Weekend Picks – August 23, 2012
What: Designer Phillip Lim came up with a super way to showcase his Fall 2012 collection – by creating an actual comic book. "Kill the Night" features neo-noir artwork, a plot of love and betrayal and heroes garbed in 3.1 Phillip Lim. Best of all, it’s absolutely free. Just submit your mailing information on 3.1 Phillip Lim’s website and the company will mail you a copy when the book is released next month, while supplies last.
Click or Treat
What: Is HONOLULU Magazine’s Cheap Eats Instagram contest making you hungry? Then enter our Restaurant Prize Giveaway for a chance to win $300 worth of gift certificates to some of our favorite restaurants. Just fill out a short entry form and you could end up feasting on breakfast, lunch and dinner, all on us! While you’re at it, vote for your favorite restaurants in the 2013 Hale Aina Awards – you could affect which gift certificates end up in the prize pack.
When: Entries must be submitted by August 31.
Details: Click here to enter. Only Hawaii residents ages 21 and older are eligible. One entry per person.
Wine and Dine
What: There are still a few seats left for Ruth’s Chris Steak House’s special five-course wine dinner, featuring a warm brie and pecan tartlet, lobster and chorizo risotto with Cognac-spiked creamy lobster sauce, and filet mignon with asparagus spears and crab meat. Each dish will be paired with top-rated wines hand-picked by the editors of Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
When: Tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Ruth’s Chris Steak House restaurants in Restaurant Row, (808) 599-3860, Oahu; Lahaina Center, (808) 661-8815, Maui; The Shops at Mauna Lani, (808) 887-0800, Big Island.
Details: $125 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call the restaurants directly for reservations.
Harlow Can You Go
What: Shoppers have been keeping tabs on Nicole Richie’s upcoming collaboration with Macy’s since May. This week, the entire 25-piece collection was revealed to the public. Think bold prints, bohemian silhouettes, faux leather details and House of Harlow influences.
When and Where: Nicole Richie for Impulse arrives in Macy’s stores and online on September 12.
Details: $49-$149 per piece. Click here for the full lookbook and Richie’s thoughts on the line.
Easy Being Green
What: Support Hawaii’s eco-conscious leaders at the U.S. Green Building Council, Hawaii Chapter’s Green Gala by enjoying a locally sourced menu catered by The Whole Ox Deli and Prima, complimentary wine and beer garden, and cocktails from Pint + Jigger‘s Dave Newman, all in a warehouse transformed through reusable and sustainable designs.
When: Saturday, 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: Warehouse MR1.1, 638 Auahi St., Kakaako.
Details: $100 per person. For ticket information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crew on This
What: Today’s your last day to score an extra 30 percent off sale items on JCrew.com. One of our editors picked up this adorable polka-dot café capri for $56. Just be prepared to pay high shipping fees.
Details: Use the code LOVEIT by 5:59 p.m. HST. Click here to shop.