Thursday, September 2, 2010

Weekend Picks - September 2, 2010


Lei Chic Acid Watch
What: Get a first look at the Acid Dolls fall/winter collection at their Urban Revolution fashion show, featuring “Urban Ballerina,” “Wild Hard West” and “Graffiti Zoo” inspirations. The VIP tickets will score you complimentary cocktails, pupus and reserved seating, and all guests will receive a $10 Acid Dolls gift certificate. Also check out live dance performances and enter to win prize giveaways.
When: Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. VIP cocktail party at 7 p.m.; fashion show at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Royal Hawaiian Center, fourth floor terrace, building A
Details: VIP tickets $45. Standard tickets $20. For more info and to purchase tickets, call 808.387.9682 or visit www.aciddollshawaii.com

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Kapolei Family Fun Day
What: Bring the whole ohana down for Kapolei Family Fun Day, brought to you by Kapolei Commons and Ohana Broadcasting. Donate a school supply to the Lokahi program for your chance to win tickets to the sold-out Justin Beiber concert at the Blaisdell Center! Hop on The Mobile Gamer Guys bus to play the latest Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii games and give the Ohana Broadcasting prize wheel a spin to win great prize giveaways. Plus, hit up the giveaway booth to enter to win tickets to the Taste of Kapolei you can also enter to win online here.
When:  Sunday, Sept. 5, 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: Kapolei Commons, 4450 Kapolei Parkway – home of Target, Petco, Sports Authority and more. There will be plenty of parking.
Details: For more info and to enter to win prizes, visit www.thekapoleicommons.com by September 4. Winners will be announced at 3 p.m. at the event. You must be present to win the Justin Beiber and Taste of Kapolei tickets. Stay up-to-date on the latest news by becoming a fan at www.facebook.com/kapoleicommons
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All Dolled Up
What: Grab the girls and head to Pearl Ultralounge for Girls' Night Out: All Dolled Up. Enjoy free beauty treatments from Bobbi & Guy Salon & Spa, including manicures, massages, brow waxing, make-up and hair styling. Indulge in happy hour appetizer and drink specials, and enter to win fab beauty basket giveaways from Lei Chic.
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.; dancing until 2 a.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Ho'okipa Terrace, Level 3
Details: 21 and over; free cover all night. For more info, call 808.944.8000 or click here

Vintage Point
What: We gave you a sneak peek at Vicarious Vintage last week – now check out the online boutique’s drool-worthy clothing and accessories in-person at their first fashion show. After the show, you can buy the one-of-a-kind pieces right off the runway. Plus, enter to win a $150 Vicarious Vintage shopping spree, and groove to live music from Russoul, Jr Waikiki and Trigg.
When: Saturday, doors open at 9 p.m.
Where: The Loft, 115 N. Hotel St., Honolulu
Details: For more info, call 310.691.4701 or email contact@vicariousvintage.com

Etown Bound
What: Celebrate Organik Clothing’s debut at Etown with 20 percent off the brand all weekend, as well as 20 percent off of Meesah Jewelry. Also get discounts on designer sunglasses at the Initium Eyewear trunk show.
When: Friday through Monday
Where: Etown, 1164 Smith St., Chinatown
Details: For more info, call 808.225.2727.

Island Style
What: Hit up the Hawaii Fashion Week Polynesian Style extravaganza for a night of island-style shopping, fashion and music. Swing by early to shop nearly a dozen mini-boutiques offering up goodies from Honey Girl Bikinis, Anti-Clothing, Sina Thompson and more. Check out a runway show featuring Tiare Teiti, Estelle Green, Le Atia, Missing Polynesia and Kalolo Samoa. Then groove to a live concert by Anuhea.
When: Sunday, shopping from 4 p.m.; runway show, 6 to 8:30 p.m.; Anuhea concert, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Level 4 Nightclub, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center
Details: Tickets, $20 for pre-sale; $25 at the door. $5 validated all-day parking. For more info, call 808.398.4944.

Just Dance
What: Celebrate the end of summer in style at Ka Restaurant & Lounge’s TABOO night. Enjoy $4 and $5 Kai Vodka drink specials all night, dance to beats from DJ Nickolus and DJ Min-One, party alongside GoGo Dancers, and enter to win fabulous beauty baskets courtesy of Lei Chic.
When: Friday, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Ward Warehouse, 3rd Floor
Details: Cover, $10. 21 and over. To order bottle service call 808.227.7031. For more info, call 808.593.7885.

Pick of the Glitter
What: Shop for a good cause and scoop up celebrity styles at the Me&Ro trunk show. The New York jewelry line’s Fearless Collection benefits Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay’s charity, the Joyful Heart Foundation.
When: Now through Saturday
Where: Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana Center
Details: For more info, call 808.951.8887. To see the full collection, click here

Hips & Salsa
What: Shake your bon bon this weekend with Salsa No Ka Oi at their free intro to salsa class. This class is only offered a few times a year, so catch it while you can. After you learn the moves, show off your skills at the free Latin dance party next door.
When: Sunday, salsa class at 6 p.m.; party from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Classes at the Dream to Dance Studio, 661 Auahi St. #201, Honolulu. After-party is at Blue Ocean Thai Restaurant, 327 Keawe St., Honolulu.
Details: For more info, call 808.779.7970 or click here

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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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