Weekend Picks – Saturday, August 4, 2012

Lei Chic


Love Letters

What: Wear your heart on your sleeve, or wrist or neck, with found*ling jewelry‘s first-ever Hawaii trunk show. North Carolina-based designer Betsy Carr is bringing in a slew of new designs that showcase vintage books and maps, and now postcards and prints. You can also custom order your very own piece. The best part – the entire collecton is 15 percent off.

When: Today through next Saturday.

Where: Cottage by the Sea, Ward Warehouse.

Details: For more information, call (808) 591-9811.


Lei Chic

Go Postal

What: Love taking photos of your food? Enter HONOLULU Magazine’s Instagram giveaway. Take a photo of a dish that’s under $15, then Instagram it with the hashtag #HNCheapEats – don’t forget to include a description, price and restaurant. Each week, one lucky winner will receive a gift certificate to one of our favorite restaurants, as chosen by Biting Commentary editor Martha Cheng.

When: Instagrams will be accepted through August 31.

Details: Post as many photos as you want! Plus, track all #HNCheapEats entries on this interactive map. For staff favorites, check out this month’s HONOLULU Magazine on newstands now.


Reach for the Sky

What: Pieces from Fighting Eel’s new line, Ava Sky, have been rolling out for the past few months, but today, the brand celebrates the official launch of its first full collection; breezy resort-style tunics and dresses in rayon or silk that are easily hand-washed. Click through our Facebook gallery for a preview.

When and Where: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fighting Eel Downtown, 1133 Bethel St., and 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Fighting Eel Kailua, 629 Kailua Rd., Suite 130.

Details: Both locations will also be hosting trunk shows today – Sonya Monique jewelry in Downtown and Elije Jewelry in Kailua. Score 10 percent off all trunk show purchases.

Lei Chic


Swap Meet

What: If you haven’t bought a ticket to Fashionista’s Market‘s 6th Annual Closet Swap (a Best of HONOLULU event for 2012), you’d better hurry! At last check, less than 30 tickets remained for a day filled with shopping, designer seminars and a fashion show.

When: Sunday, October 21, 9 a.m-1 p.m.

Where: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St.

Details: $30, champagne breakfast included. For tickets, call (808) 537-1115.


Early 2013 – As if you need another reason to make the pilgrimage, H&M’s home decor line is heading to the U.S.. Expect three trend-driven collections each season with new accessories and furnishings every two weeks.

Spring 2013 – Diane von Furstenberg is teaming up with Roxy on a 35-piece swimwear capsule collection called DVF Loves Roxy, which will include bikinis, rash guards and cover-ups.


Who: Angels by the Sea, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Deal: Buy one regular-priced clothing item, get the second free to celebrate the store’s two-year anniversary.

When: Through August 31.

Who: Olive Boutique, 43 Kihapai St.

Deal: 10 percent off the entire store and free guava mimosas.

When: Today only.