Weekend Picks – Saturday, July 16, 2011

Lei ChicBrunch
Local Mocos
Go local luxuriously with the launch of the Farmers' Market-inspired Royal 220 brunch. Named after the 220-mile radius that encompasses the Hawaiian islands, the outdoor event offers more than 20 selections made with the best of Hawaii's produce and products: think Maui-onion braised Kuahiwi Ranch flat iron steak with grilled Surfing Goat cheese polenta, ahi sashimi over Big Island mashed avocado with yuzu-wasabi dresing and Nalo farm micro greens, and Waialua chocolate fondue with locally-made shortbread cookies.
When: Tomorrow, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: The Royal Hawaiian, 2259 Kalakaua Ave.
Details: The brunch is $48 for adults, $32 for children, 3 and under eat free with a paying adult. Four-hour validated parking is available. Call 808.921.4600 or e-mail trdc.waikiki@sheraton.com for reservations.

Lei Chic Watch
The "In" List is Out
20 designers will try to make it work in just a few weeks. If you just can't wait for the premiere of Project Runway, Season 9, browse the portfolios, walk through the homes, and even the (tiny) closets of the new hopefuls.
When: Project Runway debuts on Lifetime Thursday, July 28.
Details: Start your critiquing now.

Feeling Bubbly
The conversation is guaranteed to be sparkling at Fujioka's Dinner featuring Henriot champagne. Six different bottles including rare, imported white burgundies and Sangiovese and Merlot blends will be paired with Duc Bistro's dishes of black truffle duck pate mousse, osso buco, and crispy basa filet with green mango.
When: The dinner is 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 21. But it usually sells out much earlier.
Where: Duc's Bistro, 1188 Maunakea St.
Details: The dinner is $65. Call 808.739.9463 for reservations.

Lei ChicAnticipate
Coming Soon

August 1 – Elle Woods called it The Bible. Now the men in your life will have their own sacred guide to what women want with Cosmo for Guys. The iPad magazine will feature shopping, relationship, and gift guidance by women.
March 2012 – British super styler store Topshop opens in Las Vegas's Fashion Show Mall, so you have somewhere else other than Trader Joe's to visit on your next trip.

Bamboo Sky, 401 Kamakee St. & 159 Kaiulani Ave.
Deal: 10 percent off new arrivals, 20 percent off all other clothing.
When: Through Sunday. Ward closes at 5 p.m., Waikiki closes at 6 p.m.

Who: Divalicious, 850 West Hind Dr.
Deal: Buy one dress, get another half-off; buy three camis and get one free; 60 percent off sale rack and 20 percent off new arrivals from ENTI.
When: Today, Divalicious closes at 5 p.m.

Who: Rock & Republic
Deal: 60 percent off everything online with code 60OFFROCK.
When: Ends Sunday.

Who: Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center
Deal: It's the store's biggest sale of the year. The Anniversary sale features discounts off of new styles.
When: Now through August 1.
Also: Strategize your shopping before heading to the mall with Nordstrom's sale catalog.

Who: Adore, Kahala Mall
Deal: 50 percent off select kids clothing
When: Today, the sale ends at 5 p.m..

Who: Kealopiko.com
Deal: 20 percent off all dresses.
When: Until the end of August.

Who: Old Navy.com
Deal: 20 percent off everything with code SPINSAVE1.
When: Ends Sunday.

Who: Ala Moana Center
Deal: Spend $150 in one day at this weekend's sidewalk sale, and Ala Moana will donate $10 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief in Japan. Take your same-day receipts to the customer service center.
When: Ends Sunday.

Who: Pearlridge Center
Deal: Take an online look at the various sales going on at the mall's sidewalk sale.
When: Ends Sunday.