Lather Up: Ladies of Las Vegas are invited to visit the Caress Infusion Bar at Fashion Show mall and Meadows Mall, Friday-Sunday. Stop by to see how you can have it all with one body wash, the new Caress Whipped Souffle Body Wash, without compromising. Also, enter for a chance to win a Girls Night Out from Caress. For more information, log onto dancewithcaress.com.
Super Salon: Globe Salon, a locally owned hair and skin care salon, has been named among Elle magazine’s “Top 100 Salons” in the United States. Read about it in the August issue of Elle, available on newsstands now.
Spa Specials: National Spa Week is Sept. 13-19 in Las Vegas with the latest and greatest services for just $50. The Spa at Aria, The Mirage Spa and Vdara Health & Beauty are just some of the spas participating. Log onto spaweek.com Aug. 16 for a complete list of participating spas.
Sak it to Me: Saks Fifth Avenue hosts a John Hardy trunk show today in the Men’s Store. Visit the department store for a 7 For All Mankind 10th Anniversary Bootcamp event Wednesday through Aug. 15. Receive a military belt with any $200 7 For All Mankind purchase. Saks also offers a Summer Oasis Special through Aug. 14. Purchase $100 or more in cosmetics or fragrances and receive a 50 minute Serenity Massage at The Spa at Four Seasons Las Vegas for $99.
Beauty Benefit: The beauty and grace of the 2010 Miss Universe pageant joins the fight against cancer with the Miss Universe National Gift Auction from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at Mandalay Bay, which will benefit Nevada Cancer Institute. The reception is a rare opportunity to mix and mingle with the current Miss Universe, Stefania Fernandez, and the 2010 pageant contestants who have all brought prized items from their respective countries for the silent auction, with all proceeds benefitting NVCI. Tickets to the event are $100. Call 821-0044 for more information.
Fashion Frenzy: CBS is calling all fashion fans to upload an original video that could earn them the title of Fashion’s Number One Fan. Finalists will be flown to New York City for Fashion’s Night Out 2010. Deadline for submissions is Aug. 20. Log onto cbs.com/fno for more information.
In Design: Target is partnering with William Rast, founded by Justin Timberlake and Trace Ayala, to launch a designer collection of apparel available for both men and women featuring premium denim, outerwear and sportswear. It launches in December.
Priority Male: Leading online private sale site HauteLook has launched Men.HauteLook.com featuring brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Puma, Penguin, Donald Pliner and Ben Sherman. Discounts can be found for 50 percent to 75 percent off sportswear, denim and suits.
Designer Duds: Christian Dior has opened its fourth Las Vegas boutique at Crystals at CityCenter. The 4,000-square-foot boutique offers the latest collections of women’s and men’s ready to wear, accessories and watches. It features a special exterior with a floor-to-ceiling double layer backlit glass facade in the iconic Dior cannage pattern.
Closed Doors: ElevenSpa Vegas at Town Square has closed down due to “economic times.” For information on how to contact your ElevenSpa service provider, log onto elevenspavegas.com.
Future of Fashion: The International Academy of Design & Technology in Las Vegas has added Fashion Merchandising to its list of bachelor degree programs. Fashion Merchandising students will learn about business, marketing, management and sales principles used within the fashion industry as a means of developing concepts and refining merchandising skills. Graduates will be prepared for positions such as assistant buyer, merchandise planner or visual merchandise coordinator. Call 990-0150 for more information.
Summer Spa: Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Venetian and the Palazzo introduces special services to help you beat the heat this summer. Prices range from $95-$185 and are good through Aug. 31, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nevada residents get a 10 percent discount. Call 414-3600 for more information.
On the Run: From now through the end of August, lucy at Town Square is offering 20 percent off any full-priced lucy item to customers who present a race bib. In addition, racers who come in first, second or third, dressed in head-to-toe lucy, get a lucy Training Tank and Propel Bottom. Log onto lucy.com/competeandwin for more information. Lucy also recently launched the Lucy Propel Collection, made special for runners.
Big is Beautiful: The “My Fabulous Body” contest, sponsored by Swimsuits for All, calls on confident plus-size women to express why they feel fabulous today. The contest runs through Aug. 24 and the grand prize is a $1,000 American Express gift card. Contestants can log onto swimsuitsforallcontest.com for more details.
Frugal Finds: California-based dd’s DISCOUNTS has opened two stores in Las Vegas this month that feature exceptional values on a wide assortment of current fashions with savings up to 70 percent. You’ll find name brand apparel, accessories and footwear for the whole family, as well as home decor. Log onto ddsdiscounts.com for more information.