Style Scoop


Reality Runway: Dillard's has collaborated with Korto Momolu, "Project Runway" finalist for season five, who has designed a line of handbags and jewelry available at the department store. Momolu will visit Dillard's at Fashion Show mall from 2 to 4 p.m. today in the handbag department. Meet the designer, who specializes in colorful, diverse looks, and see her newest collections.

Prom Time: Jessica McClintock at Fashion Show mall is accepting gently used dresses for Las Vegas Prom Closet, a nonprofit organization that provides complimentary dresses and accessories for local teens who would otherwise not be able to purchase a dress. In exchange for dress donations, Jessica McClintock is offering a 15 percent discount on any new dress purchase. Donations will be accepted throughout 2010.

Sak it to Me: Saks Fifth Avenue will celebrate its Vegas Dozen 2010: The Men We Love and Why We Love Them April 14 at 6 p.m. Twelve men from various backgrounds and professions who exemplify great personal and professional commitment to the community will be honored with the Vegas Dozen Award. The event benefits Nevada Cancer Institute and some of the honorees include Phil Ruffin, Bob Miller and George Wallace. Tickets are $100 per person to attend the fundraiser. Call 821-0044 to RSVP or email rsvp@nvcancer.org. For this week at Saks, it's Men's Contemporary Week and Women's Contemporary Week today through Sunday. For the men's event, score a plaid tie from The Townsman New York with any $250 or more purchase. For women, any $250 or more purchase earns you a Patterson J. Kincaid denim clutch. Gifts continue with purchases up to $1,000.

Eyes Have It: Vision Source Summerlin/Lakes invites the public to check out the latest spring and summer styles in sunglasses and frames at their March Madness Fashion Eyewear event on Wednesday. Brands like Candies, Guess, Harley Davidson and Rampage will be a part of the even that runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Call 800-EYES-911 (800-393-7911) for more information.

Neimans News: Neiman Marcus hosts The Prom Event from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in Dress Collections on level two. Check out the hottest dresses and accessories of the season and register to win an exclusive prom package giveaway including dinner, hair, nails, makeover and floral. Log onto neimanmarcus.com/promevent for a chance to win more prizes.

Legend Launch: Legendary screen actor Tony Curtis will make an in-store appearance at Dillard's at Fashion Show from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday to unveil "Shiloh," his life-size horse sculpture embellished with some of his most popular paintings of cats and landscapes. He'll also sign 100 miniature "Shiloh" figurines.

Also in attendance will be six Official Painted Ponies Artists who will autograph their figurines from the most recent Painted Ponies release.

In the Bag: Goodwill of Southern Nevada is asking for gently used designer or name brand purses, briefcases or accessories to its 2010 "The Job is in the Bag" online auction that takes place April 30. Donations are accepted through March. The donation will help create jobs, job training and career coaching for people who want to work in the community. Donations can be personally picked up. Call 214-2073 for more information.

Teen Time: Aeropostale Inc. has launched its "Real Teens 2010" contest. Teens from age 13-19 can create an online profile highlighting how they exhibit qualities of an everyday teenager at www.aeropostale.com/realteens. Five photos, a brief questionnaire and answer to why you're a real teen must be submitted. Eight winners will be selected and receive $5,000 college scholarships and a chance to be featured in Aeropostale's fall 2010 marketing campaign. Entries will be accepted until April 11.

Say Om: The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas announces weekly yoga and guided meditation classes with Swambi Ramananda, better known as Swamiji and author of "Bliss Now." Las Vegas residents enjoy a special introductory rate of $35 per person. Join a session at 3 p.m. Wednesdays or at 11 a.m. Saturdays. Space is limited to 12 people per class.

Shoe on This: In partnership with Soles4Souls, Cole Haan will give 20 percent off your entire purchase when you donate your new or gently worn shoes (any brand) at a Cole Haan retail or outlet store, or make a minimum donation of $10 online Friday through Monday.

High Fashion: Lanvin's first West Coast boutique has opened at Crystals at CityCenter. The 3,000-square-foot boutique is the first U.S. Lanvin store to offer menswear. It also will carry women's ready-to-wear, accessories and Blanche collections (for brides-to-be). There also will be dolls, stationary and music boxes.

Shoe In: The newly launched shoe-shopping Web site MyShoes.com helps you find the perfect pair of shoes at the best price from hundreds of stores. The site also combines the store's listed price with any coupon codes available so that the "price after coupon" instantly appears. And, the ShoeStylist option customizes styles according to your preferences.

 

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