The Forum Shops at Caesars To Welcome New Fashion, Luxury Brands and Restaurants in 2014

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THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS IS HOME TO DISTINCTIVE BRANDS

AND LUXURY RETAIL LOCATIONS 

 
EXCITING NEW SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS COMING SOON INCLUDING
POLO RALPH LAUREN, BLANCPAIN, MULBERRY, NARS, 
AND BORDER GRILL
 
Iconic Shopping Center Continues to Introduce High Fashion,  
Luxury Brands and Diverse Dining Destinations to Las Vegas 

 

 Globally recognized as the premier address for luxury retail and distinguished restaurants, The Forum Shops at Caesars continues to lead the way in being home to the world’s most illustrious and sought after brands. The Forum Shops remains an industry leader that has consistently shown strong sales growth year over year. Since January 2013, The Forum Shops has updated its popular animatronic attraction The Atlantis Show, welcomed 15 new tenants and celebrated the remodel and expansion of six others. Looking ahead, The Forum Shops will greet a number of additional new retailers and restaurants in the coming year and will begin a property enhancement project to improve ease of customer access to its third level.

 

New Stores and Restaurants
This past year, a variety of new stores debuted inside the retail destination including world-renowned French jewelry maison Van Cleef & Arpels, REDValentino, Sergio Rossi and L.K. Bennett. Additionally, luxury western retailer Kemo Sabe opened its first location outside of Colorado and unveiled its new boutique. Also opening in 2013, M.Missoni, Sandro and Valentino Accessories. NYC’s legendary family-style Italian eatery Carmine’s opened its first west coast location inside The Forum Shops at Caesars last year.
“Kemo Sabe set its sights on the best of the best,” said owner Nancy Yoder. “It was a lofty goal to become a part of The Forum Shops and we wanted to bring our very hands-on approach to making customers feel our brand of retail experience.  We are having a blast meeting new customers and excited to show our customers from Aspen and Vail our new store.  Kemo Sabe is excited to show visitors to The Forum Shops a new experience, something they don’t get to experience every day.”

 

Expansions and Remodels
In order to better serve customer needs, another five retailers within the famed center have either expanded or remodeled including; David Yurman, Jimmy Choo, Tod’s, Tory Burch, Pandora and Peter Lik Gallery.

 

“The Forum Shops at Caesars remains the most-desirable shopping destination and the location of choice for new retailers and existing retailers entering the market,” said Vicki Hanor, executive vice president of leasing, Simon Property Group. “A number of tenants continue to invest in their Forum Shops location in order to increase merchandise mix, enhance the customer experience and introduce new concepts.

 

In addition to the expansion and remodeling of stores, The Forum Shops at Caesars is undergoing a property enhancement that improves customer access and increases sight lines from the second level to third level of the shopping center.

 

Coming Soon
The Forum Shops continues to be the most valuable retail and entertainment real estate in Las Vegas and attracts an impressive variety of new retailers and brands reaffirming that it is the foremost retail destination in Las Vegas.

 

New retailers and restaurants for 2014 that are opening soon at The Forum Shops include:

 

Blancpain: Blancpain has been making mechanical watches that set standards of excellence since 1735. A custodian of watchmaking tradition, Blancpain nevertheless seeks to surprise with its spirit of innovation and taste for the provocative.

 

Mulberry: Mulberry brings its beautiful leather products crafted from the most carefully chosen and exquisite natural leathers to The Forum Shops. Each individual bag is the result of highly skilled craftsmanship married with creativity, imagination and innovation. From its home to its most iconic signature pieces, Mulberry is an iconic English luxury brand.

 

Carl Barbato, President, Mulberry North America said, “At Mulberry we are thrilled to share our new concept boutique with the Las Vegas market. The Forum Shops at Caesars was a natural location for the Vegas debut of Mulberry as the energy and location of this luxury shopping destination is unparalleled. It’s an honor to be surrounded by such prestigious brands and we look forward to our entry into the vibrant city of Las Vegas this fall.”

 

NARS: Founded by make-up artist and photographer François Nars, the cosmetics and skin care company will open inside The Forum Shops offering a complete line of the popular make up and skincare collections.

 

Polo Ralph Lauren: The iconic American designer Ralph Lauren brings the corporation’s flagship brand to The Forum Shops at Caesars.

 

Border Grill: Border Grill Chef/Owners Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, of Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” and Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales,” will be offering their critically acclaimed, modern Mexican cuisine in a visually stunning new restaurant slated to open on the first level of The Forum Shops at Caesars this summer.

 

“One of the reasons we are so excited about this location is we feel that being in The Forum Shops we will be able to reach so many guests who travel from all around the world to experience this incredible shopping mall,” said Susan Feniger. “Not only will we see the Caesars’ guest, but it gives us a chance to feed customers from each and every hotel since everyone wants to visit The Forum Shops.”

 

Mary Sue Milliken, chef/co-owner of Border Grill restaurants and Border Grill Truck adds, “We’ve been considering a second Las Vegas location for a while, keeping our eyes open for the right opportunity and we believe The Forum Shops is a fabulous fit for Border Grill. We are thrilled to be opening with a vibrant, cutting-edge design, as well as lots of new dishes to showcase the latest and greatest ingredients we’ve discovered.”

 

The Forum Shops at Caesars welcomes more than 28 million visitors each year, a testament to its lasting momentum. Today, more than 20 years after its initial opening, The Forum Shops continues to be the top performing enclosed luxury retail shopping center worldwide and serves as the industry benchmark enjoying unparalleled success as the leading retail, dining and entertainment destination.

 

“Without question, The Forum Shops at Caesars has helped the city gain international recognition as a global shopping destination. As a result, the consumer continues to associate Las Vegas with luxury brand retail,” said Maureen Crampton, Director of Marketing and Business Development, The Forum Shops. “The key to our  ongoing success remains in the fact that The Forum Shops is a must-see destination for locals, domestic travelers and international visitors who are looking for unique shopping and restaurant experiences.”

Las Vegas Headliners Join the Party for Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops at Caesars

Las Vegas Headliners Join the Party for Fashion’s Night Out at
The Forum Shops at Caesars
Matt Goss, Showgirls from Jubilee!, Chippendales, Frank Marino’s Divas,
and Anthony Cools Among Those Celebrating Fashion’s Night Out
The third annual Fashion’s Night Out is a Vegas-style celebration with iconic local headliners attending the celebrated event on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Forum Shops at Caesars. A number of Las Vegas’ most popular celebrities and entertainers will be on hand to take part in special activities, in-store events, product demonstrations, parties and promotional giveaways.

Look for international singing sensation and Caesars Palace headline entertainer Matt Goss during Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops. His weekend show inside The Gossy Room at Caesars Palace is a very contemporary reinvention of vintage Rat Pack Vegas and features a dynamic blend of musical talent.
The Fashion’s Night Out experience gets even glitzier this year as legendary showgirls from Jubilee! join the celebration. For more than 30 years, the lavish stage spectacular has been an iconic Vegas-style production show at Bally’s Las Vegas garnishing awards year after year. Jubilee! is the last authentic showgirl revue in the city and remains synonymous with Las Vegas.
Chippendale performers will be joining guests and adding a quiver of excitement to the evening at select menswear locations. These handsome male performers can be seen at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, where they entertain inside the Chippendales Theater.
Shop and party all night with superstar female impersonators who uncannily duplicate the likenesses of Britney Spears, Cher, Diana Ross, Beyonce, Madonna, Dolly Parton, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Katy Perry from Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas at Imperial Palace.
Also on hand will be world famous hypnotist Anthony Cools, known for his raw and uninhibited attitude. Anthony Cools headlines inside the Anthony Cools Experience showroom at Paris Las Vegas.
Of course, the spotlight will be on fashion during Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops. Live models throughout the retail center will be styled in fashions and accessories from Alfred Dunhill, Anne Fontaine, Bebe, Bettie Page, Brighton Collections, Cache, Custo Barcelona, DKNY, Donald J Pliner, Elie Tahari, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Gap, John Varvatos, Judith Leiber, Juicy Couture, Pal Zileri, Pandora, St John, Tommy Bahama, Tommy Bahama Women, True Religion, Vilebrequin, and Y-3.
Get in full party mode with live DJs and refreshments at 7 For All Mankind, Bebe, DKNY, Giuseppe Zanotti, La Perla, Ted Baker London, UGG Australia, and Y-3. For specialty cocktails and light bites, try Elie Tahari, Gucci, Scoop NYC, Tadashi, and Valentino. Keep the cocktail parties going with champagne and desserts at Emilio Pucci, Tory Burch, and Brighton Collections. Finish off the veritable buffet with hot chocolate at Vosges Haut Chocolat.
If you love to love a sale, many retailers are offering special discounts for Fashion’s Night Out including Antiquities, Baccarat, Bettie Page, Custo Barcelona, Gap, Intermix, Kiehl’s Since 1851, and Lacoste.
The only thing possibly better than a sale is a gift, and Fashion’s Night Out has plenty of those. Enjoy gifts, gifts with purchase, samples and register-to-win events at Agent Provocateur, Donald J Pliner, Fresh, Hublot, Inglot, Judith Leiber, Juicy Couture, Roman Times, Thomas Pink, Tommy Bahama, Tommy Bahama Women, True Religion, Y-3, Vilebrequin, and for M loyalty members at Guess by Marciano.
Visit Dior Beauty for makeup demonstrations, Anne Fontaine for makeup demonstrations plus a register-to-win giveaway, Sephora for makeup demonstrations plus samples and makeup express service, and MAC Cosmetics for a free makeup application with purchase!
If raffles are just your ticket, stop by Blink Optical, De Beers, Judith Ripka, Kate Spade, and Michael Kors.
Other exclusive events will include a VEGAS magazine photo booth at Marc by Marc Jacobs along with a new fragrance launch, free Astrology and Chinese Tarot card readings at Eric Andrew Collection, a “Crazy Carat” showcase at Fendi, Judith Ripka will raffle a signed Judith Ripka coffee table book, a trunk show at Pal Zileri, a gift drawing at Pandora, and other special in-store events and offerings from Ann Taylor, Bally, Cache, Casa Fuente, Coach, Hearts On Fire, Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos, Marc Jacobs, Mont Blanc, Reed Krakoff, St John, H&M, Alfred Dunhill and Tod’s.
Many of the distinctive restaurants inside The Forum Shops are also getting in on the fun with special cocktail creations and promotions. Enjoy a Chocolate Stiletto drink special at Max Brenner – Chocolate by the Bald Man, a complimentary appetizer with purchase of a specialty cocktail at The Palm Las Vegas, discounted cocktails at Planet Hollywood Restaurant & Bar and Sushi Roku, specialty drinks at Trevi Italian Restaurant and Spago, complimentary fare by Il Mulino New York at Judith Ripka, and a special menu at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab with a donation of $1 to Three Square for every piece of seasonal pie ordered.
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.
ABOUT FASHION’S NIGHT OUT
Established in 2009, Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence and boost the industry¹s economy. In the United States, the program is 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, powered by QVC, or join us on Facebook and Twitter (www.twitter.com/fnonyc).

Celebrate Shopping at Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops

Celebrate Style During Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops
 

 

Save the date for the leading fashion event in Las Vegas, the 3rd annual Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops at Caesars on Thursday, September 6 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The stage is set for a festival of fashion with entertainment; refreshments; one-of-a-kind in-store events; giveaways; celebrity appearances; gifts, samples, and limited edition products.

 

In addition, this year’s Fashion’s Night Out attendees can also register to win one of three $500 shopping sprees to be given away near The Fountain of the Gods at 9 p.m.  With more than 160 specialty stores and restaurants, there’s plenty for all to see, do, and enjoy.

 

Get in full party mode with live DJs and refreshments at 7 For All Mankind, Bebe, DKNYUgg Australia, and Y-3. And if you can’t get enough of all things British after the London Olympics, Ted Baker London will host a Brit-themed bash with British refreshments, music, and complimentary tote bags with any purchase. You’ll also want to visit Giuseppe Zanotti’s soirée featuring a trunk show and the La Perla register-to-win giveaway gala.

 

Keep the cocktail parties going with champagne and desserts at Emilio Pucci, Tory Burch, and Brighton Collections. For specialty cocktails and light bites, try Elie Tahari, Gucci, Scoop NYC, Tadashi, and Valentino. Finish off the veritable buffet with hot chocolate at Vosges Haut Chocolat.

 

If you love to love a sale, many retailers are offering special discounts for Fashion’s Night Out including Antiquities, Baccarat, Bettie Page, Custo Barcelona, Gap, Intermix, Kiehl’s Since 1851, and Lacoste.

 

The only thing possibly better than a sale is a gift, and Fashion’s Night Out has plenty of those. Enjoy gifts with purchase at Agent Provocateur, Donald J Pliner, Hublot, Judith Leiber, Roman Times, Thomas Pink, True Religion, Y-3, Vilebrequin, and for M loyalty members at Guess by Marciano. Inglot will also offer a gift with purchase, as well as a free makeover! And at Fresh, enjoy a complimentary facial as well as your gift with purchase and register-to-win gift bag. Juicy Couture will offer a gift with purchase, as well as a chance to sample their new fragrance launching at Fashion’s Night Out, Viva La Juicy La Fleur. A limited edition scarf exclusively designed for Fashion’s Night Out will also be available as a gift with purchase at Tommy Bahama and Tommy Bahama Women.

 

Not sure if you’ve got that smoky eye just right? Visit Dior Beauty for makeup demonstrations, Anne Fontaine for makeup demonstrations plus a register-to-win giveaway, Sephora for makeup demonstrations plus samples and makeup express service, and MAC Cosmetics for a free makeup application with purchase!

 

If raffles are just your ticket, stop by Blink Optical, De Beers, Judith Ripka, Kate Spade, and Michael Kors.

 

Other exclusive events will include a Vegas magazine photo booth at Marc by Marc Jacobs along with a new fragrance launch, free Astrology and Chinese Tarot card readings at Eric Andrew Collection, a “Crazy Carat” showcase at Fendi, Judith Ripka will raffle a signed Judith Ripka coffee table book, a trunk show at Pal Zileri, a gift drawing at Pandora, and other special in-store events and offerings from Ann Taylor, Bally, Cache, Casa Fuente, Coach, Hearts On Fire, Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos, Marc Jacobs, Mont Blanc, Reed Krakoff, St John, H&M, Alfred Dunhill and Tod’s.

 

Many of the distinctive restaurants inside The Forum Shops are also getting in on the fun with special cocktail creations and promotions. Enjoy a Chocolate Stiletto drink special at Max Brenner – Chocolate by the Bald Man, a complimentary appetizer with purchase of a specialty cocktail at The Palm Las Vegas, discounted cocktails at Planet Hollywood Restaurant & Bar and Sushi Roku, specialty drinks at Trevi Italian Restaurant and Spago, complimentary fare by Il Mulino New York at Judith Ripka, and a special menu at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab with a donation of $1 to Three Square for every piece of seasonal pie ordered.

 

Recognized worldwide as one of the finest luxury shopping streets in the world, The Forum Shops is joining the global celebration of style and self-expression through fashion with an evening like no other. Don’t miss Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops!

 

The Forum Shops Announces Top 10 in Las Vegas Designer Search!

THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS ANNOUNCES TOP 10 FINALISTS
IN THEIR SEARCH FOR LAS VEGAS’ BEST NEW DESIGNER

Online Public Voting Now Live at facebook.com/theforumshops

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
 
 
Recognized as one of the finest luxury shopping destinations in the world, The Forum Shops at Caesars and the Art Institute of Las Vegas have conducted a ground-breaking search for Las Vegas’ Best New Designer, and the Top 10 Finalists have been chosen with one talented designer set to win the title at Fashion’s Night Out on Thursday, September 8, 2011.

 
As part of the exciting journey which began by submitting their video applications, the Top 3 designers from the competition will all be featured in a special fashion show taking place directly over The Forum Shops famed reflecting pool.  The lucky winner will then be named by Caesars Palace headliner Matt Goss. Additionally, each of the Top 3 designers will have the opportunity to showcase their winning look during the night’s festivities. 
 
The finalists style and vision range from vintage to hippie with a rock twist to evening wear, and all the applicants have proved that they deserve a spot in the Top 10.   From August 22 through August 30, the public will have a chance to help choose the winner by voting for their favorite designer only at facebook.com/theforumshops. After tabulating the votes and the combined scores from the judging panel, the Top 3 Finalists will be announced on September 2nd.  Each of these designers will then be invited to participate in the special fashion show taking place in honor of Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops. 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. The Forum Shops will also be providing the Art Institute of Las Vegas with a $2000 scholarship.
 
 
The Top 10 Las Vegas Best Designer Finalists are:
  1. Amanda Wesselman
  2. Denise Barr
  3. Felipe Quinonez
  4. Frankie Ortiz
  5. Jimi Urquiaga
  6. Jose Ambriz
  7. Megan Thompson
  8. Mikayla Marrujo
  9. Shawna Real
  10. Susan Tosches-Deneau
 
“We were so excited about the level of enthusiasm from the applicants. …they were original, talented and distinctive,” explains Maureen Crampton, director of marketing, The Forum Shops.  “This project proved that we have a great deal of talent right here in Las Vegas, and we are proud to have provided a platform for them to gain more attention and awareness.  They are all winners in our eyes!”  
 
“The Art Institute of Las Vegas is very proud to be part of this competition,” explains Nancy Bohnett, Academic Director Interior Design & Fashion and Retail Management & Drafting Technology and Design.  “It’s so important to support local programs and our own talent here in Las Vegas.   We have seen so much excitement from our own students and staff, and we have worked with the team at The Forum Shops to make sure all potential designers were aware of this unique search.”
 
High fashion will also be in the house with several 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.  Adding to the excitement and further creating a distinctly celebratory vibe, special lounge areas, photo booths and entertainment can be discovered throughout the retail destination.
 
With 75 participating retailers, there will be plenty of fun things to see and do for fashion’s biggest party during Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops. Enjoy makeovers with the talented experts at Dior Beauty where you’ll find a special makeup artist in-store. See what good fortune is in your cards with astrology and Chinese tarot readings at Eric Andrew Collection. Help Haiti with the purchase of a special T-shirt at Valentino where you’ll also find champagne and appetizers.  Enjoy special refreshments in-store at Custo Barcelona, DKNY, Giuseppe Zanotti, James Perse, St. John, Swarovski, Tadashi, and Vilebrequin. Elie Tahari has exciting festivities in store as will Emporio Armani, Gucci and Longchamp. Stop by Michael Kors for chocolates, champagne and a raffle and Montblanc will have a fine jewelry trunk show. David Yurman is offering champagne and light fare and Donald J Pliner is hosting an in-store fashion show. There will be a DJ and party inside Y-3, H&M and Emilio Pucci and a celebration going on at John Varvatos, Anne Fontaine, Ted Baker London, Bettie Page, Jimmy Choo and Fendi. Treat yourself to complimentary facials and martinis inside Fresh and mini makeovers and refreshments at GUESS and GUESS by Marciano and so much more.
 
Additional participating retailers in this year’s Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops include: Agent Provocateur, Ann Taylor, Baccarat, Bally, Brighton Collectibles, Brooks Brothers, Cache’, Coach, Casa Fuente Cigar Bar, Couture Collections, DeBeers, Dolce & Gabbana, Gap, Hyde Park, Inglot, Intermix, Judith Leiber, Judith Ripka, Juicy Couture, Kids Kastle, Kiehl’s Since 1851 and Lacoste.
 
Fashion’s Night Out festivities are also in store at MAC Cosmetics, Marc Jacobs, Marshall Rousso, Reed Krakoff, Salvatore Ferragamo, Scoop NYC, Shoooz at The Forum, Sony Style, Tod’s, Tommy Bahama, Tourneau, Tumi and  UGG Australia.
 
In addition to the shopping festivities, many of The Forum Shops restaurants including BOA Steakhouse, Max Brenner – Chocolate by the Bald Man, P.J. Clarke’s, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab, Planet Hollywood, Spago, The Palm Las Vegas, Trevi Italian Restaurant  and Sushi Roku, are participating by presenting palette-pleasing Fashion’s Night Out menu items, signature drinks, special offers and activities.
 
For an ongoing, updated comprehensive listing of all Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops activities visit Fashion’s Night Out at The Forum Shops forumshopsfno.com or on facebook.com/ForumShops and follow on twitter.com/the_forum_shops.
 
 
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.
 
ABOUT FASHION’S NIGHT OUT
Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence and boost the industry¹s economy.  In the United States, the program is collaboration between American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company and the City of New York.  On Sept. 10, 2010, Fashion¹s Night Out will return to New York City and launch in cities nationwide to put the fun back in shopping, with designer appearances, live windows, celebrity guests and other special events.  Around the world and led by fifteen international Vogue editions (Australia, Britain, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Taiwan and Turkey), each country will celebrate Fashion’s Night Out on one night between Sept. 7 and Sept. 16, 2010. Fashion¹s Night Out will be the subject of a one-hour special on CBS on Sept. 14, 2010.  For more information visit fashionsnightout.com, powered by QVC, or join us on Facebook and Twitter ( twitter.com/fnonyc).