Bead Bonanza: Ice Jewelry and Chamilia, a custom jewelry company, will offer women an exclusive opportunity to create personalized bracelets, necklaces and earrings from hundreds of stylish designer beads Nov. 13 at Ice Jewelry at The Shoppes at The Palazzo. There will be refreshments, music and giveaways. RSVP at 369-2955.
Gifts on Wheels: Celebrating 50 years of Hello Kitty and friends, Sanrio has joined forces with Target to bring a party to fans of all ages with Small Gift, the eight-week mobile pop-up tour. Bringing this fun and unique experience directly to fans through the newest trend of fashion trucks, two trailers wrapped in Sanrio graphics roll into Town Square from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 13-14. First 50 people in attendance get goody bags.
MAC Attack: Guests are invited to a live performance of "A Tartan Tale," a theatrical production that animates the festive air of the posh, punk and plaid Tartan Ball. After the performance, guests will be tartened up by MAC artists providing complimentary makeovers, highlighting the MAC Tartan Tale collection. The event is from noon to 7 p.m. Nov. 12-13 at MAC at the Forum Shops at Caesars.
Cosmetics Craze: Polish-based cosmetics company Inglot has opened another Vegas boutique at Town Square, housing more than 1,500 colors for the face, eyes, eyebrows, lips and nails. Its Freedom System allows guests to mix and match 450 lip pigments, 550 eye shades, 300 facial hues and 300 nail colors.
Here Comes the Bride: Brides Across America, a nationwide charity dedicated to providing free wedding gowns for military brides, announced today that Las Vegas bridal salon Couture Bride will be giving away free designer wedding gowns, which include but are not limited to Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera. For more information on the Nov. 11 event, call 647-7778. Log onto bridesacrossamerica.com for qualifications.
Beautiful Delivery: The first online, monthly beauty subscription offering a curated assortment of the newest, deluxe, high-end product samples has launched at birchbox.com. It's a streamlined way for women to try products before investing in them for $10 a month. Deliveries can include brands such as NARS, Kiehl's and Benefit.
Crystal Clear: A three-level, 21,000-square-foot Prada store has opened at Crystals at CityCenter. It carries the complete men's and women's ready-to-wear collections and footwear, as well as limited-edition handbags and playful accessories dedicated to Las Vegas. Crystals also has opened a new Gucci boutique with men's and women's apparel, leather goods, shoes, watches, jewelry, sunglasses and accessories at the 15,000-square-foot space.
Makeup Magic: Sephora at The Venetian has opened a MAKE UP FOREVER Boutique & Studio, complete with a more extensive product selection, interactive tools, education and artistry.
Open for Biz: Square Colour Salon + Spa has moved into a new location at 1225 S. Fort Apache Road. The salon has 30 hair stations, three treatment rooms and is a modern, minimalistic design. Square carries L'Oreal Professional, Kerastase, Shu Uemura, Dermalogica and SkinCeuticals. To schedule an appointment, call 255-7050.
Social Scene: Check out The Venetian and The Palazzo Social Rewards, a social media loyalty program, at venetianpalazzo.socialrewards.com. The program monitors and tracks tweets, and provides the user with points to be redeemed toward goods and services at the resorts.
What Suits You: For one day only, Nov. 12, United Way's Women's Leadership Council will collect gently used suits and professional attire to be donated to local area shelters and nonprofits that assist women in need. Drive-through donations can be made in the United Way parking lot at 1660 E. Flamingo Road.