Weekend Picks – December 17, 2009

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

Had Us At Hello
Limited edition Hello Kitty Brut Rose sparkling wine and the lightly sweet Demi-Sec Rose wine has arrived on island. But there are only fewer than 150 bottles total, so snap up your gifts and party favors now.
Starting today
SWAM wine shop, Waimalu Shopping Center
Call SWAM at 808.487.7926 for more info.


Champagne Shopping and Spa Party!

What: It's the last night to head over to Heaven On Earth's special spa sale. Give everyone on your list gift cards, and get a little something for you too! Buy a $50 gift card and get a free mini mani or express massage at time of purchase. Or, buy
$100 to $500 in gift cards and get a bonus card of $15 to $75 for yourself. Plus, take an extra 20% off all retail purchases (products, etc.) and enter to win a $200 spa package!
When: Tonight, 3 to 7 p.m.
Where: Heaven On Earth Salon & Day Spa, 1050 Alakea St., Downtown.
Details: Call the spa at 808.599.5501 or visit www.heavenonearthhawaii.com

Designers Within Reach
What: Shop local at the Etown studios Christmas shopping party. The Chinatown studio/showroom of Soozou and 1979 designers Pia and Susanna Kuhlemann turns into a pop up shop with items from both their lines, as well as Meesah Jewelry , HI State of Mind , Alfie Jewelry and more. Nibble homemade sweets and holiday spirits as you shop.
When: Friday, 6 p.m.
Where: Etown, 1164 Smith Street, Chinatown
Details: Visit www.etownstudios.com

Heavens To Betsey
What: Rub elbows with fashion icon and famed New York designer Betsey Johnson and check out her latest collection at the Ala Moana Store's meet-and-greet event.
When: Monday, 5 to 6 p.m.
Where: Betsey Johnson boutique, Ala Moana Center, Level 2
Details: For more info, call 808.949.3500.

Beauty Cool
What: Grab the girls for an evening of pampering at Maleana Cosmetics' Holiday Beauty Soiree. Indulge in free makeup sessions from Maleana Cosmetics and polish changes courtesy of Miyuki's Nail Studio, and 50 percent off waxing services by Beautigoddess,
shop for handmade jewelry from Stacy's Designs 88 and fashions from Jessica's Traveling Boutique, snap up discount coupons from My Deuces shoe store, and enter to win Botox and Restylane treatments from Q-Laser Medical Spa along with beauty gift bags.
When: Friday, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: 3705 Waialae Ave., Kaimuki
Details: For more info, call 808.737.3663 or click here.

Here Kitty Kitty
What: Hit up the Hello Kitty Jewelry trunk show at Neiman Marcus to check out designer Kimora Lee Simmons' latest 18K gold, sterling silver and diamond pi
eces, and view the one-of-a-kind items signed by Simmons herself.
When: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus Designer Jewelry department, Ala Moana Center, Level 2

Details: For more info, call 808.951.8887

Bust A Move
What: Been nice but plan to be naughty? Send your man to Men's Night at Morgan Beret lingerie boutique where the staff will help him pick out the right items in the right sizes. Live modeling and refreshements are part of the perks.
When: Tonight, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Morgan Beret, Ward Centre
Details: RSVP preferred. Call the store at 808.589.2580 or email susan@morganberet.com


A Shoe-In
What: Online shoe shop My Deuces opens their on-land boutique with a grand opening party. Save 10 percent on all purchases and sample Yummy Cake Delights cupcakes and pupus from Chef Asahi.
When: Friday, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Ward Centre, across from Rainbowtique
Details: Email darcie@mydeuces.com for more info.

Have An Oaks And A Smile

What: Roberta Oaks and Ginger 13 team up for a Holiday Blowout Sale. Nab new Roberta Oaks styles at buy-one-get-one half-off, $45 swim sets, and 75 percent off last season's fashions. Plus, snag Ginger 13's newest jewelry at a discount with sale items starting at $5.
When: Friday, 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Roberta Oaks Showroom, 19 N. Pauahi St., Chinatown
Details: For more info, call 808.428.1214.