The Forum Shops + CLASS Announce Third-Annual ‘Great Give’ Supporting Various Non-Profits

The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace and CLASS Team Up for Third-Annual
GREAT GIVE in Support of Various Non-Profits Dec. 1-12

Specialty Shops & Restaurants including Anne Fontaine, Brighton Collectibles, Carmine’s NYC’s Family Style Italian Restaurant, Donald J Pliner, Kalifano, Magical Memories, Montblanc, Mulberry, Pandora, Stuart Weitzman, Ted Baker London, & The Palm Las Vegas Support a Variety of Non-Profits During 12-Day Shopping Event

 

LIn the spirit of the season, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace presents its third annual GREAT GIVE from Dec. 1-12. Partnering a number of its world-renowned retailers and restaurants with a variety of local and national non-profits, the 12-day shopping event benefits a wide variety of charities and causes. Each participating retailer has a designated charity and will either donate a portion of sales from specific items, donate a flat percentage of sales or raise funds directly to benefit their partner charity.

 

“Many of our retailers and restaurants take great pride in their efforts supporting a number of impactful charitable organizations and programs during this time of year,” said Maureen Crampton, Director of Business Development and Marketing at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. “By partnering with our friends at CLASS and presenting a comprehensive program under the umbrella of the GREAT GIVE, we are able to collectively promote it and encourage visitors to shop and dine at their favorite places while supporting so many worthy causes during these 12 days.”

 

The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace has designated that all coins from the iconic fountains will be donated to the Simon Youth Foundation – an organization dedicated to helping students graduate. Other retailers and restaurants participating in the GREAT GIVE and their designated non-profit include:

 

Anne Fontaine | Anne Fontaine Foundation
Brighton Collectibles | Opportunity Village
Carmine’s NYC’s Family Style Italian Restaurant | St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Donald J Pliner | American Cancer Society
Kalifano | Camp Anytown
Magical Memories Dimensions Art Gallery | Make A Wish
Magical Memories Featuring Disney Fine Art | Make A Wish
Montblanc | St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Mulberry | Public Education Foundation
Pandora | Opportunity Village
Stuart Weitzman | Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild
Ted Baker London | Opportunity Village
The Palm Las Vegas | Unshakeable

*Participating retailers and their non-profit partners enjoyed a kick-off reception at Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab on 11/8 to mark the occasion. 

 

Of course, with the holidays fast approaching, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is ready to celebrate the season and help you deliver the perfect gift. The Forum Shops features 160 specialty shops and restaurants including more than 50 that can exclusively be found in Las Vegas only at The Forum Shops. On Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24, costumed Centurions will be roaming the center with special surprises for visitors.
Throughout the season, be sure to stop by the Atlantis Aquarium for a festive sight – the Holiday Elf Aquarists. Adorned with elf-style wet suits during this holiday season, the Elf Aquarists will feed the tropical fish beginning Dec. 15 throughout Christmas Day. Also, 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. Always a perfect present, a gift card from The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Gift cards can be purchased at the Guest Services Center.
HOLIDAY HOURS
November 22nd: 10am – 11pm (Thanksgiving)
November 23rd:  10am – 12am (Black Friday)
December 24th: 10am – 11pm (Christmas Eve)
December 25th: 10am – 11pm (Christmas Day)
December 31st:  10am – 5pm (New Year’s Eve) Note: Many restaurants stay open later
January 1st, 2019: 10am – 11pm (New Year’s Day)

 

About The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace:
The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace first opened in May 1992 to immediate success. Enjoying two subsequent expansions, The Forum Shops now offers 675,000 square feet of impressive retail, dining and entertainment options.  Featuring 160 specialty shops and restaurants, The Forum Shops is home to some of the most celebrated retailers including many that can be found nowhere else in Las Vegas. In addition to the distinctive mix of retailers and restaurants, The Forum Shops boasts an iconic spiral escalator and the must-see, free animatronic attraction – The Atlantis Show and Aquarium. Consistently named among the top-performing shopping centers worldwide, The Forum Shops is recognized for its unique combination of top retail, dining, entertainment, excellent location and exciting thematic ambiance. Additional information may be accessed at www.forumshops.com

 

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Forum Shops Announces Second Annual Great Give

The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Luxury Magazine and Retailers Join Forces for Second Annual GREAT GIVE in Support of Numerous Non-Profits Dec. 1-15
Local Charities, Shops and Restaurants including Links of London, Mulberry, Sandro, Anne Fontaine, Hugo Boss, Donald J Pliner, Charlotte Olympia and more with a Variety of Non-Profits including American Red Cross, Candlelighters, Nevada Ballet Theatre, Make-A-Wish and others
  In the spirit of the season, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace presents its second annual GREAT GIVE from Dec. 1-15. Partnering a number of its world-renowned retailers with a variety of local and national non-profits the two-week shopping event benefits a wide variety of charities and causes. Each participating retailer has a designated charity and will either donate a portion of sales from specific items, donate a flat percentage of sales or raise funds directly to benefit their partner charity.
“It was wonderful to see so many our retailers supporting charitable organizations and giving back last year,” said Maureen Crampton, Director of Business Development and Marketing at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. “This year, by partnering with our friends at Luxury Magazine and presenting a united program under the umbrella of the GREAT GIVE, we are able to collectively promote it and encourage guests to shop at their favorite shops and support many worthy causes during this time.”
*Participating retailers and their non-profit partners enjoyed a kick-off reception at The Palm Las Vegas inside The Forum Shops on Thursday, November 16th to mark the occasion. 
The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace has designated that all coins from the iconic fountains will be donated to the Las Vegas chapter of the American Red Cross. Other retailers and restaurants participating in the GREAT GIVE and their designated non-profit include:
Kiehl’s Since 1851                                          Feeding America
Brighton Collectibles                                      Candlelighters
Pandora                                                          Candlelighters
DKNY                                                              City Harvest
Tommy Bahama                                              Best Buddies
Sandro                                                             Dress For Success
The Palm Restaurant                                       Hope Food Truck
Montblanc                                                        Make-A-Wish
Links of London                                               Susan G. Komen
Jaeger-LeCoultre                                             Grant a Gift Autism Foundation
David Yurman                                                   Nevada Ballet Theatre
Ted Baker London                                            Opportunity Village
Charlotte Olympia                                            The Animal Foundation
Mulberry                                                           Keep Memory Alive (KMA)
Anne Fontaine                                                  Anne Fontaine Foundation
Skye Art Gallery                                               The Animal Foundation
Magical Memories ft. Disney Fine Art               Make-A-Wish
Hearts On Fire                                                  Ronald McDonald House
BOSS                                                                Ronald McDonald House
Donald J Pliner                                                  American Cancer Society
Of course, with the holidays fast approaching, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is ready to celebrate the season and help you deliver the perfect gift. The Forum Shops feature 160 specialty shops and restaurants including more than 50 that can exclusively be found in Las Vegas only at The Forum Shops. On Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25, costumed Centurions will be roaming the center with special surprises for guests. 
Throughout the season, be sure to stop by the Atlantis Aquarium for a festive sight – the Holiday Elf Aquarists. Adorned with elf-style wet suits during this holiday season, the Elf Aquarists will feed the tropical fish beginning Dec. 15 throughout Christmas Day. Also, 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. Always a perfect present, a gift card from The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Gift cards can be purchased at the Guest Services Center.
HOLIDAY HOURS
November 23rd: 10am – 11pm (Thanksgiving Day)
November 24th: 10am – midnight (Black Friday)
December 24th: 10am – 11pm (Christmas Eve)
December 25th: 10am – 11pm (Christmas Day)
December 31st:  10am – 6pm (New Year’s Eve) Note: Many restaurants stay open later
January 1st, 2017: 10am – 11pm (New Year’s Day)
About The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace:
Marking its milestone 25th anniversary this year, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace first opened in May 1992 to immediate success. Enjoying two subsequent expansions, The Forum Shops now offers 675,000 square feet of impressive retail, dining and entertainment options.  Featuring 160 specialty shops and restaurants, The Forum Shops is home to some of the most celebrated retailers including many that can be found nowhere else in Las Vegas. In addition to the distinctive mix of retailers and restaurants, The Forum Shops boasts an iconic spiral escalator and the must-see, free animatronic attraction – The Atlantis Show and Aquarium. Consistently named among the top-performing shopping centers worldwide, The Forum Shops is recognized for its unique combination of top retail, dining, entertainment, excellent location and exciting thematic ambiance. Additional information may be accessed at www.forumshops.com
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The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is the Official Host for Mexican Independence Day Celebrations in Las Vegas!

The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is the Official Host for Mexican Independence Day Celebrations in Las Vegas (El Grito)
Marking its milestone 25th anniversary this year, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, in partnership with InVEGAS Magazine, will be the exclusive location to ring in El Grito for the Mexican Independence Day weekend celebration. On Friday, September 15 at 8:00 p.m., The Forum Shops will host the official opening ceremony to kick off the festivities with a celebratory ringing of the bell by Mexican Consul Alejandro Madrigal along with a Mariachi band and traditional folkloric dancers. Staged atop the picturesque reflecting pool near the spiral escalator, the public is invited to join in on the free event.
in honor of Mexican Independence Day, stop by Border Grill at The Forum Shops for Patron margaritas, $3 tacos, $7 baja ceviche tostaditas and much more from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, September 15.
Special greeters will be on hand as well on Friday at the Fortuna Terrace from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and at the reflecting pool from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and on Saturday, Sept 16 at the Fortuna Terrace from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. They will provide El Grito booklets that contain a host of special offerings available throughout The Forum Shops.
More than 50 distinctive retailers and restaurants within The Forum Shops will present special offerings to guests who check-in at the InVEGAS/El Grito hospitality and welcome desks and pick up an INVEGAS wristband.
Mexican Independence Day weekend exclusives with InVEGAS/El Grito wristbands include special offerings from:
7 for All Mankind, A|X Armani Exchange, America!, Anne Fontaine, Border Grill Forum Shops, BOSS Hugo Boss, Brighton Collectibles, Brooks Brothers, Carmine’s NYC’s Family Style Italian Restaurant, Chloé, Coach, CREED, DKNY, Donald J Pliner, Elie Tahari, Ermenegildo Zegna, Field of Dreams, Guess, H&M, Henri Bendel, Hublot Boutique, Inglot, Jaeger-LeCoultre, kate spade new York, Kids Kastle, Kiehl’s Since 1851, L.K. Bennett, La Perla, Links of London, Marciano, Michael Kors, Modernist Cuisine Gallery, Montblanc, Mulberry, The Otheroom, Pandora, Sandro, SKYE Art Gallery, Sushi Roku, Swarovski, Ted Baker London, The Art of Shaving, The Walking Company, Tommy Bahama, Tourneau, Trevi Italian Restaurant, UGG, Vilebrequin, Welcome to Las Vegas (Both Forum Shops Locations) and Zadig & Voltaire.
About The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace:
Marking its milestone 25th anniversary this year, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace first opened in May 1992 to immediate success. Enjoying two subsequent expansions, The Forum Shops now offers 675,000 square feet of impressive retail, dining and entertainment options.  Featuring 160 specialty shops and restaurants, The Forum Shops is home to some of the most celebrated retailers including many that can be found nowhere else in Las Vegas. In addition to the distinctive mix of retailers and restaurants, The Forum Shops boasts an iconic spiral escalator and the must-see, free animatronic attraction – The Atlantis Show and Aquarium. Consistently named among the top-performing shopping centers worldwide, The Forum Shops is recognized for its unique combination of top retail, dining, entertainment, excellent location and exciting thematic ambiance. Additional information may be accessed at www.forumshops.com.

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The Forum Shops at Caesars Celebrates the First-Ever Festival of Fashion – Sept 6 & 7

Festival of Fashion
First-Ever Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops at Caesars
Features Live and Interactive Fashion Presentations, In-Store Events, Roman Characters, Giveaways, Food, Drinks, and Fun
 
Seventy shops and restaurants at The Forum Shops participating in
first-annual fashion event Sept. 6-7
 
 

 

 The stage is set for a two-day celebration of style during the first-ever Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas on Sept. 6-7, 2013. Enjoy back-to-back days of live and interactive fashion presentations, roving Roman characters, beauty bars, photo opportunities, entertainment, food, drink, lounges, one-of-a-kind in-store events, limited edition products and more.

 

In addition to a variety of exciting in-store activities, the Festival of Fashion features special live fashion shows and interactive fashion presentations. On Friday, Sept. 6 between 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and on Saturday, Sept. 7 between 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and again 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. be sure to stop by the Fortuna Terrace near the casino entrance to The Forum Shops for a rock and roll inspired fashion presentation with a live dj and models set on an oversized spinning record. Also at the Fountain of the Gods, experience the glamour of Hollywood and be a part of an exciting fashion shoot. Get your make up touched up by the experts with Dior Beauty and Sephora and get your photo taken by the “paparazzi.”

 

In addition, Festival of Fashion attendees can also register to win one of four, $500 Forum Shops Shopping Sprees during the two-day event. Register for the giveaway near the Atlantis Fountain in The Great Roman Hall anytime Friday or Saturday between 10 a.m. – midnight. Winners do not have to be present to win.

 

More than 70 chic boutiques, stores and restaurants within The Forum Shops are participating in this first-of-its-kind fashion celebration with exciting in-store events planned during the Festival of Fashion. From live music, DJ’s, refreshments, trunk and fashion shows, guest appearances, gifts with purchases, product demonstrations and more – there’s something for everybody at this year’s fashion celebration. Forum Shops retailers that are participating in the first-ever Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops include: Agent Provocateur, Alfred Dunhill, Anne Fontaine, Anthropologie, Baccarat, bebe, Bettie Page, Brighton Collectibles, Brooks Brothers, Caesars Essentials, Caesars Exclusivley, Casa Fuente, Chrome Hearts, Citta delle Luci, Coach, Coach Level 2, Coach Men’s, Custo Barcelona, Diane von Furstenberg, Dior Beauty, DKNY, Donald J Pliner, Elie Tahari, Exclusive Collections Gallery, Fendi, H&M, Hearts On Fire, Henri Bendel, Inglot Cosmetics, James Perse, Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos, Juicy Couture, Kids Kastle, Kiehl’s Since 1851, L.K. Bennett, Longchamp, M Missoni, MAC Cosmetics, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marc Jacobs, Martin Lawrence Galleries, Michael Kors, Montblanc, Pandora, Roman Times, Sandro, Scoop NYC, Sephora, Sergio Rossi, Shoooz at The Forum, Swarovski, Ted Baker London, The Walking Company, Thomas Pink, Tommy Bahama. Tommy Bahama the Shop for Women, True Religion, UGG Australia and Vilebrequin.

 

Many of the distinctive restaurants inside The Forum Shops are also getting in on the Festival of Fashion fun with special cocktail creations and promotions. Enjoy a Pink Sky Strawberry Lemonade at The Palm • Las Vegas and $1 Pineapple Fusion or Raspberry Volito shots at Sushi Roku. The newly-opened Carmine’s NYC Italian Family Restaurant, Il Mulino New York, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Max Brenner – Chocloate by the Bald Man, P.J. Clarke’s, Spago and Trevi Italian Restaurant will each present a fashionable signature cocktail to mark the stylish celebration.

 

Recognized worldwide as one of the finest luxury shopping streets in the world, The Forum Shops is proud to host a one-of-a-kind event in celebration of style and self-expression through fashion with an evening like no other. Don’t miss the Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops!

 

For additional information and updates about the first annual Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ForumShops. #FOF13

First-Ever Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops at Caesars – Sept 6 & 7

Festival of Fashion
Celebrate Style at First-Ever Festival of Fashion at
The Forum Shops at Caesars
 
Two Day Experience featuring Fashion Activations, Models, Music,
In-Store Events, Special Restaurant Promotions and More..


Mark your calendars for Sept. 6-7, 2013 to celebrate the first-annual Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas. Globally recognized as the premier luxury shopping destination in the world, The Forum Shops will bring fashion to life with the creation of a first-of-its kind shopping event and fashion experience. The Festival of Fashion is a two-day extravaganza filled with fashion, shopping and fun. The stage is set for back-to-back full days of live fashion presentations, pop up fashion shows, beauty bars, photo opportunities, entertainment, food, drink, lounges, one-of-a-kind in-store events, limited edition products and more.
 

 

In addition, Festival of Fashion attendees can also register to win one of four, $500 Forum Shops Shopping Sprees during the two-day event. Register for the giveaway near the Atlantis Fountain in The Great Roman Hall anytime Friday or Saturday between 10 a.m. – midnight. Even better, winners do not have to be present to win.
 

 

A number of stores within The Forum Shops have exciting in-store events planned during the Festival of Fashion. From live music, DJ’s, refreshments, trunk and fashion shows, guest appearances, gifts with purchases, product demonstrations and more – there’s something for everybody at this year’s fashion celebration. A sampling of stores that are participating in the first-ever Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops include: Anne Fontaine, Anthropologie, Baccarat, Bettie Page, Brighton Collectibles, Brooks Brothers, Caesars Essentials, Caesars Exclusivley, Chrome Hearts, Citta delle Luci, Custo Barcelona, Dior Beauty, DKNY, Donald J Pliner, Diane von Furstenberg, Elie Tahari, Exclusive Collections Gallery, Hearts On Fire, James Perse, Juicy Couture, Kids Kastle, L.K. Bennett, Longchamp, Montblanc, Pandora, Sandro, Sephora, Shoooz, Swarovski, Ted Baker London and Tommy Bahama.

 

 
Many of the distinctive restaurants inside The Forum Shops are also getting in on the Festival of Fashion fun with special cocktail creations and promotions. Enjoy a Pink Sky Strawberry Lemonade at The Palm Las Vegas and $1 Pineapple Fusion or Raspberry Volito shots at Sushi Roku. The newly-opened Carmine’s NYC Italian Family Restaurant, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Spago and Trevi Italian Restaurant will each present a fashionable signature cocktail to mark the stylish celebration.
 

 

Recognized worldwide as one of the finest luxury shopping streets in the world, The Forum Shops is proud to host a one-of-a-kind event in celebration of style and self-expression through fashion with an evening like no other. Don’t miss the Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops!
 

 

For additional information and updates about the first annual Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ForumShops. #FOF13
 

Winner Named in The Forum Shops Search for Las Vegas’ Best New Designer

ASPIRING FASHION DESIGNER JIMI URQUIAGA IS NAMED LAS VEGAS’ BEST NEW DESIGNER DURING FASHION’S NIGHT OUT AT THE FORUM SHOPS

 

There’s a new name in fashion in Las Vegas and it’s Jimi Urquiaga. The 20-year-old aspiring fashion designer was awarded the first-ever title of Las Vegas’ Best New Designer by Caesars Palace headline entertainer Matt Goss at a special fashion show held during Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops.

 

Designer Frankie Ortiz was 1st runner up and local student Mikayla Marrujo was named 2nd runner up in the unprecedented, month-long online search and public voting period that culminated in a special fashion show featuring the top three finalists at the premiere retail shopping destination.

 

“What an amazing feeling,” said Urquiaga. “It is really satisfying to know that my hard work and dedication really paid off. It feels great to be named Las Vegas’ Best New Designer.”

 

In addition to winning bragging rights and having his fashion featured on the runway, Urquiaga also takes home a $500 shopping spree from The Forum Shops and an opportunity to spend a “Day in the Life” with Vegas Magazine editor Abby Tegnelia. In honor of Fashion’s Night Out and the search, The Forum Shops also provided the Art Institute of Las Vegas with a scholarship.

 

In addition to the naming of Las Vegas’ Best New Designer, Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops was a magical evening of hourly fashion shows featuring 25 specialty retail partners, exceptional in-store events, product demonstrations, parties, giveaways and special restaurant offerings. Further creating a distinctly celebratory vibe for Fashion’s Night Out, special lounge areas, photo booths and entertainment were offered throughout the retail destination.

 

This year, more than 80 retailers and restaurants at The Forum Shops participated in the global celebration of shopping.

 

ABOUT THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS
The Forum Shops at Caesars opened 283,000 square feet in May 1992 to immediate success.  An August 1997 expansion to 500,000 square feet continued the momentum.  The third phase of The Forum Shops’ growth was a three-level expansion extending from the existing retail, dining and entertainment icon to the famed Las Vegas Strip adding 175,000 square feet, with completion October 2004.  A grand pedestrian plaza entrance on Las Vegas Boulevard further validates The Forum Shops as one of the finest luxury shopping streets in the world.  The Forum Shops is recognized for its unique combination of top retail, dining, entertainment, excellent location and exciting ambiance featuring 150 specialty shops and 15 restaurants.  Additional information may be accessed at www.forumshops.com.
 
High-res images and additional information is available upon request. Find The Forum Shops on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/ForumShops  and follow www.twitter.com/the_forum_shops.
 
ABOUT FASHION’S NIGHT OUT
Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative originally created in 2009 to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, and boost the industry’s economy during the recession. On September 8, 2011, in response to overwhelming demand, Fashion’s Night Out will return to New York City and over 100 cities nationwide to highlight fashion and support retail with exciting events that include designer appearances, celebrity guests, fashion shows and musical performances. In the United States, the program is a collaboration between American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company, and the City of New York. For more information visit www.fashionsnightout.com, or join us on Facebook and Twitter (@fnonyc, #FNO)

 

Top 3 Finalists in The Forum Shops Search for Las Vegas’ Best New Designer

 

 

THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS ANNOUNCES TOP THREE FINALISTS IN THEIR SEARCH FOR LAS VEGAS’ BEST NEW DESIGNER

Awarding of Las Vegas’ Best New Designer Hosted By Caesars Palace
Headliner Matt Goss, Fashion Shows, Parties, Entertainment & In-Store
Events All Part of Fashion’s Night Out Global Celebration of Shopping on
Thursday, September 8

After a month-long online search and public voting period which saw thousands of people casting their votes for the soon-to-be-named Las Vegas’ Best Designer, the Top 3 Finalists have been selected, and they are Las Vegas’ very own: Mikayla Marruja, Frankie Ortiz and Jimi Urquiaga

Recognized as one of the finest luxury shopping destinations in the world, The Forum Shops at Caesars is making Fashion’s Night Out especially lucky for one of these aspiring local designers as they are awarded the first-ever title of Las Vegas’ Best New Designer by Caesars Palace headline entertainer Matt Goss live from the fashion runway on Thursday, September 8 at 6:30 p.m. 
 
The Top Three designers from the online competition that began in July will all be featured in a special fashion show taking place directly over The Forum Shops famed reflecting pool near the spiral escalator.  The lucky winner will then be named by Caesars Palace headliner Matt Goss. Following the fashion show, each of the Top Three designers will showcase their winning looks around the Festival Fountains throughout the night’s festivities.
 
The finalist’s style and vision range from funky with a classic twist to bold to trendy with a feminine flair each of the applicants have demonstrated that they deserve a spot in the Top Three. In addition to winning bragging rights and having their fashion featured on the runway, the winner will also take home a $500 shopping spree from The Forum Shops and an opportunity to spend a “Day in the Life” with Vegas Magazine editor Abby Tegnelia. The Forum Shops will also be providing the Art Institute of Las Vegas with a scholarship.
 
Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops promises a magical evening of fashion shows, exceptional in-store events, product demonstrations, parties, giveaways and special restaurant offerings. Further creating a distinctly celebratory vibe, special lounge areas, photo booths and entertainment can be discovered throughout the retail destination.
 
High fashion will also be in the house with several additional hourly fashion shows featuring more than 25 specialty retail partners.  A specially designed runway has been created and will be placed over The Forum Shops famed reflecting pool; providing three floors of unique viewing areas. Informal modeling will also be featured in the area.  
 
More than 75 retailers at The Forum Shops are participating including:  Agent Provocateur, Anne Fontaine, Ann Taylor, Baccarat, Bally, Bettie Page, Brighton Collectibles, Brooks Brothers, Caché, Casa Fuente, Coach, Couture Collections, Custo Barcelona, David Yurman, De Beers, Dior Beauty, DKNY, Dolce & Gabbana, Donald J Pliner, Elie Tahari, Emilio Pucci, Emporio Armani, Eric Andrew Collection, Fendi, Fresh, Gap, Giuseppe Zanotti, Gucci, GUESS, GUESS by Marciano, H & M, Hyde Park, Inglot, Intermix, James Perse, Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos, Juicy Couture, Judith Ripka, Kids Kastle, Kiehl’s Since 1851, Lacoste, Longchamp, MAC Cosmetics, Marc Jacobs, Marshall Rousso, Michael Kors, Montblanc, Pandora, Reed Krakoff, Salvatore Ferragamo, Scoop NYC, Shooz at The Forum, Sony Style,  Stuart Weitzman, St. John, Swarovski, Tadashi, Ted Baker London, Thomas Pink, Tod’s, Tommy Bahama,  Tourneau Time Dome, Tumi, UGG Australia, Valentino, Vilebrequin and Y-3.
 
Additionally, several of The Forum Shops restaurants are participating with special food and drink offers including; BOA Steakhouse, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab, The Palm LV, Planet Hollywood, P.J. Clarke’s, Spago, Sushi Roku and Trevi Italian Restaurant. 
 
For an ongoing, updated comprehensive listing of all Fashion’s Night Out, go to forumshopsfno.com.
 

ABOUT THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS
The Forum Shops at Caesars opened 283,000 square feet in May 1992 to immediate success.  An August 1997 expansion to 500,000 square feet continued the momentum.  The third phase of The Forum Shops’ growth was a three-level expansion extending from the existing retail, dining and entertainment icon to
the famed Las Vegas Strip adding 175,000 square feet, with completion October 2004.  A grand pedestrian plaza entrance on Las Vegas Boulevard further validates The Forum Shops as one of the finest luxury shopping streets in the world.  The Forum Shops is recognized for its unique combination of top retail, dining, entertainment, excellent location and exciting ambiance featuring 150 specialty shops and 15 restaurants.  Additional information may be accessed at forumshops.com.Find TheForum Shops on Facebook at facebook.com/ForumShops and follow twitter.com/the_forum_shops.

ABOUT FASHION’S NIGHT OUT
Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative originally created in 2009 to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, and boost the industry’s economy during the recession. On September 8, 2011, in response to overwhelming demand, Fashion’s Night Out will return to New York City and over 100 cities nationwide to highlight fashion and support retail with exciting events that include designer appearances, celebrity guests, fashion shows and musical performances. In the United States, the program is a collaboration between American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company, and the City of New York. For more information visit  fashionsnightout.com, or join us on Facebook and Twitter (@fnonyc, #FNO)