Saturday, September 8, 2012

Weekend Picks - Saturday, September 8, 2012

Lei Chic Plan
Kiss and Makeup
First there's Fashion Week, next it's Beauty Week, hosted by DFS Galleria Waikiki - two weeks filled with free makeovers, champagne parties, and a special appearance by Japanese supermodel Jessica Michibata. Mark your calendars for a special Lei Chic night, when readers get exclusive VIP access to beauty experts, refreshments and swag bags. Details coming soon!
When: September 17-30 with Lei Chic's beauty event on September 27, 5-8 p.m.
Where: DFS Galleria Waikiki, 330 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
Details: Click here for a full schedule.

Follow Your Art
Yes, Honolulu Museum of Art Shop's semi-annual clearance sale started on Wednesday and yes, we're just mentioning it today. That's because tomorrow, the store is slashing most of its remaining sale merchandise an extra 50 percent (stationery excluded), so you can stock up on art books, T-shirts, posters and more.
When: Tomorrow, 1-5 p.m. (The sale is also open today, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Where: Honolulu Museum of Art, Kinau Courtyard, 900 S. Beretania St.
Details: Admission is free. Click here for more information.

Get Carded
Enjoy pupu and drink while you channel your inner crafter at a card making class hosted by Philanthropy by Madison and Company. No reservations necessary; just jump in and learn how to use color, shapes and textures to make eye-catching greeting cards.
When: Saturday, 6:45-9:45 p.m. Thirty-minute classes start every half hour.
Where: Philanthropy by Madison and Company, 94-1235B Ka Uka Blvd.
Details: $5 to make two cards, all supplies provided. The entire store will also be 20 percent off. For more information, call (808) 628-0018.

Lei Chic Anticipate
October - MTV brings back its classic House of Style show as a web series with hosts (and models, natch) Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls.
TBD - Despite rumors to the contrary, Bravo has given the green light to a fifth season of The Rachel Zoe Project. No word yet when the season will premiere, but all we can say is, it's about time.


Who: Mahina, various locations and online
Deal: 20 percent off all regular-priced merchandise. Ask for the discount in-store or shop online with the code onceyearly2012.
When: Today and tomorrow.

Who: Malie Style
Deal: 50-80 percent off at the 10th Annual Hawaii Women's Expo. Don't miss our pick, the Lani Dress.
When: Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and tomorrow, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Details: Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, $3 general admission, free for military and children under 7.

Who: Loft
Deal: 30 percent off everything with the code STYLEEVENT.
When: Today only.

Who: Ann Taylor
Deal: 30 percent off everything with the code FALL30.
When: Through Sunday.

Who: Gap
Deal: Up to 40 percent off select styles in the semiannual Kids & Baby Sale.
When: Online through Thursday, in store through September 19.
Also: Score an additional 10 percent off your Kids & Baby purchase with the code GAPBONUS, online only. Offer ends tomorrow.

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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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