Thursday, March 19, 2009

Weekend Picks - March 19, 2009

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

Surf, Sand and Salt
What: Trunk show/fashion show of the summer collection from Salt Swimwear, the celeb-favorite, LA-based line. Meet designer Layla Pakzad and get discounts and early order privileges, plus cocktails and pupus.
When: Friday, 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: Guava Shop, Haleiwa Town Center
Details: Free. Call 808.388.9452 for more info. 

Ice, Ice Baby
Take a dip in super-chilly 37-degree water at Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park to benefit Special Olympics Hawaii. Collect a minimum of $100 in pledges this week, then suit up next weekend for the Polar Plunge in any costume you like (no cheating and wearing a wetsuit!)
When: Saturday, March 28, 8 to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park
Details: Call 808.392.1588 for more info.

Eel Deals
What: One-day sample sale on Fighting Eel dresses, tops and kids' clothes. Most items are priced at $30.
When: Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m.
Where: 59-754 Kamehameha Hwy., Haleiwa. Click here for a map.
ails: Cash only. Call 808.524.1472 for more info.

You Say It'sYour Birthday
Adore boutique at Kahala Mall turns one, and celebrates with personalized fittings with Allison Izu of Allison Izu Premium Denim and a special collection from Traci Morinaga of Midori Jewelry. Nibble on truffles from Godiva and mini red velvet cupcakes from Hokulani Bake Shop, and with any purchase get a coupon for 15 percent off at Marsha Nadalin Salon & Spa.
When: Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m.
Where: Adore boutique, Kahala Mall
Details: Free. Call 808.737.0608 for more info.

Shop Til You Drop
What: The annual Shop a Lea shopping week at Ala Moana Center starts Monday and brings seven days of in-store events, special discounts, product demos and a big one-year bash for the new Nordstrom wing.

When: Starts Monday, through Sunday March 29.
Ala Moana Center
Details: Full schedule of events is here.

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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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