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.
Neimans News: Check out the Monolo Blahnik trunk show in the ladies shoe salon at Neiman Marcus today through Sunday.
What a Night: Fashion’s Night Out returns to Las Vegas Sept. 8. Shopping outlets such as Fashion Show, the Forum Shops at Caesars, Galleria at Sunset, The Shoppes at The Palazzo, Crystals at CityCenter and many others are participating with celebrity appearances, entertainment, giveaways and more. For a look at all participants, log onto fashionsnightout.com.
Enter to Win: The Uniqlo UT Grand Prix launches its eighth annual T-shirt design program to unearth the next generation of graphic and fashion designers. Coca-Cola is this year’s partner. Candidates are encouraged to send in their T-shirt designs using the shirt as a blank canvas and Coca-Cola as inspiration. Winning designs will appear in-store in spring ’12. The contest ends Sept. 12. Log onto uniqlo.com for more information.
Spaaaah: Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Venetian and the Palazzo and Emmy-nominated choreographer Louis Van Amstel will host a LaBlast Retreat today through Sunday. LaBlast is a partner-free dance fitness program developed by Van Amstel, known for his choreography on "Dancing with the Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance." Five levels of difficulty and cardio intensity are offered. The retreat is available in packages. For more information, call 414-3611.
Now Open: The Bebe store at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood was closed for renovation and has now reopened.
Saved by the Bell: The Assistance League of Las Vegas will provide new school clothes for disadvantaged kids in the Clark County School District with its Operation School Bell program. The International Academy of Design Technology is a partner this year and will create a giant outfit that will be displayed Saturday at Galleria at Sunset mall. To donate to the program, log onto ALLV.org.
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.
Hands On: The Spa at Ravella at Lake Las Vegas launched a series of massage therapy seminars to educate participants in the techniques of table Thai yoga massage, Asian reflexology and fusion massage, available through August. Workshops start at $140 and guests participating in classes also can get special overnight rates at Ravella. To register, log onto nationalbodyworkseminars.com.
Now Open: Nike has opened its latest store concept, only the fifth of its kind in the United States, at The Forum Shops at Caesars today. The newly revamped 30,000-square-foot location offers the largest multicategory brand experience in the country. The new NIKEiD system lets customers customize footwear, apparel and equipment.
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.
Shoe In: Check out the new Christian Louboutin boutique now open at the Forum Shops at Caesars. The designer’s uber popular shoes and accessories are elegantly presented and the growing men’s collection is available in its own separate room.
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.