A CULINARY CELEBRATION – VEGAS UNCORK’D: This month, Las Vegas welcomes Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit, a unique, four-day culinary extravaganza. Without question, the highlight of this foodie celebration is the Grand Tasting event on Friday, May 6. The Forum Shops at Caesars is once again participating in this destination-wide celebration. Roman handmaidens will welcome guests at The Forum Shops distinctive booth located near the entrance of the Grand Tasting event. Visit The Forum Shops booth and register to win a $500, $1,000 or $2,000 luxury shopping spree at The Forum Shops.
Set amidst the dazzling and dramatic five-acre Garden of the Gods pool oasis at Caesars Palace, the Grand Tasting will feature more than 50 award-winning chefs and more than 100 of the best wines and spirits from around the world. Guests at the evening event will enjoy a staggering variety of signature dishes prepared by the city’s most celebrated chefs. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.VegasUncorked.com.
DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT – ELIE TAHARI: You may have seen design icon Elie Tahari recently showing the best looks for spring on The View on ABC or discussing how he has fashioned an empire on CBS Sunday Morning. If you didn’t catch him on television, you can still catch his stylish and desirable clothes and accessories at The Forum Shops at Caesars. Designer Elie Tahari has excelled at creating stylish clothes for more than 35 years, and has built one of the most successful fashion brands in the world. With his unique talent for dressing modern, sexy, sophisticated women, Tahari continues to delight women and his ongoing global success has resulted in expansions into a full menswear line and into accessories with a luxury shoe and bag collection. Women have been drawn to Elie Tahari’s designs for decades and his clientele continues to revel in the feminine, sensual fabrics, subtle textures and detailing that have come to define the much-loved brand. Elie Tahari has come to characterize modern sophistication with his inspired collections of understated grace and elegance. The Elie Tahari Spring 2011 women’s collection is no exception. Designed with the romantic jet-set in mind, the collection brings breaths of nostalgia into the modern woman’s lifestyle.
VEGAS SPOTLIGHT ITEM – JUDITH LEIBER CHILDREN’S ARTWORK BAG: Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Look no further than Judith Leiber where you’ll find the new Children’s Artwork Bag, a special custom-made piece providing a unique opportunity to cherish a child’s artwork forever. An ultimate collectible, the limited-edition evening bag features customized children’s artwork, as submitted by the customer, and rendered in signature Austrian crystals set on a shimmering minaudière. Each bag is handcrafted and executed with a full color reproduction of the artwork, and engraved with the child’s name and date.
FORUM FASHION FORWARD TIP: This month, show mom you truly care with something special from The Forum Shops at Caesars where retailers are celebrating mothers all month long. Find the perfect accessory for the mom’s in your life. At De Beers you’ll discover stunning jewelry in the Atea and Lucky Coins collection – the ideal way to spell out just how you feel about her. How about the perfect handbag or tote? Longchamp has an Imperial Hobo Bag in a natural hue and a gorgeous Darshan Floral large tote bag in fuschia. Baccarat boutique offers a lovely Eye Vase in midnight that Mom is sure to treasure. Or, pick up the ideal candle collection for your mom with the Island Shot candles, a seven-piece set at Tommy Bahama. Help moms of all ages feel youthful and refreshed with Youth Regenerating Cream from Kiehls Since 1851. Show your mom how “sweet” you think she truly is with a Spring Package of favorites from Max Brenner – a collection of delicious chocolate treats. Many of the fine restaurants at The Forum Shops are also offering special Mother’s Day menus and promotions. P.J. Clarke’s and La Salsa both offer a mom’s eat free on Mother’s Day special – some restrictions apply. Or, treat Mom to a special dining experience at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab on Sunday, May 8th. Joe’s is offering not just one, but two, three-course lunch and dinner menus, both sure to put a smile on Mom’s face.