Saturday, January 26, 2013

Late adds to Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events

Weekend Picks - Saturday, January 26, 2013

Lei Chic Learn
Bon Appetit
What:
Learn how to cook French fare at Brasserie Du Vin's demo and tasting event. Chef Marco Elder will demonstrate a few lunchtime classics: croque monsieur (a.k.a. the ultimate ham and cheese sandwich), ratatouille, and strawberry souffle with chocolate ganache. The best part: you get to sample all the dishes yourself.
When: Monday at 6 p.m.
Where: Brasserie Du Vin, 1115 Bethel St.
Details: $25 plus tax and gratuity. For reservations, call (808) 545-1115.

Shop
TAPS Shoes
What:
Snag a pair of custom printed sneakers from TAPS, or TheAlternativePrintStudio, at a trunk show at Super Citizen (the latest styles feature artwork by Peggy Chun). Feel free to pick up an existing pair or put in an order to be printed at TAPS' Dillingham studio. Each one features vulcanized rubber soles and built-in arch support.
When: Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Super Citizen, Kahala Mall.
Details: $95. For more information, call (808) 721-3203 or send an email.

Wardrobe Updates
Lei Chic - OMG. After more than a year off the air, The Rachel Zoe Project is back. Its fifth season premieres March 6 and, according to its heavily-edited trailer, chronicles the stylist-turned-designer's reported struggles with her eponymous fashion line. We are so tuning in.
- It's official. The Barneys Warehouse Sale will once again be shoppable online, offering up high-end designer duds at up to 70 percent off. No date has been announced (there was no advanced notice for the last one either), but it's expected to happen sometime next month. Register your address and you'll get an email notification once the site goes live.

Sales

Who: Madewell
Deal: Final hours to get an extra 40 percent off sale styles online with the code LOVE40.
When: Through 6:59 p.m.

Who: SoHa Living, Kahala Mall
Deal: 20 percent off all in-stock and custom signs.
When: Through tomorrow.

Who: Lanikai Home & Style, 171-D Hamakua Dr.
Deal: 25 percent off all end tables, side tables and cube ottomans.
When: Through February 2.

Who: I AM., 1221 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 111
Deal: Like I AM. on Facebook or follow it on Twitter and get 20 percent off all regular-priced items, including ISM, Loveism, Lovelessizm, Lava Roses, Bliss Lau and Maxi Hawaiian Jewelry, plus an extra 10 percent off all sale items (mention your choice before purchasing).
When: Through February 14.

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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