The Chinese Chamber of Commerce will showcase designs by Chinese designer Lilian Zhang and Hawaii designer Mae Young at its “East Meets West” Narcissus Fashion Show on April 2 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom.
Zhang established her couture evening gown label in 2008 and also has an upscale women’s ready-to-wear label called Diva & Music.
Young is known for merging Chinese, Hawaiian and Western aesthetics in her designs for men, women and children. Her collection can be found at Watumull’s and her showroom/factory in Iwilei.
Making a special appearance on the runway will be Nancy Kwan, best known for her roles in “The World of Suzie Wong” and “Flower Drum Song.”
Tickets are $75 per person for the event, which starts with boutique sales at 9:30 a.m. and lunch at noon before the fashion show begins at 1 p.m. For tickets, call 533-3181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEDONA HOSTS STONE SHOW WITH SWEETS
Sedona’s “Crystals and Cupcakes” show winds up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the boutique on the ground level at Ward Centre. Admission is free.
Enjoy iced tea, cupcakes by Flour + Butter and cupcakes and butter mochi by Girls Who Bake Next Door while browsing through 2,000 pounds of stones and jewelry from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.
Among items showcased are mini Urugayan amethyst geodes, Moroccan crystal geodes and Selenite towers, museum-grade Moldavite specimens from the Czech Republic, shungite from Russia, star rose quartz, black moonstone, and labradorite from Madagascar, black tourmaline from China, and much more.
Special items, starting at $8.88, include lapis bracelets and a variety of pendulums. Select items will be offered at a 50 discount during the show, inluding orange calcite bowls, jade and assorted stone necklaces, and golden calcite spheres.
A portion of the proceeds from the show will be donated to The Hawaii Foodbank, Susan G. Komen and Direct Relief.