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

Weekend Picks - April 3, 2014

Into the Wardrobe
What: Patty's Closet's one-year anniversary is more than just a shopping event. On Friday, Mrs. Hawaii International contestants will strut their stuff in a fashion show; on Saturday, there will be a make-up and beauty-blending bar from Motives Make Up; and on Sunday, the store will host a trunk show with local designers. Throughout the entire weekend, shoppers will also get 20 percent off purchases.
When: Friday, April 4 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.; and Sunday, April 6, 1–6 p.m.
Where: Patty's Closet, Windward Mall
Details: 235-2924

Vintage Chic
What: Local artists from Noho Designs and Emily's Art Glass will join Magnolia for a trunk show that comes with added bonuses of refreshments from Leila's Table and sidewalk-sale specials.
When: Saturday, April 5, noon–3 p.m.
Where: Magnolia, Kahala Mall
Details: Find out more by calling 734-2200 or emailing magnolia@magnolia-hawaii.com.

Fashion Ahoy
What: This month, Elite at the Trump will feature a fashion show of Ed Fernandez's two clothing lines, Organik and Aloha Sailor, starting at 11 p.m.
When: Saturday, April 5, 10 p.m.–2 a.m.
Where: Trump International Hotel Waikiki, 223 Saratoga Road
Details: $10, 21+ only. Tickets are available here.

Crown Jewels
What: Create your own haku lei with flower master Ann Kadowaki, the woman behind Punahou Carnival's haku booth. Materials will be available, but bring in foliage from your own yard to see how easy it is to turn small leaves and flowers into something beautiful.
When: April 16, 6:30–8 p.m.
Where: Paiko, 675 Auahi St.
Details: $40. Register here.

Horsing Around
What: Break out those summer fashions—polo season has arrived! The first games kick off this Sunday after a pony parade. There will be skydiving shows at halftime, and after each match the music continues until sundown, so you can take full advantage of the long trip to Mokuleia.This season includes matches against New Zealand, India, Argentina and Mexico.
When: Sunday, April 6, gates open at 11 a.m., game starts at 2 p.m.
Where: Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Highway
Details: Admission is $10–$25. Season passes available. Email hpsocialclub@gmail.com for more info.

Wardrobe Update

  • If you live on the Big Island, stop into Ginger & Koi to pick up some new Teeki hot pants and gypsy capris. They're also available online here.
  • Honolua Surf Co. stores across the state now carry new Kiki Beach jewelry by [ki•ele], including turquoise and gold earrings.

A Pretty Pickle
What: Owens & Co. is hosting a Padma & Pickles jewelry trunk show in which purchases of $200 or more will get you a free Tahitian pearl bangle. While you're at it, check out new locally made coffee bags and Rifle Paper Co.'s Hawaii notecards in the shop.
When: Today, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., and tomorrow, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Where: 1152 Nuuanu Ave.
Details: 531-4300.

What: The Volcom team is currently on its Mod-Tech Tour, showcasing new boardshorts at T&C. There will be giveaways as well as a screening of the film True To This. As an added bonus, when you buy a Mod-Tech boardshort, you get one Lido Solid boardshort for free.
When: Friday, April 4, 5–7 p.m.
Where: T&C Surf, Pearlridge Center Uptown
Details: Watch the trailer here.

Girl Power
What: HIFF's Spring Showcase kicks off tomorrow night, but the film we're looking forward to the most? How to Fight in Six Inch Heels. Fashion designer Anne goes to Vietnam to discover what her fiancé is up to and suddenly finds herself as a supermodel.
When: Saturday, 6:15 p.m., and Sunday, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Dole Cannery B
Details: Watch the trailer and purchase tickets online.

Show Us Your Bad Side
What: Kira Hawaii, whose new rebel collection we adore, is all set up at a new kiosk in Pearlridge Center. In honor of the first week open, all jewelry and KH tanks are 15 percent off.
When: Through April 7
Where: In fron of Charlotte Russe, Pearlridge Center Uptown
Details: See photos of the kiosk on Instagram.

La Vie en Rose
What: Come into L'Occitane today for beauty rituals and mocktails, plus a free tote filled with goodies when you spend $65, to celebrate Spring Happy Hour. It smells so good in there, you might stay till summer.
When: Today only
Where: Royal Hawaiian Center, first floor, building B
Details: 923-0102


Who: Pacific Home, 420 Ward Ave.
Deal: 20 percent off Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams special/custom orders
When: Through May 4

Who: Reyn's Rack, 125 Merchant St.
Deal: Blowout sale with products from $10–$45, $10 off with the Facebook offer
When: Friday, 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Who: FM Boutique, 1185 Bethel St.
Deal: 25 percent off everything online and in-store, including sale items, with code "FFLOVE"
When: Through Saturday, April 5

Who: Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse
Deal: 20 percent off when you donate $10 to the Friends of Waikiki Aquarium
When: Through April 10

Who: Lily Lotus, 3160 Waialae Ave.
Deal: 50–75 percent off selected styles
When: Saturday, April 5, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.