Saturday, September 24, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, September 24, 2011

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Making Waves
The action isn’t just on the water for the first Lanikai Surf Festival. After the Stand-Up Paddle race you’ll wade through about 40 beach-inspired clothing, jewelry, and arts booths. You'll score 20 percent off Leialoha Swimsuits, see the full line of repurposed wood frames, statues and graphic prints by Oliver Handmade, and shop your favorites such as Muumuu Heaven, Roam Hawaii, Honey Girl, and Salty Wear. Then wrap up the celebration with two Jack McCoy surf films shown right on the beach.
When: Today. The craft fair is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The films begin at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Lanikai Park Pavilion
Details: Check the Lanikai Surf Festival website for more information.

Just Teas-ing
Show you have refined taste with Le Cacao Bistro's afternoon tea. A flat fee brings you mini croissant sandwiches, smoked salmon, quiches, scones and your choice of Chef JJ Luangkhot's desserts such as a selection of French Macaroons.
When: Daily, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. through the end of September.
Where: Le Cacao Bistro, 3441 Waialae Ave.
Details: See the full menu on Le Cacao Bistro's website.

Raising the Barre
Stretch your workout routine with two free classes; one will bring out your inner ballerina at the barre, the other will get you swinging with aerial yoga.
When: The barre class is tomorrow, 3:30 – 5 p.m. Aerial yoga is next Wednesday, 5;45 – 6:45 p.m.
Where: Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St.
Details: The aerial yoga class is limited to the first 22 who have never taken a class at Still & Moving before. Reserve your spot by calling 808.397.7678.

Lei ChicAnticipate
Coming Soon

October 25 - Just because you can't afford his shoes doesn't mean you can't get Christian Louboutin's infamous red soles up on your coffee table. His biography complete with well-heeled photo gallery, a pop-up piece, and a foreword by actor John Malkovich is available for pre-order now for the bargain price of $94.50 (hey, shipping and handling is free!)
October ? - L'Oreal Paris releases its Project Runway-inspired makeup line created by Collier Strong. Hopefully those who wear it won't be in one day and the next be out.
Lei ChicOctober 28 - Rory Beca's new line arrives at Forever 21 complete with pink punches, soft ruffles, ladylike details, and prices below $30. See a preview on

20 of your favorite local boutiques and designers.
Deal: You have one more week to score 20 percent off with Lei Chic’s Pop-Up Boutique shopping pass. Buy one at Eden in Love, House of Aria, Olive Boutique, Owens & Co., seastar 8.4.23, Super Citizen, or therapy.
When: The pass is in effect through Sept. 30.
Also: The $5 cost will go to With Aloha to help Japan tsunami victims.

Who: Rockabella
Deal: 20 percent off the Holiday collection with code HOLIDAY (and Rockabella always offers free shipping and handling).
When: Through October 1.

Who: Bliss
Deal: 40 percent off everything and free shipping with code FallFash2011.
When: Through Sunday.

Who: Juicy
Deal: 30 percent off with code WHOUKNOW.
When: Through Sunday.

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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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