HOLIDAY HOURS: We must be in Las Vegas because one of the great perks to shopping in the city is the hours. This holiday season, The Forum Shops at Caesars will be open on Christmas Eve (10 a.m. to 11 p.m.) and Christmas Day (10 a.m. to 12 a.m.) For New Year’s Eve, hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with restaurants remaining open after 6 p.m. For New Year’s Day, hours will be 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. Happy holiday shopping!
WINTER WANDERINGS: Yes, the holidays are here. Let the shopping begin. Still searching for a few holiday gift ideas? Let’s start with the men on the list. Perhaps, a luxurious genuine crocodile belt, wallet or accessories from John Varvatos tops the holiday wish list or celebrate the retailer’s ten-year heritage with a limited edition 10th anniversary fragrance. For women, nothing dazzles during the holidays like a diamond. The Reverie Collection from DeBeers features exquisite, delicate and timelessly elegant bands with specially selected De Beers diamonds. Give the gist of time this holiday season. Montblanc offers an impressive collection of fine-crafted watches. Even better, receive a striking, leather watch pouch free with the purchase of any Montblanc watch while supplies last.
NEW YEAR’S EVE 2011: New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas is a magical night. Although The Forum Shops retailers will close at 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, many restaurants remain open for guests. If it’s a romantic dinner for two or a memorable meal for many, a number of Forum Shops restaurants are sure to fit the bill. Among the many restaurants open for New Year’s Eve include; BOA Steakhouse, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab and Sushi Roku.
DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT – JIMMY CHOO: Jimmy Choo kicks off its 15th anniversary year with its own signature version of the traditional 15th anniversary gift of Crystal. Within this new Crystal Anniversary collection, the signature jeweled shoes which helped make the brand famous are updated and modernized for a new generation in a thrilling array of shapes, from wild Glamazon to princess pretty that encapsulates the brilliance of the brand. The star piece of the Crystal Anniversary collection is the MARINE – a gorgeously soft strapped nappa leather shoe with 15 crystal discs rising in a geometric pattern wrapping the foot with long straps tied in bondage fashion. To mark the occasion Jimmy Choo Founder and Chief Creative Officer Tamara Mellon collaborated with renowned photographer and painter Marilyn Minter to create striking imagery of the Crystal Anniversary Collection.
NEW STORE HIGHLIGHT –TRUE RELIGION: Known not only for its denim, but also for its knit and woven sportswear, such as t-shirts, western shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants that all have that vintage feel, True Religion has arrived at The Forum Shops. True Religion’s commitment to perfect fit, timeless style and its signature, hippie bohemian chic flair have solidified its brand position as a leader in premium denim and casual sportswear globally.
FORUM FASHION FORWARD TIP: Tis the season for festive fashion. From parties to nightclubs to intimate gatherings, holiday time is the perfect time to don your bold and sparkly best. For the perfect holiday party dress check out DKNY for the ultra feminine and festive feel of the sleeveless silk dress with organza detail or be bold with the dramatic black overlay dress with grosgrain stripes. Its sequins and shine at Michael Kors with an ombre sequin dress and black jewel clutch. Holiday essentials for men this season at AIX Armani Exchange include the hottest party-ready looks with a stylish stitched sweater jacket, sophisticated cashmere scarf and variegated pinstripe pants.