Thursday, June 6, 2013

Weekend Picks - June 6, 2013

Six reasons to do something this weekend

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View from the Pop
Shop handmade and vintage goods at The Co-Op Shop, a pop-up featuring HonHI Hawaii, Mango Luxe, Chief, Mixe Medium, Paper Doll Hawaii, Malama Baby, and more. There will also be a beauty bar, massages, sweets, and a live DJ.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Bay View Golf Course, 45-285 Kaneohe Bay Dr.
Details: Free admission. Bring a canned good for the Hawaii Foodbank to enter a lucky drawing with prizes like Paper Doll Hawaii sea urchin earrings and a gift card to Chez Kenzo. Click here for details.

Donut Enter
Tomorrow, Regal Bakery will hand out free donuts (one per person, all day long) in honor of National Donut Day. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to The Salvation Army and representatives will be in store to greet customers. Tomorrow also marks the opening of Regal Bakery's new Chinatown location with pupu and live entertainment.
When and Where:

  • Chinatown - 100 N. Beretania St., Suite 105, 5 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Airport - 3040 Ualena St., 5:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • McCully - McCully Shopping Center, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Details: Drool over details, and donut photos, on Regal Bakery's Facebook page.

Frock Stars
Check out the work of local, up-and-coming fashion designers and artists tomorrow night via runway shows and gallery presentations at the Honolulu Fashion Invitational. Two from each category will be chosen to win a one-year public relations contract, retail sales opportunities and an editorial spread in a local magazine.
When: Tomorrow at 6 p.m.
Where: The FIX Sports Lounge and Nightclub, 80 S. Pauahi St.
Details: Click here to view the full lineup of designers and artists. Admission is $10 with proceeds to benefit Afterschool Art, an educational program for at-risk youth. Tickets available here.

Bag Ladies
Check out Samudra's latest collaboration, this time with local photographer and Roam Hawaii designer Brooke Dombroski. Pouches featuring three of Dombroski's dreamy, tropical oceanscapes (below) went online yesterday.
Details: $60 each, available here.

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Photo by Brooke Dombroski

Wild Cards
Modern designer Jonathan Adler just debuted a collection of ecards for Paperless Post. Designs range from cheeky clambake and cocktail invites to mustache save-the-dates, and, naturally, a Prozac pick-me-up. Greet them all here.
Also: Have you seen his website? It's got one of the most hilarious bios ever.

Night Around Town
Lei Chic's Guide to First Friday

Who: Roberta Oaks, 19 N. Pauahi St.
What: Ginger13 trunk show with 20 percent off all regular-priced items, $40 necklaces, and $5 and $10 bins.
Also: 10 percent off all clothing and Kai fragrances, $20 bikini bins, and more.
When: 5-9 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Who: Florencia Arias, 1161 Nuuanu Ave.
What: Debut of Paula Rath's fashion art exhibit, embellished with Marimekko and Hermès cotton and silk saris.

Who: Fighting Eel, 1133 Bethel St.
What: Trunk shows by Noelani Designs and Tiare Hawaii with 10 percent off everything and 15 percent off with purchases from both, plus Double Stamps all day long.
When: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Who: House of Aria, 1140 Bethel St.
What: Trunk show by B.E.A.D.S. HI with 20 percent off custom Shamballa bracelets.
When: 6-9 p.m.

Who: Barrio Vintage, 1160 Nuuanu Ave.
What: New merchandise and statement jewelry station.

Who: The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.
What: Wheel throwing and hand building demonstrations by the Hawaii Craftsmen.
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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