Louis Louis: The new Louis Vuitton at the Bellagio is now open. Designed to look like a Parisian apartment, it offers Maison’s men’s and women’s leather goods, with a special focus on exotic and made-to-order pieces, as well as belts, sunglasses and accessories. The store is laid out in three distinct rooms with a domed-ceiling rotunda connecting them.
Good Cause: It’s All About Kidz is holding a fashion show to raise money for a sober living home for mothers whose children are placed in foster care. The fashion show is 5-8 p.m. July 15 at Yayo Taco at 4632 S. Maryland Parkway, #18. Versace, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and other luxury designer products will be auctioned off, too.
A to Zoe: Neiman Marcus has launched a fun, interactive Facebook challenge featuring the new Rachel Zoe collection, Oh So Zoe. The winner will meet Zoe and Ken Downing, Neiman Marcus fashion director at the L.A. store and receive a $1,500 Neimans gift card. The collection is available for presale on neimanmarcus.com and will be available at Neiman Marcus in August. "Like" Neiman’s Facebook page to get started.
Sak it to Me: Attend the SK-II Purifying & Spa Facials Event happening now through Saturday at Saks Fifth Avenue. Create your own bespoke fragrance July 14-16 at the Jo Malone Fragrance Wardrobing.
Snip, Snip: The second annual Cut-A-Thon to benefit Locks of Love will return from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at Rio Spa & Salon at the Rio. The event will be held in honor of Rylie Cruz, the granddaughter of a longtime Rio employee who lost her battle with cancer last month. Generous patrons who donate at least 10-inches of nonbleached, nonhighlighted hair will get a complimentary blunt cut and 30 percent discount on additional styling or color treatments at the salon. For more information or to make an appointment, call 777-7779.
Clean Conscious: Tiffany Couture Cleaners is one of a few select dry cleaners in the world to implement an entirely environmentally friendly system. Using the new System K4 machine, Tiffany’s cleaning process doesn’t pose a risk to the Earth or animals.
Qua Kudos: Conde Nast Traveler recently recognized Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars as one of the Top 100 Resort Spas in the United States in the June issue. The lavish Roman-inspired spa ranked 53rd with an overall score of 91 out of 100. The spa’s Sleep Health treatment was also spotlighted as one of the top new industry trends. The restorative treatment combines a 75-minute aromatherapy massage with guided sleep meditation hypnosis.
Chic Charity: In collaboration with Lauren Bush, co-founder of FEED projects, Clarins joins the fight against worldwide hunger with the goal of feeding 1 million underprivileged children in two years. To help do so, it has launched the Clarins FEED 15 pouch that contains hand and nail treatment cream, moisture-rich body lotion and lip perfector. Each $30 sale will provide 15 nutritious meals to children around the world. It’s available at Nordstrom now.
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.
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.
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, Coach Men’s store and Tumi store. 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.
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.