Spring forward in style! The temperatures are rising in lovely Las Vegas, and our local retailers are heating things up with new openings, fashion options, and tantalizing store events. The best ones are listed below. So take the Easter Bunny by the hand and get to hopping and shopping.
First, let’s help Nordstrom Rack at Downtown Summerlin (1980 Festival Plaza Drive) do some spring cleaning. Take advantage of the store’s Clear the Rack sale from April 1-4, and get an additional 25% off all red-tag clearance items.
Let’s celebrate the grand opening of Martin & MacArthur, the premier maker of fine Koa furniture and personal accessories in Hawaii. The brand will open its first flagship store outside of that beautiful state at Grand Canal Shoppes The Venetian | The Palazzo in Las Vegas (3377 South Las Vegas Boulevard) on Wednesday, April 1st at 10 a.m. Festivities include a traditional untying of the Hawaiian flower lei and blessing of the new store.
Additionally, Tory Burch at Grand Canal Shoppes has expanded the size of its store. You definitely want to drop by and see it!
April 1-5, shop American Apparel at Miracle Mile Shops (3663 South Las Vegas Bouleverd) and receive 20% off crop tops, shorts, tank tops and swimwear. Additionally, customers will receive a complimentary gift with a $50 minimum purchase.
Discover affordable sassy, contemporary fashion at PINK Society by attending the store’s Grand Opening Party on Thursday, April 2. There will be music, treats, a raffle with prizes, and special savings. There’s even a charity element, so you can buy a cute outfit and know you’re doing something good. Shop PINK at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Way.
Winter is SO over at Apricot Lane Boutique Town Square, 6605 South Las Vegas Boulevard. Save 20% on Spring dresses now through Easter Sunday, April 5th.
Gymboree at Town Square hosts a $14.99 sale on select styles through April 6th.
Attend a fashion show and help raise money for Nathan Adelson Hospice. The Flair for Care Fashion Show happens at the Wynn Las Vegas (3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard) on April 8th at 10:30 am. This year’s fashion show will feature the stunning work of international designer Naeem Khan. Tickets are $250 per person. CLICK HERE for more information.
Another charity I love is Spread the Word Nevada. Visit the brand new Giorgio Armani boutique at The Forum Shops (3500 South Las Vegas Boulevard) on Wednesday, April 8, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and 10% of sales generated from the event will go to benefit this amazing literacy organization.
While at The Forum Shops, stop by the new Charlotte Olympia boutique. It’s the first in Las Vegas and it encapsulates the spirit of the brand and is inspired by a bygone era of old Hollywood glamour. Featuring an open vision concept, this new shop is accentuated by rectangular showcase windows, and is an invitation to passers by to step into the world of Charlotte’s Web. Luxurious blush furnishings and signature leopard print mid-century style seating entice customers to sit back and enjoy the welcoming environment of this unique store.
Head back to Miracle Mile Shops and visit Desigual, April 13-26. Get $20 off $100, $50 off $200, $75 off $300 or $100 off $400 on new collection merchandise purchases during the mid-season sale.
Neiman Marcus at Fashion Show (3200 South Las Vegas Boulevard) has a TON of trunk shows to boast.
Pretty that pout for spring. Dillard’s at Downtown Summerlin is hosting the MAC is Beauty Event: April 17-18 in the Dillard’s court. Visit this favorite retailer for makeovers with MAC Cosmetics.
SJP is in the house! Grab your gals, don your prettiest dress and get ready to meet fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker April 17-18 at the Zappos Couture popup shop at The Shops at Crystals, 3720 South Las Vegas Boulevard. Purchase some shoes and you can probably get her to sign your “Sex and the City” DVD set.
While it’s imperative you make time for Carrie Bradshaw, you don’t want to miss Buffalo Exchange’s Annual Earth Dollar Sale on April 18th. I’ve hit this sale a few times and walked away with enviable vintage pieces and even a Catherine Malandrino sweater for only a buck each! Shop Buffalo Exchange at 1209 South Main Street. The sale begins as soon as the store opens at 11:00 am, but the line starts to form a couple of hours before. Proceeds will be donated to The Fund for Animals.
Also on April 18th, spring flip flops arrive at Brighton at Town Square Las Vegas.
Revisit Brighton April 24-May 10, and receive free earrings when you purchase a necklace and bracelet in a single day.
On April 24th, join Fit 4 Mom at Apricot Lane Boutique at Fashion Show Mall and receive 20% off the entire store during the yoga wear launch party. Guests can enter to win FREE new workout clothes. A drawing will be held at 10:30 am; no purchase necessary to enter. Free week class pass given with each purchase at Apricot Lane Boutique from Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26, 2015.
The Dress for Success Shop for Success sale event should always be a must-shop on your radar. This spring’s event takes place April 26th, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and April 27th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Opportunity Village Thrift Store, 390 South Decatur. Take advantage of bargain deals, like pants and skirts for $6 and suits for $20. You can even purchase a shopping bag for $25 and simply fill it with as many items as it will fit. I’ve walked away from this sale with designer steals from Moschino and more. You absolutely have to make this event!