Thursday, July 31, 2008

Weekend Picks - July 31, 2008

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

Two Become One
Valerie Joseph boutiques at McCully and Ward merge into one location at Ala Moana Center. If you missed the closing sales at the previous locations, check out the Ala Moana shop’s grand opening this weekend.
When: Doors open Friday at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, street level next to Barnes & Noble.
Details: Call the store for more info, 808.942.5258.

Inside Sales
What: Sales reps from numerous clothing lines, beauty products and gift items are selling samples and overstocks at their twice-a-year Hawai‘
i Sales Rep Association sale.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hawai‘i suites, Blaisdell Center
Details: Free admission. More info online here

First Fashion Friday at Aloha Tower
What: Check out a runway show of fall looks from Aloha Tower shops, plus a fashion panel featuring wardrobe tips from local celebrity stylist Crystal Pancipanci, a hairstyling demo from Salon Blanc's Alan Vuong and fall fashion finds from Lei Chic.
When: Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Aloha Tower, center atrium
Details: Check out for more info or call 808.528.5700.

Queen of the Jungle
What: Mid-summer sale party at Urban Jungle clothing, with 20 percent off the entire store, including new shipments from Hard 8, Eion 2013 and Skin Graft Designs. Plus, San Francisco’s DJ Lachlan spins after hours.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Urban Jungle clothing, inside Pipe Dreams on second floor, 1423 Kalakaua (at King street).
Details: Call the store, 808.640.1955 or check

Right Up Your Alli
What: The monthly Gotta Have It Thursday sale at Alliway, with 40 percent off Stephanie B apparel, 20 percent off Melie Bianco handbags, a special display of cards and journals from letterpress printer Miemiko Atelier, and free drinks and desserts.
When: Tonight, 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: Alliway boutique, Ward Warehouse
Details: Call the shop at 808.589.1141

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
What: O Lounge owner Elizabeth Hata Watanabe takes over the old Palomino/Cassis spot to open her new Harbor Court Bistro.
When: Opens Monday, 11 a.m.
Where: 66 Queen Street, mezzanine level of Harbor Court tower.
Details: Call the restaurant for more info, 808.587.8336 or check the soon-to-launch site, www.

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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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