Weekend Picks – March 4, 2010
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.
What: Snag local designer Jodi Salmonson's new summer fashions before they hit stores at the Martinique Trunk Show. Get there early for first dibs, then stay for the informal fashion show.
When: Friday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Lobby Gallery, 1132 Bishop Street, Chinatown
Details:For more info, call 808.351.1451. View Martinique collections online here. Watch Martinique on Living Lei Chic on Sunrise on HawaiiNewsNow .
What: Swing by Neiman Marcus' Fashion Rules event and check out top entries from the Novel Tees design contest, in which UH Manoa fashion students transformed men's white T-shirts into women's styles similar to current runway looks.
When: Tonight, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus, Level 2, Ala Moana Center
Details: For more info, call 808.951.8887.
What: Pair a breezy, late afternoon hike through Manoa's lush botanical gardens with a tasting of delicious red wines at the Lyon Arboretum's Wine Walk: Reds event.
When: Saturday, 3 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: 3860 Manoa Road, Honolulu
Details: 21 and over. $30 general admission, $27 for members. For more info, call 808.988.0456 or click here.
Shop Till You Drop
What: Check out California designer Carin Wu Reppun’s “Kaileeni” line and jewelry from All That Glitters. Get did up with complimentary mini makeovers by makeup artist Sarah Correia while sipping cocktails.
When: Friday, 5 to 11 p.m.
Where: Fashionista’s Market, 1185 Bethel St., Chinatown
Details: Call 808.537.1115 or visit www.fashionistasmarket.com for more info.
What: Join the promoters of 808 Wonderland at the Shop, Bop, & Grind outdoor bazaar. Browse through merch from Indigenous Soap Company, Sassy Lassy designs, the Free Art Movement, Kisa Kosmos Accessories, Catwings Couture, Nova Luna, and many more. Munch on food from Hole in the Wall, and pop into Mercury Bar for cocktail specials.
When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Chaplain Lane, Chinatown
Details: Call 808.537.3080 or visit www.myspace.com/swapandbop for more info.