Weekend Picks – August 2, 2012

Lei Chic


Secret Shopper

What: Two “private” online sales launched this morning. Type in your email address and score up to 75 percent off at Barney’s Warehouse Sale, which features $40 Rag & Bone tanks, $70 J Brand skinny jeans and $189 Alexander Wang pumps. Then click over to BCBG Max Azria’s Runway Secret Sale, where spring runway looks are now up to 60 percent off, including silk tribal shorts for less than $80.

Where: Click here for Barney’s Online Warehouse Sale and here for BCBG Max Azria’s Runway Secret Sale.


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Take Cover

What: Enter your keiki for a chance to be on the cover of HONOLULU Family magazine! This weekend’s Cover Kids Search also features games, food and chances to win amazing prizes, like a stay at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, go! Airlines tickets and Wet N Wild passes.

When: Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon.

Where: Kealakai at Kapolei, 91-1015 Kamaaha Ave.

Details: Entrants must be between the ages of one and 12, and will have their photo taken by a professional photographer. Click here for more information.


Meal Tickets

What: You won’t want to miss out on these two incredible meals. The first is Brasserie Du Vin’s tribute to Julia Child – cheese soufflé, roast chicken steeped in port wine, cream and mushrooms and tarte tatin (this menu is already so popular, the restaurant just added two more nights!) Then, make room for Miso & Ale‘s pop-up restaurant at Lucky Belly – a five-course menu that includes tako confit, a tomato cream-filled mozzarella “balloon,” fresh chukka soba and applewood-planked pork belly.

When and Where: Julia Child – August 9 (seats only available after 7 p.m.), 10 & 11 (first seating at 5 p.m.), Brasserie Du Vin, 1115 Bethel St. Miso & Ale – Sunday, August 12, 6 p.m. Lucky Belly, 50 N. Hotel St.

Details: Julia Child – $30. For reservations, call (808) 545-1115. Miso & Ale – $69. Tickets are available online.

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Last Call

What: Snap up a piece of MBxWD’s High Summer collection before it’s gone for good – fun leggings in pink and purple tribal and bold tropical prints, draped kimono, whitewashed maxis, ikat crop tops and mini dresses by Matt Bruening and Jess Shedlock just hit stores for the last time.

Where: Homecoming, 1191 Bethel St., and Collins & 8th, 560 Pensacola St., Suites 4 and 5.

Details: Click here for a preview. (Photo: Harold Julian, Model: Momoko Metzker.)


Hue to Form

What: Local artist Nicole Naone celebrates the launch of mass, her debut solo exhibition, at The Human Imagination. Attend an opening night reception and view Naone’s interpretation of the female form in bronze, foam, plaster and illustrations.

When: Tonight, 5-9 p.m.

Where: The Human Imagination, 1154 Nuuanu Ave.

Details: The exhibition will be on display through September 7.

Night on the Town

Lei Chic’s Guide to First Friday

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Who: Fashionista’s Market, 1185 Bethel St.

What: Cassandra Rull trunk show plus 20 percent off her spring collection.

When: 5-9 p.m.

Who: Community Boutique, 22 S. Pauahi St.

What: Organik trunk show at 20 percent off.

When: 5-9 p.m.

Who: MiSh MaSh Shop, 1164 Smith St.

What: 1st birthday party featuring artwork by Papaya Truly and live music by Rain Tears and Still Life.

When: 6-10 p.m.

Who: Roberta Oaks Hawaii, 19 N. Pauahi St.

What: Salty Girl trunk show at 15 percent off.

When: 5-10 p.m.

Who: House of Aria, 1140 Bethel St.

What: Mixe Medium trunk show.

When: 6-9 p.m.

Who: Barrio Vintage, 1160 Nuuanu Ave.

What: New vintage finds in the main store, plus 50 percent off all items at Barrio’s original loft at 1109 Maunakea St. #208.

When: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Loft will be open 5:30-9 p.m.

Who: Owens and Co., 1152 Nuuanu Ave.

What: Imi Jewelry trunk show at 20 percent off.

When: 6-9 p.m.

Who: Florencia Arias, 1161 Nuuanu Ave.

What: Gaya trunk show plus $20 and $30 racks.

Also: 10-30 percent off all clothes and select jewelry throughout the store.