Saturday, May 19, 2012

Weekend Picks - Saturday, May 19, 2012

Lei Chic Enter
London Calling
What:
Compete for the trip of a lifetime during KPOI and Hard Rock Cafe's Plug In and Win game. One lucky winner will receive round-trip airfare for two to London, tickets to the three-day Hard Rock Calling concert, $300 in spending money and more.
When: Today. Entry submissions will be accepted between 1:45-2:30 p.m. Thirty-six contestants will be chosen.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, 280 Beachwalk Ave.
Details: In rounds of six, the person holding the guitar connected to an amp moves on until only one is left standing.

Shop
Home Grown
What:
Support local businesses at Kahala Mall's Shop Local event, featuring live entertainment, in-store specials, trunk shows and samples from vendors like Kaiulani Spices and Lei Fresh. Don't miss Whole Foods' "ARTee Party," where local artists create custom designs on vintage Organik T-shirts.
When: Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. "ARTee Party" runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Kahala Mall.
Details: Enter to win dinner for two at Hoku's in The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Click here for more information.

Lei ChicShop
Plucky Star
What:
It's hard to believe Kara Laricks, the winner of NBC's "Fashion Star," nearly got eliminated after the first round for making... a necktie. Now she has a $6 million deal for three capsule collections, available online. Our picks: a tuxedo-inspired collared shirt and red pleated shorts from H&M, sleeveless black jumpsuit from Macy's, and slim white shift dress with nude leather insets from Saks Fifth Avenue.
Where: H&M, Macy's, and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Eat
Shell Out
What:
For one night only, enjoy fresh, succulent oysters flown in from the Pacific Northwest. Vino Chef Keith Endo prepares them three ways: raw with tomato, Maui onions and chili pepper water; baked with crab and lemon-basil aioli; and deep-fried with a panko crust and roasted red bell pepper sauce.
When: Tonight. First seating at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Vino, Restaurant Row.
Details: $11.50 for three oysters. Wine and champagne pairings available. Call (808)524-8466 for reservations.

Lei ChicSales

Who:
Ann Taylor
Deal: Grab dozens of summer items for less than $50 each.
When: Through Sunday.
Also: 50 percent off select full-priced summer items.

Who: Loft
Deal: 40 percent off full-priced summer items. Prices reflected at checkout.

Who: mod. Vintage, 1154 Koko Head Ave.
Deal: 20 percent off all clothes.
Also: Sale excludes Nele K items.

Who: Sugarcane Shop, 1137 11th Avenue, Suite 101
Deal: Spend $50 this week and get a $15 gift card to use next week.

Who: Cole Haan
Deal: 60 percent off select shoes, accessories and outerwear online.

Who: Tory Burch
Deal: 30 percent off select spring items.

Who: White House Black Market, Ala Moana Center
Deal: 20 percent off full-priced items in-store and online.
Also: Black Book members get an addition 5 percent off.

Who: Ulta
Deal: 20 percent off one product with the code 75802.
Also: Keep in mind Hawaii deliveries require a $5.95 shipping charge.

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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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