Weekend Picks – November 20, 2008


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

In Full Sale
The last Fashionista’s Market Sale of the year. It’s all the top brands from LA and NYC, plus all denim is an extra 25 percent off the clearance price. Local designers Recycled Sweetheart, Sola2, Agent Lola Jewelry and Love Luna Mobile Spa will all be there offering lots of extras and gift ideas.
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Japanese Cultural Center, Manoa Ballroom, 2454 S. Beretania Street
Details: Visit www.fashionistasmarket.com

ShopBlaineAshley.com Online Boutique

What: Celebrate the brand new online shopping site from local wardrobe stylist Blaine Ashley. Lei Chic readers can also get a special discount on the weekly pick. Just click on the banner at right for 15 percent off the specially chosen item. Then, attend the launch party to get first peek at the collection and discounts on anything you buy. Plus, free entry, free cocktails and desserts from Hokulani Bakery. DJ Rayne spins, and all guests can stay on for the afterparty.

When: Friday, 8 to 10 p.m.
W hotel, 2885 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki
Details: RSVP or get more info by emailing shop@blaineashley.com


Raw Deal
What: Taste sushi from Yatai sushi while you sip two Japanese beers, three types of sake, and four varieties of bubbly at HASR Wine Company’s tasting.
When: Tonight, 6 p.m.
Where: HASR Wine Co., 31 N. Pauahi Street, Chinatown
Details: $30 per person. Call 808.535.9463.

Green Party
What: Check out the latest collection made from bamboo, organic cotton and recycled polyfabric from local label The Organik, listen to tunes from The Deadbeats and mingle with other sustainability-minded peeps.
When: Tonight, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Indigo, 1121 Nuuanu Avenue, Chinatown
Details: Call 808.521.2900 for more info.

Berry Good Morning
What: Half off all acai bowls for early bird shoppers.
When: Saturday, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Blue Hawai‘i Lifestyle, Ala Moana Center, Mall Level, Nordstrom Wing
Details: Call the store at 808.949.0808 for more info

Gobble ‘n’ Gulp
What: A wine tasting to find the perfect pairing with turkey – enjoy a turkey dinner in-store while you taste.
When: Sunday, 7 p.m.
Where: Wine By Numbers, 94-1235 Ka Uka Blvd., in the Waipio Costco plaza
Details: $35, Call 808.671.1120 to RSVP