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FM returns to JCCH
Fashionista's Market returns to the Japanese Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Among the new items to be offered are BCBG Maxazria; Frankie B jackets, jumpers and denim; Indah bikinis, shorts and dresses; Ed Hardy T-shirts; colorful Harajuku Lovers sweaters and leggings; and more at 50 to 80 percent off retail.
Admission is $3 for FM members, $7 general and free for JCCH members. Ground rules are: No large handbags or backpacks allowed. No checks will be accepted. Dressing rooms are communal so wear your best undies. All sales are final.
It's all about shoes
It's a weekend for shoe divas as SMART magazine and Macy's present the annual "Shoe Diva" event today, while Neiman Marcus presents a "Shoe-In" Accessories Event today through Saturday. Here are the details:
» The "Shoe Diva" event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Macy's Ala Moana, Designer Shoes, Level 2. Shoe aficionados will be able to view and try on the latest collections from Betsey Johnson, Bruno Magli, Calvin Klein, Coach, Cole Haan, Donald J. Pliner, Michael Kors and Stuart Weitzman while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and complimentary cocktails.
Customers who spend $250 or more will receive a $50 Macy's gift card. Guests can also enter to win prizes, including a pair of shoes from Coach and Calvin Klein.
It's free, but guests must be 21 or older and make reservations to attend. RSVP by calling 945-6427 or send an e-mail to MacysEventsHI@macys.com.
» Learn how to add polish to your look through Neiman Marcus' Accessories Event showcasing fall's must-have items, including exotic handbags, cuff bracelets, booties and opaque leggings and tights. Those who spend $300 during the event will receive a $100 gift certificate toward the purchase of a regular-price women's shoe. The certificate must be redeemed by the end of the event Saturday.
Waikiki's Lucky day
Lucky Brand Jeans is set to open its Waikiki boutique (and 164th nationwide) tomorrow, offering jeans for men and women in a range of washes and fits, plus casual wear for men and women.
Available for men will be comfy hoodies, T-shirts bearing retro graphics and Western shirts. Lucky Brand's women's collection includes cargos, shorts and skirts in a variety of lengths and fabrics, along with an eclectic mix of T-shirts and tops, in everything from tie-dye to embroidery.
The Lucky Kid collection for 6 months to age 12 will also be available. Visit luckybrandjeans.com.
Fashion at Nick's
The ultimate fashion party gets under way at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Nick's Fishmarket, 2070 Kalakaua Ave.
Meet designer Rachel Pally and mingle with models while enjoying a complimentary tasting of Stoli Blu to 11 p.m., then party on till 2.
Cover is $15 for a 21-and-older crowd. "Stylish" dress code means no shorts or slippers. For VIP table reservations, call 957-0303 or e-mail email@example.com.
Shasa turns 5!
Shasa Emporium will be celebrating its fifth anniversary with a 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday bash featuring deejay music, champagne, pupus and prize giveaways. Customers can enter to win Shasa gift cards as well as prizes from designers such as Alliway, Ella Moss, Grumpy Girl, Hinano, Indah, Jewelry by Cari, Loop, Paul Frank, Spa Towells, Tylie Malibu, Volcom and more.
RSVPs are due tomorrow by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling Shasa Emporium at 735-5122.
Look good as new
Castle Medical Center celebrates Women's Health Month with a free women's health fair, "Na Wahine Ola Pono (Women Who Live Well)," from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Highlighting the event will be a "New Dimensions" fashion show of Calista by Cotton Cargo designs worn by post-surgical and medical weight-loss patients. The show is intended to celebrate their accomplishments and share their new look with the community.
The fair will also have information focusing on issues important to women, including nutrition and exercise, heart disease, osteoporosis, breast health, surgical and medical weight loss, and skin care, plus information on childbirth classes, breast-feeding and other services provided by Castle's Birth Center.
Activities will take place in Castle's parking lot, in the Wellness Auditorium and other locations throughout the medical center. There will also be nutritious food samples, free health screenings, chair massages provided by Enchanted Lake Massage Clinic, entertainment by Olomana and hula by kumu Ellen Castillo's Puakaikapuaokalani Hula Studio.
In addition, hairstylists from the Cutting Zone will be cutting hair in support of Locks of Love, a nonprofit that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term hair loss from cancer or other ailments.
Participants must have at least 10 inches of hair in order to donate. Hair needs to be clean and dry and cannot be chemically damaged or bleached, although dyed or permed hair can be OK.
Visit www.castlemed.org or call 263-5400.
[ ENTERTAINMENT ]
Emme focuses on Fujikawa, Obama
Actress Tia Carrere, golf phenom Tadd Fujikawa (pictured) and presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Barack Obama are featured in "Emme's Island Moments" tonight at 9 on KHON/Fox.
Host Emmy Tomimbang interviews Carrere, a Sacred Hearts Academy graduate who has turned to singing after a career in Hollywood films, and Fujikawa, who at age 16 is the youngest pro on the PGA circuit.
Her segment on Punahou School graduate Obama is developed through interviews with his sister, Maya Sotero Ng, and her family about his Hawaii upbringing, as well as Obama's friend Bobby Titcomb.
The show repeats at 3 p.m. Saturday.