Thursday, June 21, 2012

Weekend Picks - June 21, 2012

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Set Sale
Great news. James Perse is having a private sale, and you're invited. Just fill out a quick form and gain access to nearly 150 stylishly comfortable basics, from sweet spaghetti-strap sundresses to perfectly crisp button-down panel shirts and textured shrunken jackets, all for less than $100. Go. Now.
Where: Click here for the sale.
Details: Brace yourself at checkout; shipping to Hawaii costs $29.95.

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Save the Day
You don't need a phone booth to switch up your look; just catch Pearlridge Center's Heroes, Villains & Vixens fashion show, featuring looks from Victoria's Secret, T&C Surf Designs, Papaya and more. Then watch super fly performances by 24-VII Danceforce and 8 Flavahz, fresh off "America's Next Best Dance Crew."
When: Saturday, 12 p.m.
Where: Pearlridge Center Uptown, in the former Borders location.
Details: Donate new or gently used outfits (luxury bags, clothes, shoes, accessories) to Goodwill Industries of Hawaii's Super Glam Drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. As a thank you, Pearlridge Center will give you a general admission ticket to the upcoming Bank of Hawaii presents Goodwill Goes GLAM! shopping and fashion event in August.

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Strike a Rose
Understand the inner workings of Kaleidoscope tonight, when gallery owner Andrew Rose talks about his first solo exhibition in his namesake gallery. Discover the inspirations behind his colorful creations before the exhibit closes tomorrow.
When: Tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Andrew Rose Gallery, 1003 Bishop St., Suite 120.
Details: Parking is available in the garage, left off of Alakea St. just before Hotel St. Call (808) 599-4400 for more information.

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Luxe be a Lady
Basique Threads is putting on the ultimate fashion show with more than 25 sizzling summer looks, a live DJ, crazy ice sculpture and snow flying everywhere. Don't forget the flowing bottles of Cherry Noir Grey Goose. As if you could.
When: Tomorrow, 6:30-11 p.m.
Where: Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk, 223 Saratoga Rd.
Details: Tickets are limited, but you can still snag them online, from $20 for individual VIP admission to $400 for table service for 10.

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Wedding Belles
You're no bridezilla, but you want your bridesmaids to look absolutely amazing. So take them to The Bridal Boutique's "Happily Wear Me After," featuring Umee's colorful silk bridesmaids dresses, and score 20 percent off when you preorder a look. Just act fast. RSVPs are only accepted through Monday.
When: Next Thursday, June 28, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: The Bridal Boutique, 627 South St., Suite 101.
Details: Reserve your spot by phone at (808) 597-8893 or email

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Bon Appetit
Some days, all you want to do is throw on your yukata and dance the night away with a few hundred people. We get it. That's why Biting Commentary has Oahu's 2012 bon dance schedule with tips on where to score the tastiest local, Japanese and Okinawan treats.
When: Bon dances run through September 15.
Details: Don't live on Oahu? HAWAII Magazine's schedule includes neighbor island bon dances.

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Catz Out of the Bag
Maui shoppers won't want to miss Tamara Catz's annual sample sale. Go early and score up to 75 percent off sexy maxis, floaty tunics, breezy sundresses and more.
When: Tomorrow, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 83 Hana Hwy. in Paia.
Details: For more information, call (808) 579-9184 or email View the full collection online.

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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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