Weekend Picks – May 29, 2008

www.leichic.comLei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

State of Bliss
What: Hawai‘i native Bliss Lau returns home to host a trunk show of her upcoming fall collection of leather handbags and belts. Trunk show shoppers get 10 percent off, or get 20 percent off with a donation (school supplies like pens or notebooks) to The Children’s Alliance . Everyone who makes a purchase at the event is entered to win a new Bliss Lau bag.
When:  Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30p.m.
Where:  Riches boutique at Kahala Mall
Details: For more info, call Riches Kahala at 808.737.3303. Preview Bliss Lau’s accessories at www.blisslau.com

Go Spin Zone
What:  It’s a sale with a twist. Give Koko Cabana’s sale wheel a whirl and take a discount of 5 to 50 percent, depending on what you spin. All shoppers have a chance to spin the wheel and apply the savings to their entire purchase.
When:  Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and every final Saturday of the month
Where:  Koko Cabana boutique in the Koko Marina Shopping Center , Hawai‘i Kai.
Details:  Call the store for more info, 808.394.9090

Theory and Practice
  Hawai’i Fashion Incubator’s free shopping benefit at Theory lets you shop with a 10 percent discount while 10 percent of the day’s sales go to support HiFi. Plus, enter to win a Theory Girl Beach Bag and enjoy complimentary wine and pupus.
When:  Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where:  Theory store at Ala Moana Center
Details:   Visit www.hawaiifashion.org for more info

Nobody but Nobu
What: Nobu Matsuhisa himself makes a rare visit to his Hawai‘i restaurant to mark its first  anniversary. He’ll be working the room tonight, so get there early to stake out a table and hope for a sighting. Plus, enjoy complimentary lychee martinis in the lounge from 7 to 9 and reduced price cocktails afterward.
When:  Tonight, starting at 7 p.m.
Where:  Nobu Waikiki in the Waikiki Parc Hotel.
Details:  Call the restaurant for more info, 808.237.6999 

Sexy Back
What:  A special private screening of the Sex and the City movie, along with a pre-party cocktail hour (free cosmos!), and a fashion show with looks straight off New York ’s Bryant Park runways.
When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.  
Where: Cocktail hour and fashion show at The Place, Ward Warehouse. Movie screening at Ward Entertainment Complex.
Details: You have to purchase a Friends in the City pass for $15 to gain entry to all the events. For info, contact The Place at Ward Warehouse, 808.593.7522