FASHION BRIEFS AND FORUM FIRSTS…
HAPPY HOLIDAY SHOPPING AT THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS: This holiday season The Forum Shops at Caesars is ready to help spread the seasonal cheer and deliver the perfect gift with their celebrated variety of retailers perfect for every taste and style. With the three-levels of The Forum Shops featuring more than 160 specialty shops and restaurants, the world renowned shopping destination will be open during normal business hours throughout this holiday season, and remains open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The Forum Shops at Caesars is participating in the Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program. Through the Holiday Mail for Heroes program, the Red Cross ensures that all Americans have the opportunity to send a touch of home this holiday season to service members, their families and veterans. Cards are hand-delivered to military bases, hospitals, and VA medical centers. Specially designed holiday cards will be available at the Guest Services counter starting today and continuing through December 4. Shoppers simply need to write a short note expressing their appreciation for our brave men and women and The Forum Shops personnel will take care of the mailing.
During the winter season, the classic Roman streetscape at The Forum Shops is magically transformed into a festive holiday scene complete with enchanting decorations and holiday cheer. Enjoy the whimsy and wonder of the captivating holiday store window displays and marvel among the classic Roman columns, arches and awe-inspiring statues that come to life.
The 2011/2012 holiday hours of operations are:
• Christmas Eve, Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 12 midnight
• Christmas Day, Dec. 25: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
• New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Restaurants will remain open after 7 p.m.)
• New Year’s Day, Jan. 1: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
FORUM SHOPS FASHION FORWARD TIP: ‘Tis the season to put on your party shoes and sparkle all night! From glittery high heels and bags to metallic jewelry to glamorously embellished blouses and dresses to make-up that shines, The Forum Shops will make every party this holiday season a night to remember! Ted Baker is adding just the right bit of sparkle to a few classic pieces – providing perfect picks for your next night out. Their Leeanne bow peep toe heel adds some gold glitter to your favorite stiletto. Or grab the Dazzle glitter clutch bag and you’re ready to outshine anyone. Elie Tahari has all the hot holiday must-haves! When you take your pick of their fabulous collection, you can’t go wrong. The metallic Lara cuff, from their Egyptian-inspired runway show, is the perfect addition to any outfit, creating instant glam and glitzy fun. The crystal handbag collection at Judith Leiber sparkles to fit everyone’s style. From classic styles, like the Tatiana crystal clutch to original works of art, like the Golden Koi clutch, these shimmering handbags are definite statement pieces. The Party Essentials Collection at A|X Armani Exchange gives you so many options to choose from, you’ll always have a flawless outfit this season. With a shimmery sequined bodice and flirty tiered skirt, their Sequin tiered dress puts a twist on the classic silhouette of this chic party dress! Taking shimmer to another level, the gorgeous diamonds in all of De Beers sparkling sets are an elegant touch to your holiday wardrobe. Don’t forget to do your make up to match your sparkly style – Sephora has a variety of exclusive sets that are sure to give you a holiday glow! Putting On The Glitz by Bare Escentuals, an eleven-piece collection of shades for eyes, cheeks, and lips – plus a sparkling clutch – is ideal for a dazzling night out.
SEPHORA OPENS FLAGSHIP LOCATION INSIDE THE FORUM SHOPS: A virtual paradise of endless beauty options awaits you inside the new 8,925 square foot Sephora, with more than 13,000 products from over 200 brands, including Sephora Collection, Clarisonic, Bumble and Bumble, Hello Kitty Beauty, Josie Maran, Make Up For Ever, NARS, Sephora by OPI, Tarina Tarantino and much more. Visit the most glamorous Sephora store yet—a full house of show stopping beauty. Discover exclusive brands and products handpicked from around the globe, like Ellis Faas, Giorgio Armani Beauty and Koh Gen Do. Enjoy Vegas-inspired services from Sephora PROs as well as experts from Bliss, Bumble and bumble, Dior, Ole Henriksen, Smashbox, and Urban Decay.
A PERFECT GIFT FROM THE PALM LAS VEGAS – TO GIVE AND TO RECEIVE: Forget scouring the stores for that perfect present for everyone on your gift list. Who wants to fight the crowds, anyway? Give the gift of The Palm – and take home a $50 Thank You card for yourself, too. Now through Jan. 15, 2012, receive a $50 Thank You card for every $250 spent on Palm Gift Cards. It’s that easy.
TADASHI GOWNS AND DRESSES MAKE SPECIAL OCCASSIONS MAGICAL: Japanese fashion designer Tadashi Shoji, founder and chief designer of the Tadashi and Tadashi Shoji collections, was troubled by the fact that women had few options for special occasion dresses in the contemporary market. He identified this niche, put his passion and talents to work and set out on his own – the rest as they say is history. Widely recognized and lauded for original designs and innovative collections, Tadashi dresses and gowns are highly sought after. Fortunately, they are available at Tadashi inside The Forum Shops at Caesars – one of only two Tadashi signature boutiques in the United States. Tadashi’s Fall 2011 long dress collections include amazing creations of chiffon and satin. Highlights include a tiered-fringe silk chiffon one shoulder gown and a cap-sleeved hand-pleated silk chiffon gown in bold Begonia. Make heads turn at this year’s holiday and New Year’s Eve parties in a Tadashi short dress. Stand outs include a black floral embroidered lace dress with feather off-shoulder detail and a washed satin draped halter dress in stunning sunglow.
LEGENDARY SPORTS FIGURES TO MAKE PERSONAL APPEARANCES AT FIELD OF DREAMS: For the sports enthusiast, Field of Dreams is the perfect spot for a walk through sports history and for spotting hall of famers. Famous for featuring guest appearances and autograph signings, this month check out legendary NFL quarterback Joe Montana on Sat. Dec. 3, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and on Dec. 8 and 9, heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will be on hand from noon to 3 p.m. NFL Hall of Famer Dick Butkus will appear Dec. 15 – 18 and Dec. 29 – 31 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. and from Dec. 19 – 21, it’s baseball Hall of Famer Andre Dawson from noon to 5 p.m.
TREVI RESTAURANT HOSTS DRESS FOR SUCCESS FALL FASHION SHOW : Trevi Restaurant – Vegas’ answer to Romanesque elegance and dining excellence is hosting 100 local guests on December 4 to attend the Dress for Success CAbi Fall Fashion Show in their spectacular second floor private event space overlooking their charming dining room and out on to their patio in front of the ‘Fountain of the Gods’. The “runway” will be graced by local, community-minded ladies with an eye for wearable fashion whilst the models and guests enjoy appetizers and custom-mixed drinks. The event is supporting Dress for Success Southern Nevada through donations at the event and a raffle and as well. The event commences at 1pm for an hour reception and the show will begin at 2pm. For more information and to register, please visit www.lastcallforfashion.eventbrite.com.