Thursday, May 2, 2013

Weekend Picks - May 2, 2013

Six reasons to do something this weekend

Lei Chic Shop
Hi and Lowe
What:
Meet jewelry designer Sheryl Lowe as she celebrates the in-store debut of her eponymous line at Neiman Marcus. Sheryl Lowe Designs is inspired by the designer's world travels and named after close friends, like Maria (beaded bone bracelets with diamond balls and rondelles) and Eva (Yemen coral bracelets). If you're lucky, you might even glimpse her famous actor husband - rumor has it he may be stopping by.
When: Saturday, noon-5 p.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana Center.
Details: For more information about the line, click here.

-- SPONSORED LISTING --
Lei Chic Shop
What:
Score major savings and support a great cause thanks to Ward Centers' Give & Get Weekend. Spend just $5 (all of which goes to the non-profit of your choice) and get a passport that unlocks exclusive offers at more than 80 shops and restaurants, including:

  • 20 percent off everything at Basique Threads, Eden in Love and The Wedding Cafe, Misfortune, and THEFACESHOP.
  • 15 percent off everything at Executive Chef.
  • 10 percent off menu items at Cold Stone Creamery, Paina Cafe, Mocha Java with $5 purchase, and REAL a Gastropub.

When: Tomorrow-Sunday.
Where: Passports will be available for purchase at the Information and Service Counter at Ward Warehouse near the amphitheater, or at Ward Centre near the valet stand.
Details: Passport holders can also enter to win a $100 gift card from Bed Bath & Beyond, Famous Footwear, Nordstrom Rack, T.J.Maxx, or the Sports Authority. Click here for a full list of deals, live entertainment and more.


Shop
Mommy Dearest
What:
Mother's Day shopping continues with Mama No Hi, a special pop-up by Art & Flea, Fishcake, and Hifi. Shop Library of Flowers' perfumes and lotions, vintage housewares, and goodies from Hound & Quail, Unleash Studio, The Pacific Tea Place Garden, M33Ms, Andy South, and more. Then stop by Ryan Jacobie Salon's hair and nail bar, get a tarot card reading, and munch on vegan sweets and tea lattes from Peace Cafe.
When: Saturday, noon-4 p.m.
Where: Fishcake, 307c Kamani St.
Details: Craft and makeup workshops also available. Click here for details.

Sample
Market Research
What:
Williams-Sonoma is hosting an artisans' market this weekend featuring the following local vendors and products: Adoboloco sauces and rubs, Bon Vivant Gourmet Hawaiian Salt with Haleiwa-grown herbs and spices, Foundwood's 100-percent reclaimed Hawaiian wood cutting and serving boards, Hawaiian Nougat with Maui cane sugar, macadamia nuts and Big Island vanilla beans, Monkeypod Jam from Kauai, and Sweet Temptations Cupcakery's cupcakes and cake pops.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Williams-Sonoma, Ala Moana Center.

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Shoes Wisely
What:
Men, take advantage of a rare opportunity to order G.J. Cleverley & Co. bespoke shoes and boots made of sumptuous calf, suede, exotic skins and rare pre‐Revolutionary Russian reindeer hide. Master shoemaker Teemu Leppanen and CEO George Glasgow Jr. will be at both Leather Soul locations this weekend to take measurements and demonstrate the shoemaking process.
When and where:

  • Today through 5 p.m. - Leather Soul Downtown, 119 Merchant St., #100.
  • Tomorrow, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. - Leather Soul Waikiki, Royal Hawaiian Center.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. - Leather Soul Waikiki, Royal Hawaiian Center.

Details: To make an appointment, call Leather Soul Downtown at (808) 523­‐7700, or Leather Soul Waikiki at (808) 922‐0777.

Night on the Town
Lei Chic's guide to First Friday


Who: Owens & Co., 1152 Nuuanu Ave.
What: ByChari trunk show.
When: 6-9 p.m.

Who: Florencia Arias, 1161 Nuuanu Ave.
What: 20 percent off everything in store, sale items included.
When: 4-9 p.m.

Who: House of Aria, 1140 Bethel St.
What: Salato Designs trunk show with handmade bags, bikinis and clothes.
When: 6-9 p.m.

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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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