ward Warehouse
Also: More Small Business Saturday specials at Ward Centers here.
What: Turns out you can dress like a character out of The Hunger Games, thanks to an exclusive capsule collection by the films' award-winning costume designer. Capitol Couture by Trish Summerville features laser-cut leather, streamlined silhouettes and dramatic eveningwear, though with prices starting a $75 for a T-shirt, you may go hungry paying for it.
Details: Shop it on Net-a-Porter.com.
Local Black Friday Sales
All sales take place Friday unless otherwise specified
Who: Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse and second-floor conference room
Deal: 6-8 a.m. - 50 percent off, 8-10 a.m. - 40 percent off, 10 a.m.-noon - 30 percent off, noon-Sunday - 20 percent off.
Who: Misfortune, Ward Centre
Deal: 9 a.m.-noon - 30 percent off all regular-priced items. Noon-Sunday - 20 percent off.
Who: Bamboo Sky, 401 Kamakee St.
Deal: 6-8 a.m. - $5 deals and 50-60 percent off racks during sale before the sale tent event, 8-10 a.m. - 30 percent off everything, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. - 20 percent off everything, 1 p.m.-Sunday - 15 percent off everything.
Who: Paiko, 675 Auahi St.
Deal: 15 percent off everything and 50 percent off bin.
Who: Quince Home, 683 Auahi St.
Deal: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. - 50 percent off all wall decals, Design Ideas office accessories and spice rack and bath accessories.
Click here for our Downtown Shop Around roundup.
Click here for Ala Moana Center's ThanksGetting Day specials.
Who: Collins & 8th, 560 Pensacola St. Suite 105
Deal: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. - 50 percent off everything excluding Kaimana Beachwear, phone accessories and existing sale items. $25 and under Allison Izu denim, save on select Andy South styles.
Who: Leather Soul Waikiki (Royal Hawaiian Center) and Downtown (119 Merchant St. #100)
Deal: 30-50 percent off select accessories and more.
When: Waikiki - 7:30-9:30 a.m., Downtown - 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Who: The Firm HNL, 631D Keeaumoku St.
Deal: 3 a.m. - 60 percent off everything, 4 a.m. - 50 percent off everything, 5 a.m. - 40 percent off everything, 6 a.m.-7 p.m. - 30 percent off everything. All day - $10 and $15 tables, 30 percent off Burgundy Affair. First 40 customers to spend $100+ get a free bag with exclusive merchandise.
Who: Lily Lotus Boutique, 609 Kailua Rd. #102
Deal: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. - select apparel up to 40 percent off, select jewelry up to 30 percent off.
Who: Global Village, 539 Kailua Rd.
Deal: 8-10 a.m. - 30 percent off everything and free batik tote while supplies last. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. - 25 percent off everything. Buy one, get one free rayon tees, skirts, gauchos and cardigans. Spend $150+ and get a free convertible poncho/scarf.
Also: 20 percent off Saturday and Sunday.
Who: Olive and Oliver Men's Shop, 43 and 49 Kihapai St.
Deal: 15 percent off everything all day.
Who: Maya Bella Boutique, 111 Hekili St. Suite 111
Deal: 8-10 a.m. - 40 percent off everything, 10 a.m.-noon - 30 percent off everything, noon-6 p.m. - 20 percent off everything.
Also: 20 percent off all day Saturday.
Who: Mikinola, Koko Marina Center
Deal: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Cassandra Rull and Pure Joy Adornments trunk shows at 20 percent off.
Who: Cinnamon Girl, Kahala Mall
Deal: 7-8 a.m. - 30 percent off everything, 8 a.m.-noon - 25 percent off up to five regular-priced items, noon-9 p.m. - 20 percent off up to five regular-priced items.
Who: 33 Butterflies, Kahala Mall
Deal: 7-9 a.m. - 30 percent off up to five regular-priced items, 9 a.m.-noon - 20 percent off up to five regular-priced items, noon-9 p.m. - 20 percent off one regular-priced item.
Who: Super Citizen, Kahala Mall
Deal: 7-8 a.m. - 40 percent off select apparel and jewelry, 8-9 a.m. - 30 percent off select apparel and jewelry, 9-11 a.m. - 20 percent off select apparel and jewelry, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. - 10 percent off select apparel and jewelry.
Who: Riches Kahala, Kahala Mall
Deal: 7-10 a.m. - 20 percent off one item
Who: SoHa Living, Kahala Mall
Deal: 7-9 a.m. - 30 percent off everything, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. - 25 percent off everything, 1-9 p.m. - 20 percent off everything.
Who: Adore, Kahala Mall
Deal: 7-10 a.m. - 40 percent off everything, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. - 20 percent off everything, free gift with purchase of $75 or more while supplies last.
Who: Reyn Spooner, Kahala Mall
Deal: Select shirts starting at $35, bottoms starting at $15, T-shirts starting at $10 all weekend.
Who: Alohilani Boutique
Deal: 20-40 percent off online, free domestic shipping on $150+ purchases with the code FREE SHIPPING through Monday.