Shop Girl: Sassy City Chicks are bringing Fashion Bash, a national designer sample sale, to Treasure Island from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 23. Local fashionistas are invited to indulge in the hottest designer trends at heavily discounted prices, complimentary spa services and enjoy the Hpnotiq Drink Suite. Advanced ticket holders of the designer shopping event will get a bevy of beauty and nail products valued at more than $30. Two for one advanced tickets are available at $20 at sassycitychicks.com.
What to Wear: The Southern Nevada Children First organization will present "The Do’s and Don’ts of Career Fashion" at 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Dr. William Pearson Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave. in North Las Vegas. Las Vegas High Steppers and other local artists will provide entertainment. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information, call 487-5665.
By Design: Banana Republic will open its new Las Vegas store with a refined focus Friday. The store, on the second floor at Fashion Show mall, introduces a redesigned shopping experience merged with a strong connection to both the iconic Las Vegas Strip and to its unique customer. Both women’s and men’s collections will be available. The store also will include work and weekend collections along with a full range of accessories.
Neimans News: With your $350 Tory Burch purchase at Neiman Marcus today and Friday, receive an NM Exclusive Tory Burch leather cuff bracelet. Today through Saturday, enjoy a Manolo Blahnik trunk show. Today through Sept. 12 enjoy a Christian Louboutin trunk show. Tuesday, meet Omorovicza co-founder Margaret Dickerson and receive a one-on-one skin care consultation. And, on Sept. 10, join "Fashion’s Night Out" from 6 to 9 p.m. for eats, beats, special treats and all the fall fashion you can handle.
Sak it to Me: Saks Fifth Avenue will launch its award-winning WANT IT! campaign in Saks stores nationwide and on saks.com Wednesday. The initiative celebrates fall’s most coveted trends, as interpreted by the world’s top designers. WANT IT! features cutting-edge looks alongside more accessible versions of the trends that dominated the runway shows.
Going Once: International auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields will have its fall auction of salon jewelry on Sept. 21 at The Venetian. The 400 lot sale will include a distinctive group of diamond, platinum, famous-maker, signed jewels and watches from the Clavius Collection of fine watches as well as property from a private Las Vegas collection. The illustrated catalog will be featured at bonhams.com/us before the auction. The Las Vegas public previews are Friday through Monday and Sept. 20.
Under the Sea: For fall, Aquae Sulis Spa at JW Marriott Las Vegas will feature "Treasures of the Sea" using Phytomer products. Phytomer shares its passion for beauty and the ocean, using unique conservation and extraction methods. Through Dec. 1, four specialty treatments are available and range from $60 to $170. Call 869-7807 for more information.
Pamper Party: The Rio Spa & Salon has introduced Happy Hour. Just like traditional happy hour, guests can relax and unwind from 3 to 7 p.m. each Thursday with a party menu of discounted spa treatments. Things get started at the lobby lounge iBar with a complimentary cocktail. Next, your "spatender" will concoct a potion to pamper you. The service continues with 2-for-1 drink coupons at iBar and complimentary access at VooDoo Lounge. For more information, call 777-7779.
Stylist Solutions: Lots of Style, a company created for fashion stylists and based in Las Vegas, has launched lotsofstyle.com, a platform specifically dedicated to connecting potential clients with the perfect stylist. Now fashion stylists have a designated home on the Web where they can be found. Clients can browse through portfolios of different fashion stylists around the world using its dynamic search feature. For more information, visit lotsofstyle.com.
Model Search: Harper’s Bazaar launches a nationwide search to find America’s chicest women, ages 20 to 60-plus, for its first Fabulous at Every Age contest. Candidates should complete the online entry at harpersbazaar.com/fabcontest. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 22. Five finalists, each representing a decade between 20 and 60-plus, will be selected to win a $5,000 cash prize, a beauty gift bag from Estee Lauder, appear in a future issue of Harper’s Bazaar and be honored at a VIP party at Hearst Tower in New York City. One grand prize winner will be selected from the finalists and receive an additional cash prize of $5,000.
Total Tan: A subsidiary company of Spray Tan Los Angeles (STLA), Spray Tan Las Vegas, has debuted in Las Vegas. Whether for a wedding or reunion, sorority party or simple indulgence, STLA brings all the benefits of a great tan directly to customers, wherever they are and whenever they want it. STLA is the first service in the United States to offer online booking through its Web site, SprayTanLA.com, catering to customers who want to schedule a spray tan even an hour or two in advance.