Style Scoop


Sak it to Me: Have the chance to get a signature tote and seven-piece gift set at The Lancome Experience now through Saturday at Saks Fifth Avenue. Call 940-1265 for more information.

Nail It: TV Guide introduces a new reality show, "Nail Files," Tuesday. It's from the producers of "Jersey Shore" and stars Katie Cazorla, owner of The Painted Nail in Hollywood. To promote the show, Cazorla and the Mobile Spa truck will be at Town Square from noon to 8 p.m. Friday giving free minimanicures to men and women. The truck will drive up and down the Strip on Saturday.

Scents and Sensibility: The Village Lake Las Vegas has launched The Fragrance Factory, a fragrance bar focused on aromatherapy and natural preservation. Rather than being restricted to one perfume, customers create their own signature scents with more than 50 therapeutic, grade-essential oils from around the world.

Adore Dior: Enjoy the Be Iconic with Dior event from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Dior Beauty in the Forum Shops at Caesars. Attendees will learn the hottest runway tricks from the Dior National Team. Call 369-6072 to reserve a seat.

Sky's the Limit: OpenSky, a new social network for shopping, has launched. It's been described as Twitter meets HSN in that visitors can connect with their favorite celebrities and experts to get regular recommendations on products they love. There are currently 50 different curators in style, food, design and health. They include Bobby Flay, Padma Lakshmi, Cynthia Rowley, Molly Sims and Valerie Waters.

On Target: Target is partnering with internationally renowned designer Josie Natori to introduce its first limited-edition collection of lingerie and loungewear. Josie Natori for Target features bras, panties, sleepwear, loungewear, camis and chemises ranging from $9.99-$34.99 and will launch in October. Target also will partner with designers Albertus Swanepoel and Dana Kellin to introduce two affordable limited-edition accessories collections in time for the holidays.

Open Up Shop: The international thrift retailer Savers has opened its sixth Las Vegas store at 8530 W. Lake Mead Blvd. The new store has even more unexpected treasures and houses a community donation center benefitting Safe Nest and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada.

Neimans News: The Be Iconic with Dior event is from 1 to 5 p.m. today in cosmetics at Neiman Marcus. Learn the hottest runway tricks from the Dior national team. Attend an Akris Punto clinic Wednesday in the designer department.

Best in Show: A recent Consumer Reports customer care poll ranked Dillard's as the best big-box store. Kmart, Sam's Club and Walmart ranked last. The sales staff at each store was used as the yardstick for rankings.

Web Weaving: Tiffany & Co. has launched a new website, whatmakeslovetrue.com, as the go-to resource for romantics everywhere. Visitors will find a compendium of tips for love-struck couples gleaned from Tiffany's 175 years in business.

For the Groom: To celebrate couples "tying the knot" during the year of the royal wedding, Thomas Pink has launched a Tie the Knot shopping event that offers benefits to the groom and his party of best men and ushers. Features include glasses of Chandon Rose and complimentary cigars, a team of personal stylists to assist shopping, a class on different ways to tie a tie and bow tie, tips on how to fold and wear a breast handkerchief and a class on how to iron a shirt. Terms and conditions apply. Visit thomaspink.com for locations.

Coming Soon: Las Vegas Premium Outlets North has opened a new Steve Madden store. A Coach Men's store and Tumi store will open by the end of the month. Las Vegas Premium Outlets South (previously Las Vegas Outlet Center) has expanded and rebranded itself. Now open are Guess Factory Store, Loft Outlet, Michael Kors, True Religion Brand Jeans, Under Armor, New Balance Factory Store and Coach Men's. The following stores are coming soon: Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Outlet and Puma.

Fabulous Forum: The Forum Shops at Caesars will welcome the following boutiques by the end of fall: Christian Louboutin; Hublot; Rimowa; Panerai; and Sephora.

Love Story: Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Luxor invites lovebirds to start a new life together at one of the most romantic and recognized locations on earth, the grand staircase of the RMS Titanic. Up to 15 guests can fit in the opulent architecture. For more information, call 1-866-458-8968.

By Design: To educate Las Vegans on shopping and buying at the Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas, the center is hosting a one-hour guided tour complete with coffee, bagels and advice by design gurus. The Design Center 101 tour will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Teen Dream: The Galleria at Sunset and Shoptopia invite teens to showcase their personal style and have a chance to win $1,000 now through August. Kids 13 and older can compete to put together a stylish ensemble using clothes at Galleria at Sunset. Visit galleriaatsunset.shoptopia.com for details.

How To: Michael Boychuck's salon, COLOR at Caesars Palace, has launched "Find Your Color with Kate," a series of YouTube makeup tutorials by Kate Stromberg, COLOR's director of cosmetics. The latest tutorial features former Zowie Bowie headliner Marley Taylor who stars in the Bombshell segment. Learn how to create sultry bedroom eyes and the perfect matte red lips. Visit youtube.com/caesarspalace to view the tutorials.

 

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