Thursday, September 18, 2008

Weekend Picks - September 18, 2008

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Full Circle
Celebrity jewelry designer Adina Reyter, whose popular oversized circle necklace has been worn by Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston and Eva Longoria, sends her new collection to Hawai‘i for her first-ever trunk show in the islands. Scoop up any of her pieces, at 10 to 20 percent off during the 10-day show, or visit this weekend to enjoy wine and cheese while you pick your favorite.
When: Friday through Sept. 28
Where: Cottage by the Sea, Ward Warehouse
Details: Call the store at 808.591.9811 or visit for more information. View the entire collection at

Takes The Steak
What: Chef Keith Endo from Vino showcases Maui Cattle Company’s no-antibiotic, no-hormone-enhanced, grass-fed beef in a special three-course dinner. Beef tartare, grilled marinated flank steak, and pasta with hearty meatballs are on the menu, paired with three wines and dessert.

When: Saturday, 5:30 p.m.
Vino, Restaurant Row
Details: Call 808.533.4476 for reservations, $57 a person

Hey Mr. DJ
What: A new site that lets you re-mix any song with the one effect it really needs: more cowbell. Upload any mp3, then add in varying levels of “cowbell” and “Christopher Walken” and the site will mashup your song with the sound effects.
When: You have a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell.

Horse Play
What:The last Sunday polo match of the summer at Mokuleia polo field – and a great reason to tailgate (since UH has a bye week) on the North Shore.
When: Sunday, match begins at 2 p.m.
Where: Mokuleia Polo Field, 68-540 Farrington Hwy., North Shore
Details: Call 808.637.8401 for details.

Put Your Best Foot Forward
What: Macy’s Shoe Diva shoe soiree includes a fashion show of the latest in designer kicks, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and mojito cocktails. Need a new pair of fall peeptoes or strappy stilettos? Splurge tonight and get a $50 gift card when you spend $250 or more.
When: Tonight, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Macy’s Ala Moana Center, Level 2
Details: Call 808.945.6427 to RSVP

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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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