Thursday, October 14, 2010

Weekend Picks - October 14, 2010

Lei ChicThe Gunn Show
Calling all Project Runway fans! Tim Gunn, the Chief Creative Officer of Liz Clairborne Inc., will be hosting a fashion show and giving advice on how make fall's trends work in Hawai‘i. Post-show meet the man himself at the after-party, where you can be professionally photographed with Gunn, sip on tasty cocktails and score a swag bag full of gotta-have goodies.
When: Saturday, fashion show, 1 p.m.; after-party, 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Centerstage
Details: Free fashion show. For entrance to the after-party, you must present $150 worth of receipts purchased between October 10 and 16, from Juicy Couture, Lucky Brand Jeans or Kate Spade, at Centerstage on the day of the event. For more details, click here.

Jamba Juice’s New Fruit Bowls and Hot Coffee Drinks
What: Tired of spooning up the same boring breakfast? Dig into one of Jamba Juice’s new blended fruit bowls. Exclusive to Hawai‘i, the Lava Bowl — an exotic mix of pineapple juice, soymilk, frozen yogurt, pineapple sherbet and strawberries, topped with bananas, coconut and almonds, and the Pomegranate Bowl — a refreshing blend of pomegranate juice, strawberries, peaches and bananas topped with organic granola, bananas and almonds, are healthy pick-me-ups. Complete your power meal with Jamba Juice’s new Hot Blends coffee, available in tasty flavors like Vanilla Coffee Whirl and Mocha Marvel, or new organic coffee, all freshly brewed by the cup.
When: Available now!
Where: The Lava Bowl and Pomegranate Bowl are available at all Hawai‘i Jamba Juice locations (excluding the UH Campus). The coffee selections are available at the Kahala Mall, Ward Gateway, Moanalua Shopping Center and Financial Plaza in Downtown Honolulu locations.
Details: For more info and to view the complete menu, visit


Double Date
What: Swing by the Fashionista's Market boutique for its 5.1 anniversary celebration. Snag 20 percent off the entire store and enjoy complimentary pupu, cocktails and desserts.
When: Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 1185 Bethel St., Honolulu
Details: For more info, call 808.537.1115 or visit

Hawaii Five-O
What: The Valerie Joseph Boutique is turning five and thanking loyal customers with an all-day party. Indulge in sweet treats and spin the Wheel of Fashion to win fabulous prizes. Shop new inventory and nab a free Murano butterfly choker with a $35 purchase.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Level 1
Details: For more info, call 808.942.5258.

Spanish for Delicious
What: Enjoy a decadent, four-course spread with wine pairings at 12th Ave Grill’s Spanish Wine Dinner. The mouthwatering menu includes buttermilk fried rabbit and slow roasted lamb shoulder with charred tomatoes, peppers and olives. Plus, each course will be exquisitely matched to a different Spanish wine. Mui delicioso!
When: Monday, October 18, seatings at 5:30, 6, 7:30 and 8 p.m.
Where: 1145C 12th Avenue, Honolulu.
Details: The four-course menu with wine pairings starts at $65 per person, plus tax and tip. For reservations call 808.732.9469.

Sugar Rush
What: Dylan Lauren, daughter of fashion icon Ralph Lauren and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar, will be in town for the signing of her new pop art-inspried book Dylan's Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life, filled with tasty candy recipes and fun candy craft ideas.
When: Sunday, 12 to 2 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Neiman Marcus, Epicure Section, Level 3
Details: Free. For more info, call 808.951.8887.

Rock the Night Away
What: Cue the music. As part of its new music-themed film section, SOUND X VISION, HIFF will be hosting an After the Music Video Showcase, spotlighting Hawai‘i’s local band scene. Take in buzzworthy acts including Shopping List, Clones of the Queen, Kings of Spade and the Sick Tyte DJs.
When: Saturday, music video showcase, 9:30; live music, 10:30 p.m.
Where: Nextdoor, 43 N. Hotel Street, Honolulu.
Details: Free. For more info visit

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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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