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The celebrity faces of Viva Glam, clockwise from top left, Eve, LisaMarie Presley, Dita Von Teese and Debbie Harry.
Viva Glam at W
The W will be the site of the first MAC Viva Glam Night in Hawaii, a benefit for the Hawaii Aids Walk and Life Foundation.
The red-carpet event takes place 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. with pupus, guest deejays and raffle drawings all night long as MAC has donated thousands of dollars' worth of makeup. Flipside and Bamboo Sky will also be donating some of their top-selling merchandise for the raffle drawing.
A highlight will be the appearance of four male models wearing custom-designed white suits that guests will be invited to turn into a billboard for messages. These costumes will be traveling around the world to other VG events, passing your messages on to Japan, Paris and New York. Guests will also be welcome to take photographs with the models at $1 for a Polaroid including a Viva Glam pin souvenir.
Pre-sale tickets, at $20, are available at all MAC locations and at Flipside. Cover at the door will be $25. Funds raised will be matched by the MAC Aids Fund. MAC Cosmetics has raised more than $85 million for its AIDS Fund since 1994.
There's no need to fear Friday the 13th when it's the date for Spring Fever 2007, a celebration of style from 5 to 10 p.m. at Dave & Buster's at the Ward Entertainment Center.
The event, running through 10 p.m., will feature a shopping expo with food and entertainment by Red Eye Jedhis, Pacifica and Ill Valley, plus a fashion show featuring clothing from Rasta Headquarters, the Butik, the Blue Buddah, the Candy Shop and San Lorenzo Brazilian Bikinis. Call 382-9394 for passes.
Afterward, the party continues to 4 a.m. at Fashion 45 on the second floor of the Waikiki Trade Center.
The Fashionista's Market Designer Sample Sale is back at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, with more space for favorite designer and denim brands -- such as Frankie B, True Religion or 7 for All Mankind -- at discounted prices.
The event takes place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with admission of $3 for members and $7 general.
The center is at 2454 S. Beretania St., across from Star Market Moiliili.
Tea and fashion
The American Red Cross Hawaii chapter will host its second "Tea at Halekulani" event from 1 to 4 p.m. April 22 as a fundraiser to meet crisis needs of the community and to promote emergency preparedness education and awareness.
Guests will enjoy a afternoon tea with sweet and savory edibles while viewing the Spring/ Summer 2007 Yves Saint Laurent collections accessorized by Tiffany & Co. jewels.
An elite silent auction will also be offered, and special guest "Lost" actor Daniel Dae Kim will be among the attendees.
Individual tickets, at $250, can be purchased through the Red Cross office, or call Jaylene Chee at 739-8130 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsor tables are also available for $2,500 and $5,000.
Party at new Dig
Dig Lifestyles has moved and will celebrate its grand opening at Ward Warehouse (next to Honolulu Cookie Co.) from 5:30 to 10 p.m. tomorrow.
The boutique carries designs by Random Nicole, Red Monkey Denim, Artful Dodger and more. The opening will feature cocktails, deejays and an open-mike session.
COURTESY KAHALA MALL
Didn't know paper could be so fashionable? Winners of Kahala Mall's Viva la Diva paper dress showcase can be seen at Honolulu Community College's "Cover Shot." This is the dress that took first place.
HCC show set
If you ever doubted the impact of Fashion Television and "Project Runway," Honolulu Community College's annual fashion show will be bigger than ever, with more than 130 original designs to be presented onstage at 12:30 p.m. April 28 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel Molokai Ballroom. The event will begin with boutique sales from 10:30 a.m. and lunch at 11.
The students have divided their show, "Cover Shot," into three categories -- "Aqua Diva," "Urban Euphoria" and "Reinvention" -- with an additional segment highlighting the work of senior class members.
Tickets are $32 per person, available by calling the HCC fashion department at 845-9203.
Meanwhile, the results are in on the students' paper dress showcase at Kahala Mall's Viva la Diva informal fashion show on March 24. The first-place winner was Meghan Matsumoto, whose green-and-blue paper creation featured a fitted fringe bodice and miniskirt with circular cuts inspired by a family Christmas ornament. All the garments were made using a variety of papers, such as doilies, tissue, paper towels and rice paper.
Matsumoto won a trip for two to San Francisco courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines. Second place was awarded to Melissa Li, and Kim Fukuzono-Kajiwara was the third-place winner.
The paper dresses will get an encore during the "Cover Shot" show.
The Salvation Army will present its 20th annual celebrity fashion show and boutique on May 5 at the Sheraton Waikiki.
The unique fashion show has become one of Honolulu's most anticipated fashion events for savvy shoppers searching for fashion treasure among the pre-owned apparel. Boutique sales will open at 9 a.m., and the luncheon and fashion show will start at 11:30 a.m. The fashion show will feature clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories modeled by local celebrities and TV news personalities.
Tickets are $50 per person, $20 of which is tax-deductible. Call Natalie at 440-1859 for reservations.