Thursday, October 1, 2009

Weekend Picks - October 1, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Miller Time
What: Stop by the grand opening of Hawaii's first Victoria's Secret store to meet and grab an autograph from international supermodel and Victoria's Secret Angel, Marisa Miller.
When: Today, 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: Victoria's Secret store, Ala Moana Center, Level 2 between Lego and Bebe stores
Details: For more info, call 808.951.8901.

Girls' Night Out: All Dolled Up

What: Grab the girls and head to Pearl Ultralounge for Girls' Night Out: All Dolled Up. Enjoy happy hour appetizer and drink specials, a Guess/Marciano fashion show, and free beauty bar treatments from Desire Salon and Spa, including manicures, massages, brow waxing, mini-makeovers and hair styling. Purchase raffle tickets for a Guess/Marciano gift card giveaway and e
nter to win one of five Lei Chic beauty gift bags, packed with goodies from M.A.C., Estee Lauder, The Body Shop, Lush and more. Plus, the first 50 girls through the door will receive a complimentary goodie bag filled with treats, discounts and free offers.
When: Tonight! Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Happy hour from 4:30 to 8 p.m., beauty bar from 6 to 9 p.m., fashion show at 10 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Level 3
Details: 21+, no cover until 2 a.m. For more info, call 808.944.8000 or click here.

Jewel Intentions
Shop at coveted local jewelry line Catherine Weitzman Handmade Jewelry Designs' online store and snag a free silver Mini Coral Disc Necklace or silver Mini Coral Disc Earrings with every purchase of $100 or more.
When: Now through October 12
For more info, call 415.710.7326

Where the Wild Things Are
What: Stop by INTO for the boutique’s Into the Wild charity event. Check out live windows by Tiffany Sugiama and the latest designs from local jewelry lines Silver Leaf, Jewelry by Justine, love.want.need and Rachel Kinsey Designs. Kai Vodka cocktails and Green Door Cafe cuisine will be available for suggested donations to Meals on Wheels.
Where: 40 N. Hotel St., Chinatown
When: Friday, 5 p.m to midnight
Details: No cover. For more info, call 808.536.2211.

It’s A Stretch

What: Attend any yoga class at Yoga Hawai‘i on Saturday for free, or hit up a Pilates session on Sunday for just a $10 donation to breast cancer research.
When: Free classes all day Saturday, free Pilates Sunday 8 to 10 am.
Where: Yoga at Yoga Hawai‘i in Kaimuki, Pilates from Pilates Training Center of Hawai‘i in Kailua
Details: Click here for info on yoga and here for info on Pilates.

Buying Time
What: Regular store hours for the Fashionista’s Market boutique start Friday.
When: Friday, 4 to 9 p.m.. Regular hours will be Monday to Friday 10:30 to 6, Saturday 11 to 6, Sunday closed.
Where: 1185 Bethel St., Chinatown
Details: Visit for more info.

Butik Call
What: Check out new threads from Fighting Eel and Allison Izu at a fashion show put on by The Butik.
When: Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Fashion show starts at 8.
Where: Tsunami Hawaii, 1272 S. King St., Honolulu
Details: $5 donation suggested (proceeds go to American Cancer Society). Gift bag for the first 50 people. For more info, call 808.593.4484 or visit

Friday Night, Lite
What: Art, cocktails and pupus around Kailua for a mini First Friday.
When: Friday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: At three locations in Kailua: Olive Boutique, Oeno Winemaking and Health in Harmony Pilates.
Details: Call 808.263.0343 for more info.

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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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