Saturday, May 25, 2013

Late adds to Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events

Late adds to Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events

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Twinkle Shows
Watch London's Royal Ballet reimagine Lewis Carroll's whimsical characters through dance, music, and stunning theatrical effects in a screening of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the latest film in Doris Duke Theatre's Ballet in Cinema series.
When: Tomorrow at 1 p.m. or 6 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Museum of Art's Doris Duke Theatre, 900 S. Beretania St.
Details: $25 general admission, $20 museum members. Tickets available here.

Punch Trunk Love
Fresh off the heels of Little Gillia's launch party, Aloha Aina Boutique plays host to a trunk show with Tiare Hawaii and Noelani Designs. Meet the designers, shop their new summer collections, and enter to win special prizes while enjoying wine, desserts, a live DJ, and most importantly, 10 percent off everything in the store.
When: Wednesday, 1-7 p.m.
Where: Aloha Aina Boutique, Royal Hawaiian Center.

Wardrobe Updates

  • now sells wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses. The styles are basic and, frankly, not that flattering, but with prices topping out at $129.99, we suppose we can't complain.
  • Fighting Eel joins the growing number of Downtown/Chinatown boutiques now open on Sundays. Stop in between 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • A clarification from yesterday: Issa de' mar's Memorial Day fashion show starts Sunday night at midnight (i.e. very, very early Monday morning).

Memorial Day Sales (continued)

Who: Bamboo Sky, 401 Kamakee St.
Deal: Buy one, get one 50 percent off.
When: Through Monday.

Who: The Butik, 1067 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite A-3
Deal: 15 percent off all regular-priced items, extra 25 percent off all sale items.
When: Through Monday.

Who: Florencia Arias, 1161 Nuuanu Ave.
Deal: Up to 60 percent select styles and accessories.
When: Through today.

Who: Olive and Oliver, 43 and 49 Kihapai St.
Deal: 15 percent off all clothing.
When: Through Sunday.

Who: Super Citizen, Kahala Mall
Deal: 20 percent off all dresses.
When: Through Monday.

Who: Noelani Studios, 66-437 Kamehameha Hwy.
Deal: 10 percent off everything in-store and online with the code MEMORIAL.
When: Through Monday.

Who: Milieu, 94-1235B Ka Uka Blvd.
Deal: One person gets 20 percent off one regular-priced item. Bring a friend and both of you get 25 percent off.
When: Through Sunday.

Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2013 in Permalink

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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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