Saturday, March 24, 2012

Weekend Picks - Saturday, March 24, 2012

Lei ChicMeet
Southern Exposure
Your friends will be yellow with envy when you pick up one of Andy South's new colorful, airy pieces. The designer and Project Runway finalist will be on hand for the debut of his Spring 2012 collection, which includes crisp white shorts and sheer yellow and printed silk blouses.
When: Today, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana Center, Contemporary Sportswear (1st Floor)
Details: Informal modeling starts at 12 p.m. Check out a few of South's designs from Collins and 8th's fashion show earlier this month, courtesy of HONOLULU Magazine.

Move Along
It's not a bird. It's not a plane, but Super Citizen is hosting a super sale in preparation of its move to Kahala Mall. Buy one item, get another for 40 percent off (some exclusions apply) until its doors close for good on Pauahi Street.
Where: Super Citizen, 22 S. Pauahi St.
Details: Watch for a grand re-opening in mid-April (in the space soon to be vacated by Shasa Emporium).

Lei ChicEat
Seoul Food
Spicy crab mandoo, kalbi marinated lamb porterhouse and more will appear for one night only at Apartment3's March Munch dinner. As if you weren't giddy enough already, all four courses will be paired with a specialty cocktail by Young's Market mixologist Joey Gottesman.
When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Apartment3 in Century Center, 1750 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd Floor
Details: $45 per person, 20 percent gratuity will be automatically added. Call (808) 955-9300 or e-mail to make a reservation.

Swap Eat
Spend your day off perusing local crafts while helping a good cause at Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace. At "Shop & Grind for a Cause," local artists and vendors team up to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii. Watch live marker sketchings by Jeff Pagay while munching on Pork Grinds Hawaii's newly-redesigned wheat snacks.
When: Monday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Aloha Stadium's Salt Lake Blvd. parking lot
Details: Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. Click here for a wish list.

Coming Soon

April 6
- Add Barrio Vintage's brand new storefront on 1160 Nuuanu Ave. to your list of First Friday haunts.
Fall - Loro Piana opens a two-level flagship store at Royal Hawaiian Center with luxurious Italian cashmere and wool pieces.

Lily Lotus, 3160 Waialae Ave.
Deal: Spring warehouse sale - samples, seasonal items and unprinted basics are 50-75 percent off.
When: Today, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Also: Cash only, all sales final. Click here for a sneak peek.

Who: The Butik, 1067 Kapiolani Blvd. Suite A-3.
Deal: Buy one, get one 50 percent off.
When: Through Monday.

Who: LMS Boutique, 2909 Lowrey Ave.
Deal: New 40-50 percent markdowns on brands like Society for Rational Dress, James & Joy, Jessica Elliot and Funktional. Big Buddha bags also on sale.

Who: Panacea Designs
Deal: Just one more week left to get 15 percent off your entire order from Kaylin Laeha's online shop with the code GRANDOPENING.
When: Ends March 31.

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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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