Weekend Picks – Saturday, February 25, 2012
H & Win
What: Before you book your plane ticket to snap up Marni's collection for H&M March 8, try your hand at grabbing one of the perfectly printed outfits and wonderfully quirky accessories in two giveaways. Fashionista has a size six polka dot dress and daisy necklace up for grabs while your most inspirational instagram pic could win you an entire outfit from H&M.
When & Details: Fashionista's giveaway ends Monday. Enter on Fashionista.com.
Instagram photos need to be uploaded with the caption #MarniatHM by March 1.
Choc and Roll
What: It's not too sweet and completely nuts. Madre Chocolate unveils its new Cinnamon Daddy Mactella spread as one of the delights at the Hawaii Chocolate Festival. Only about 100 jars have been made of the macadamia nut-rich sauce we're already mentally spreading over our pancakes.
When: Today, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Dole Cannery Shops.
Details: Tickets are $25 and include 10 samples from some of Hawaii's top chocolatiers. See the full list of vendors on the festival's website.
The Cake Away
What: The team behind some of your tastiest vices goes for sweet success on the reality competition show Cupcake Wars. Hokulani bakers will battle head-to-head with three other teams for the right to take their themed treats to the VIP party for Screamfest at the historic Grauman Chinese Theatre.
When: Tomorrow, 6 p.m.
Where: The Food Network, channel 321 on digital cable and 60 on basic cable.
What: You always meant to get to Waiau but never made it. Now you can shop at House of Aria at it's second location in the former Bethel Street gallery. The spacious new store offers the same budget-friendly fashion as the Waiau location and even more items are still on the way.
When: Open Monday – Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where: 1140 Bethel St.
Details: Check out some of their stock on House of Aria's online boutique.
Gunning for It
What: Nina, Michael, Heidi, and Tim are looking for the next big thing as Project Runway begins casting for season 10. All you who made more than $100,000 a year as a designer are out, otherwise fill out the application form and submit your portfolio by March 15.
When: Invitation-only casting calls begin in April.
Details: E-mail any questions to Project Runway's Casting office.
Thursday – Pink, florals, and bright whites go retro as the second round of the Mad Men Collection arrives online and in store at Banana Republic.
April – The original unisex fragrance ck one becomes a full cosmetic line. No word on whether you and he will now be sharing bronzers and blushes.
Fall – GQ's best new menswear designers release a capsule collection for Gap so your guy can get an edgy new shirt to go with your little one's adorable DVF gear.
Deal: 20 percent off with code MODCLOTHBENEFIT. Shipping and handling is always free for purchases of $50 or more.
Who: Eden in Love, Ward Warehouse
Deal: 30 percent off everything red.
When: Through Monday.
Who: The Butik, 1067 Kapiolani Blvd.
Deal: Correctly guess all six locations in The Butik's monthly Arcade game on facebook to win a prize and 20 percent off your next purchase.
When: Arcade games are on facebook the last Friday of every month.
Who: Yankee Candle Company.com
Deal: $20 off a purchase of $45 or more with code EM2145.
Deal: Receive 10 percent off of two mens, womens, or childrens clothing, shoes,or accessories and 20 percent off of three or more. Jason Wu, Josie Natori and clearance items are not included.
When: Ends today.