Shoe In: Footwear designer Donald J. Pliner will introduce his latest collections from noon to 5 p.m. Friday at Donald J. Pliner at the Forum Shops at Caesars. Receive a personal style consultation, get a gift with purchase and enjoy an opportunity to have your shoes autographed.
Spaaah: Ravella at Lake Las Vegas is giving happy hour a makeover with its Sip & Spa Thursdays, a weekly ladies’ event from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at The Spa at Ravella. Each week, The Spa will feature a fun new duo like Martinis & Manicures, Mojitos & Makeovers, and more.
Neimans News: Enjoy the Stephanie Anne personal appearance today in designer jewelry at Neiman Marcus. It’s The Current Event today through Sunday. Get a Rachel Zoe clutch with your $350 purchase. Also, take your kids to the TOMS Style Your Sole Event from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. A TOMS artist will customize your child’s canvas TOMS shoes.
Sak it to Me: It’s Men’s and Women’s Contemporary Week Sept. 30-Oct. 2 in the contemporary department at Saks Fifth Avenue. Get a Joie handbag or Psycho Bunny socks with a $250 purchase. It’s also Lafayette Focus Day Sept. 30. Enjoy Beauty Week Sept. 30-Oct. 8 in cosmetics. Get a metallic tote filled with samples with your $100 purchase.
Gorgeous Grin: Smiles for Survivors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of cancer treatments’ impact on oral health, is holding its inaugural Blow Out Breast Cancer fundraising event from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 20 at Square Colour Salon + Spa. There will be salon treatments, food, champagne, live music and a silent auction. Tickets range from $20-$70, depending on salon services.
Haute Home: Las Vegas Design Center brings back its Design Center 101 tours from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 8, Oct. 22 and Nov. 5 at the Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center. It’s open to the public and offers the largest selection of fine home furnishings and decor in the city. Call 599-3093 for more information and to RSVP.
Miles and Miles: For the month of September, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood will collect donations in its fountain for Shriners Hospitals for Children in honor of the 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. The official tournament trophy as well as a wax figure of Justin Timberlake from Madame Tussauds Las Vegas will be on display at Memorabilia International. Shoppers are encouraged to take pictures with the trophy and wax sculpture after tossing their spare change into the center’s fountain. All collections will be donated to Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Yay for Yoga: Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars celebrates National Yoga Month with a variety of yoga classes and a complimentary dosha reading for guests who participate in any yoga class in September. A traditional form of Eastern medicine, dosha readings are designed to promote better health and well being. Yoga classes are $15 and led by yoga master Swami Ramanada. For more information, log onto quabathsandspa.com.
Special Spa: The Spa at Four Seasons in Las Vegas is among the world’s best, according to “Travel + Leisure” magazine’s latest readers’ poll. The spa ranked third on the magazine’s list of Top Five Hotel Spas in the U.S. and Canada. It was the only Vegas spa listed and it appears in the September issue.
Fifties Fashion: The city of Henderson has partnered with Bettie Page Clothing to debut the first-ever Super Run fashion show at this year’s classic car show. Models will hit the runway, unveiling the boutique’s fall collection at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Henderson Events Plaza. Spectator admission is complimentary. Fashions will feature a ’50s retro flair.
Fashion for Fans: In collaboration with the NFL, Old Navy will now offer apparel and accessories for all professional football and select collegiate sports teams in the United States with its Superfan Nation shops. Each store will have a tailored collection that caters to the favorite teams of the local communities. Apparel will start at $14.94 and the assortment of hard goods and accessories will start at $5.50.
Grand Opening: Local hair, makeup and body painting artist Krystle Randall now has a home base at SkinCity studio at 1209 S. Main St. SkinCity Body Painting and much more will be conducted out of this studio.
Playing Games: Shapewear designer Nancy Ganz has combined her experience in the worlds of fashion and business to create Fashion Fantasy Game, an innovative online platform that allows teens to design, create and manage their own clothing lines and virtual boutiques. It offers monthly contests and real-world opportunities. Start playing at fashionfantasygame.com.
Be a Man: Misura, a men’s fine apparel boutique, is now open at The Mirage. Misura offers brands such as Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Tommy Bahama, True Religion, Affliction, Puma and Calvin Klein.
Wax Poetic: The Birthday Suit has opened in Las Vegas at 7645 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 101. A wide range of waxing and mini spa services are offered here.