Giant Illuminated Dragon and More Welcomes Lunar New Year
A legendary creature in Chinese mythology and folklore, the dragon is a traditional symbol of power, strength, and good luck. The Forum Shops at Caesars is sharing this fabled creature in a big way by welcoming a 22-ft. long, 6-ft. wide and 12-ft. high dragon to the world-renowned retail destination. Displayed on the Fortuna Terrace near the entrance to The Forum Shops from Caesars Palace casino for the public to enjoy, the massive 950-lb steel-framed dragon is covered in 30,000 red and amber LED lights, many of which flicker, giving the mythical beast a vibrant look and dynamic feel. While the Chinese New Year begins on February 19, 2015 and it is the Year of the Sheep, the traditional Chinese dragon will be on display throughout the Lunar New Year celebratory season. To further mark Chinese New Year, The Forum Shops at Caesars will again welcome students from the Meadows School, who will perform the traditional dragon parade throughout The Forum Shops at Caesars on Thursday, Feb. 19 beginning at 10 a.m. The cast of singers and dancers includes 120 Meadows students – 60 from kindergarten and 60 from fifth grade plus the school’s very special guest, founder and Mayor of Las Vegas Carolyn Goodman.
A number of Forum Shops retailers are also marking the Lunar New Year season with special events and limited-edition products. To celebrate Chinese New Year, British luxury brand Mulberry has created a limited edition version of its best-selling Cara Delevingne Bag. The Mini Cara Delevingne Bag in Poppy Red Quilted Nappa Leather has an exclusive finishing touch: a stamped ram on the leather keeper symbolizing 2015’s Chinese zodiac sign. There are only eighty-eight Chinese New Year Mini Cara Delevingne Bags, available in selected locations around the world – including The Forum Shops at Caesars. Collectors and guests of Rotella Gallery will not only be engaged with festive decor but the gallery is also highlighting photographs that coincide with the special occasion. In conjunction with the Year of the Goat, Sheep and Ram, Rotella Gallery is highlighting two of photographer Art Wolfe’s brilliantly captured images “Mountain Goat & Kid” and “Huang Shan.” Burberry has a Lunar New Year inspired collection for 2015 including a limited edition Scottish-woven Heritage Cashmere Scarf in camel, stone and charcoal. The scarf is embroidered with the Chinese symbol for good fortune. Burberry monogramming is also available for Lunar New Year gifts. The iconic Heritage cashmere scarves, color block ponchos, and the new My Burberry fragrance for women can be personalized with up to three initials to create bespoke gifts for loved ones. Van Cleef and Arpels spotlight the Midnight Red Dragon timepiece. Set in white gold with the dial crafted of miniature painting in enamel. Swatch is proud to present The Goat’s Keeper, a special watch created in celebration of the 2015 Chinese New Year. Be sure to visit Ermenegildo Zegna to see their window display in honor of Chinese New Year.
Love is in the Air this Valentine’s Day at The Forum Shops
The Forum Shops has the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts that are sure to make your heart beat faster. As they say, diamonds are a girl’s best friend and David Yurman knows that certainly rings true. America’s leading fine jeweler, David Yurman is spotlighting the ideal Valentine’s Day gifts. From an Initial Pinky Ring with diamonds or stunning gold Cable bracelets to the new Starburst designs featuring vivid gemstone, David Yurman has a variety of perfect pieces she’ll love. For him, Forged Carbon Designs are distinctive and stylish. For the fun fashionista, now through Feb 11, Brighton Collectibles is offering a free “My Sweet Valentine Tote” with a single, same-day purchase of $100 or more, while supplies last. Tory Burch has a number of lovely gifts that are sure to please. From a Valentine-inspired hard-shell iPhone case to a distinctive red chain wallet to cosmetic cases and more, Tory Burch has a great variety of heart-pleasing gifts. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Swatch presents its special Unlock My Heart watch. Specialty retailer Henri Bendel has a selection of Valentine’s handbags, jewelry, accessories and more that are sure to make your heart flutter including a floral blossom signature candle and a blush pink mini ring box. Looking for something for the special “him” in your life? Vilebrequin has a selection of men’s swim trucks including the Poppy Red Tropical Pineapple shorts – festive and whimsical. The Forum Shops is also home to Agent Provocateur for beautifully-designed and exceptional quality lingerie and nightwear as well as La Perla, one of the leading creators of luxurious and fashionable lingerie, nightwear, swimwear, and loungewear for women and men. Of course, there’s also the newly-expanded and remodeled two-story Victoria’s Secret now open at The Forum Shops.
Now Open at The Forum Shops
Joining The Forum Shops impressive roster, CHANEL Fragrance, Beauty and Sunglasses opens a first-of-its-kind boutique in Las Vegas at The Forum Shops near the Festival Court. The 850-square-foot boutique showcases coveted CHANEL fragrance, makeup and skincare products, and pairs them with a visually inspiring outpost for CHANEL sunglasses in a one-of-a-kind design concept exclusive to this location.
British Luxury Brand Mulberry Opens First Store in Las Vegas
in The Forum Shops at Caesars
To celebrate its first Las Vegas store opening on Aug. 1, Mulberry has created a capsule collection of stunning limited edition embellished pieces, available exclusively in Las Vegas at Mulberry inside The Forum Shops. A sumptuous black suede clutch, called the Clemmie, is studded with dozens of gunmetal rivets for a truly statement bag. Four classic and exquisitely tailored black dresses are decorated with beading and glass crystal, adding a touch of glamour inspired by an artistic floral motif. A pair of striking embellished high heel sandals completes the look. The Forum Shops store is the first Mulberry store in North America to feature a new store design concept. Inspired by Mulberry’s roots in the English countryside the design uses color and textures inspired by natural materials. Hand-carved and untreated oak is used for shelving, and Somerset limestone is used for the floor, laid out in the style of traditional parquet flooring and reminiscent of traditional English country houses. The store is divided into areas for a calm and elegant shopping environment, with neutral colors allowing the products to stand out. Mulberry commissioned British leather artist Genevieve Bennett to create a stunning collection of leather wall tiles carved out in beautiful tonal leather, of course inspired by Mulberry’s heritage of leather craftsmanship. The Forum shops location features Mulberry’s first ever wall of ‘falling leaves’, taken from the iconic Mulberry tree logo to create a subtle and elegant pattern on a feature wall for all to see.
Property Enhancements and Special Offers from The Forum Shops at Caesars
The premier shopping destination in Las Vegas, The Forum Shops at Caesars, is currently undergoing property enhancements. In the works are exciting new customer amenities and enriched shopping experiences including; the creation of a casual seating area in a lounge setting. Enhancements are also underway to improve customer access and visibility to the third level. To mark the occasion, a number of retailers at The Forum Shops retailers have created some special offers. Stores including; 7 For All Mankind, DKNY, Donald J Pliner, Hublot, Kiehl’s Since 1851, NARS, Roman Times, Vilebrequin, Welcome to Las Vegas, Kids Kastle, Shoooz at The Forum, Swarovski, Davante, Davante Sun, Inglot Cosmetics, Brooks Brothers, Henri Bendel and Michael Kors have special offers and deals available. A number of restaurants at The Forum Shops also have special deals and offers including Carmine’s NYC Family Style Italian Restaurant, Trevi Italian Restaurant, Spago and Sushi Roku.
Christian Louboutin Introduces Signature Nail Polish
The famous red-sole of the incomparable Louboutin shoe is now available as a signature nail polish. The French footwear guru is taking his first steps into the beauty business with a range of signature polishes housed in strikingly tall, spiky bottles. Priced at $50 each, the well-heeled, red nail enamel, Rouge Louboutin, is now available at Christian Louboutin inside The Forum Shops. An additional 30 shades will be available at the end of August. A genuine luxury experience, Louboutin nail polish has among the highest percentage of pigment in the industry and is housed in an eye-catching bottle with a wand-like cap. The designer has grouped his polishes into in three color families — Pop, Nude and Noir.
British retailer, AllSaints is set to launch its new Las Vegas flagship location at The Forum Shops at Caesars later this summer. At more than 12,000 square feet, AllSaints Caesars will be the second largest store in the brands global portfolio and will offer a multi-level shopping experience. Each AllSaints store is unique and AllSaints Caesars is no exception. The store boasts more than 1,400 square feet of digital display screens that will stream the creative content produced by AllSaints Studios. In addition, the store will feature an 8 foot by 4 foot sewing machine table originally constructed in 1906 to make sails for ships. A traditional English red telephone booth modified to house an interactive display will allow customers to shop online, in-store. The exterior facade reinforces the AllSaints values of craftsmanship and digital innovation by featuring 346 sewing machines against a backdrop of more than 1,000 square feet of LED displays. Founded in London in 1994, AllSaints creates design-led clothing for men and women. The brand expresses attitude and individuality through a strong digital presence, deep-rooted links to music, and its film division, AllSaints Studios.
Built For Boot Camp, Nike Introduces the Lunar Cross Element
Even during the summer months, boot camp continues to be a fast favorite of the female athlete. The high intensity training typically lasts more than an hour and includes a running element. With this method in mind, Nike designers set out to create a footwear solution equipped for lengthier workouts completed on a variety of surfaces. The Nike Lunar Cross Element proves to be versatile enough to handle not only the run to and from a boot camp class, but also the variety of movements required throughout the workout. Cushioning was an important consideration for these longer, cardio-heavy workouts.
The Nike Lunar Cross Element provides cushioning, durability and flexibility for high intensity workouts.
Forum Shops Fall Fashion Preview
August represents the last days of summer and is the perfect time to preview fall fashion looks and arrivals. From plaids to color blocking to vintage-inspired looks, The Forum Shops is the perfect place to pick up the best in fall fashion trends. Ted Baker London puts the focus on its luxurious women’s wear clothing and accessories collection for autumn, effortlessly combining vintage-inspired floral prints in a layered and lavish palette of pinks. Plaids are also in focus this fall. Marc by Marc Jacobs showcases the pattern in a red plaid cape, sweater and skirt. For just the right touch of plaid, Donald J Pliner is featuring tartan print shoes. For items that easily transition from summer to fall, H&M has the perfect pieces inside the three-level fashion metropolis. Spot tops, dresses and accessories that deliver stylish yet affordable options. Tight knits are also taking the spotlight this autumn. Michael Kors featured the fashion on the runway as did Tory Burch.