Thursday, May 27, 2010

Weekend Picks - May 27, 2010

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

Heaven Sent
What: Mu’umu’u Heaven celebrates Memorial Day weekend with amazing shopping bargains on everything vintage. They’re pulling out hidden pantsuits, dresses, jackets, and other funky retro treasures from the Mu’umu’u Heaven closet – and they’re all under $50, this weekend only.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. through Sunday, 4 p.m.
Where: Mu’umu’u Heaven, 767 Kailua Rd., Kailua
Details: For more info, visit or call 808.263.3366

Friends in the City present: Abu Dhabi Sheik
What: Grab your most stylish besties tonight, and whisk them away to a Sex and the City II movie premiere extravaganza. Hosted by Friends in the City, the weekend’s Abu Dhabi-inspired events will be jam-packed with high fashion, swanky socializing, fine dining, designer cocktails from Kai Vodka, treats from Hokulani Bakeshop and fabulous FUNdraising. The fun begins with a pre-premiere cocktail party, followed by the Sex and the City II movie premiere and private after-party. The Girlfriends Gala includes a 3-course dinner, silent auction, and fashion show. Plus, you’ll score tons of swag, but best of all, proceeds benefit locally-nominated cancer survivors and the American Cancer Society.
When & Where:
TONIGHT! Pre-premiere VIP cocktail party, 4 to 6 p.m., Honolulu Design Center. Movie premiere, 6:15 p.m., at Ward 16 Theater. After-party, 9:30 p.m., Dave & Busters. Girlfriends Gala: Saturday, 5 p.m., at Stage Restaurant at Honolulu Design Center.
Details: For a full listing of events, click here. Choose from six customized ticket options or VIP packages; all benefit charity. To purchase tickets, call 808.782.4267 or click here.

Mystery Meet
What: Hit up Mystery May Madness, an evening of art, design and fashion from the Contemporary Museum and Fishcake. Buy a Mystery Grab Bag for $50, containing custom works by local artists including Pegge Hopper, Eli Baxter, Mary Mitsuda and many more. Shop pop-up stores by P55dle, Soo Zou, Unleash Studios, Sandaloha, and Primadonna, with drinks and pupus by The Contemporary Café.
When: Tonight, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Fishcake Gallery, 307C Kamani St., Honolulu
Details: $25 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact Nicole Higa at 237-5219 or or to pay via Paypal.

Shop ‘Til You Drop
What: At Roaming Runway’s Memorial Day Blowout Sale, you’ll score 60 percent off clothing, handbags and accessories from brands like Machine Machine, Posh Pua, Indah, Martinique and more. Pupus and drinks will keep you going through all that serious shopping.
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Roaming Runway showroom, 34 Westervelt St., Wahiawa
Details: For more info, email

Run, Don’t Walk
What: Help Team in Training gear up for the Nike Women’s Marathon at their Spatique event, hosted by Lululemon. Check out a Lululemon runway show, visit the complimentary massage station, dig into the fondue fountain, and enter to win Lululemon running gear and a Tiffany & Co. necklace.
When: Tonight, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Lululemon Athletica, Ala Moana Center
Details: Free. For more info, call 808.946.7220 or click here.

Beauty Call
What: Discover the latest beauty must-haves at Nordstrom’s Cosmetic Trend Show. Get tips and tricks from industry experts like celebrity manicurist Deborah Lippman, celebrity makeup artist Ross Burton, plus top pros from M.A.C., Chanel, NARS, Laura Mercier and more.
When: Saturday. Doors open at 7:30 a.m., show at 8 a.m., appointments from 10 a.m.
Where: Nordstrom Cosmetics, Ala Moana Center
Details: Tickets are $15 and are redeemable towards your cosmetics purchase. For more info, call 808.953.6100 

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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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