Thursday, May 29, 2008

Weekend Picks - May 29, 2008

www.leichic.comLei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

State of Bliss
What: Hawai‘i native Bliss Lau returns home to host a trunk show of her upcoming fall collection of leather handbags and belts. Trunk show shoppers get 10 percent off, or get 20 percent off with a donation (school supplies like pens or notebooks) to The Children’s Alliance . Everyone who makes a purchase at the event is entered to win a new Bliss Lau bag.
When:  Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30p.m.
Where:  Riches boutique at Kahala Mall
Details: For more info, call Riches Kahala at 808.737.3303. Preview Bliss Lau’s accessories at

Go Spin Zone
What:  It’s a sale with a twist. Give Koko Cabana’s sale wheel a whirl and take a discount of 5 to 50 percent, depending on what you spin. All shoppers have a chance to spin the wheel and apply the savings to their entire purchase.
When:  Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and every final Saturday of the month
Where:  Koko Cabana boutique in the Koko Marina Shopping Center , Hawai‘i Kai.
Details:  Call the store for more info, 808.394.9090

Theory and Practice
  Hawai’i Fashion Incubator’s free shopping benefit at Theory lets you shop with a 10 percent discount while 10 percent of the day’s sales go to support HiFi. Plus, enter to win a Theory Girl Beach Bag and enjoy complimentary wine and pupus.
When:  Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where:  Theory store at Ala Moana Center
Details:   Visit for more info

Nobody but Nobu
What: Nobu Matsuhisa himself makes a rare visit to his Hawai‘i restaurant to mark its first  anniversary. He’ll be working the room tonight, so get there early to stake out a table and hope for a sighting. Plus, enjoy complimentary lychee martinis in the lounge from 7 to 9 and reduced price cocktails afterward.
When:  Tonight, starting at 7 p.m.
Where:  Nobu Waikiki in the Waikiki Parc Hotel.
Details:  Call the restaurant for more info, 808.237.6999 

Sexy Back
What:  A special private screening of the Sex and the City movie, along with a pre-party cocktail hour (free cosmos!), and a fashion show with looks straight off New York ’s Bryant Park runways.
When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.  
Where: Cocktail hour and fashion show at The Place, Ward Warehouse. Movie screening at Ward Entertainment Complex.
Details: You have to purchase a Friends in the City pass for $15 to gain entry to all the events. For info, contact The Place at Ward Warehouse, 808.593.7522

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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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