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Go Shop Vegas: August Events

It’s a bummer when summer ends, but Back-to-School shopping certainly is the silver lining, isn’t it? And let’s face it, you don’t even have to be in school to take advantage of the sales and store events. Heck, I graduated eons ago, and I STILL ensure that I benefit from great Back-to-School shopportunities.

So sharpen your pencils (and your mind) and pull out your Trapper Keeper (do they still make those?); take notes! These are the hottest sales and store events happening in Las Vegas this month. Have a great school year.

One of Las Vegas’ favorite hair salons is havig a great special on hair care products. Visit Square Salon, 1224 S. Fort Apache, and enjoy 20% off all Oribe and Shu Uemura products up until August 7th. That’s just days away, so act fast.

Square Salon

At Town Square’s Armani Exchange, you can save a whopping 50% on all spring and summer fashion until August 17th. Meanwhile, at ANGL, save 25%-65% on all items through the end of the month.


While at Town Square, stop by Silver Post and save 25% on Moonstone items. Just mention Lollie Shopping at checkout. You’ve got until the end of the month to take advantage of this special promotion. Don’t miss out. Moonstone was discovered in ancient times. It’s a transparent to translucent stone that has a colorless to milky hue that is typically found showing a reflective adolescence in a pinkish to bluish hue, similar to an opal. Simply gorgeous, Moonstone could be a chic, elegant addition to your back-to-school or fall career wardrobe. (This discount is not available on clearance or sale items.)

moonstone town square

Another great Town Square promotion is happening at Bohme, one of my favorite affordable fashion boutiques. Use code LVLOLLIE25 and save $25 when you purchase $100 of fashion or more. But save 30% off one item when you use code LVLOLLIE30. These discounts apply in-store at the Las Vegas Bohme store only, and expire August 31st. Update your autumn apparel now.


If you you’re aiming for an A+ in fashion, then head to Apricot Lane at Town Square. All tops are buy one, get one free until August 15th. This special promotion lasts through August 15th.


Take advantage of these Town Square Las Vegas special offers at 6605 South Las Vegas Boulevard.

Downtown Summerlin (Sahara Avenue and the 215 Beltway) isn’t ready to let summer go. Visit the shopping center, spend $300 or more in the same day, and receive two free 2015 tickets to Wet’n’Wild. Present your receipts at their Concierge desk at Downtown Summerlin, while supplies last.


To help you get to that $300 spending mark, shop Forever21, where both students and teachers get a 15% discount on Fridays through August 28th. Just present your student or teacher ID. Valid on regular priced items only.

Downtown Summerlin Forever 21

And at U.S. Polo Assn., shoppers can receive $15 off a purchase of $50 or more.

USPolo (1)

Have you ever noticed that fountain at Miracle Mile Shops? Did you know that the coins dropped into the fountain each month are donated to a charity? It’s true. And this month’s donations will go to Communities in Schools of Nevada, one of my favorite nonprofit organizations. So when you shop the retail center, be sure to make a wish or two and drop some coins into the fountain.

Start your Miracle Mile Shops exploration at bebe, when the boutique launches its fall styles August 13-16. But from now through the 9th, receive a third ring for free when you purchase two rings at Brighton Collectibles. At Chinese Laundry get 50% off select clearance styles.

At Desigual, save 50% from now through the 23rd on spring and summer styles. Considering it continues to be warm in Vegas through October, this is a sale worth checking out.

Chapeau shopping? Hattitude has got a 50% off sale on all back-to-school hats. Shop Miracle Mile Shops (next to planet hollywood) at 3663 South Las Vegas Boulevard.

Popular skincare line Kiehl’s hosts the 6th Annual LifeRide for amfAR at Las Vegas Harley-Davidson (5191 South Las Vegas Boulevard), Neiman Marcus (Fashion Show Mall, 3200 South Las Vegas Boulevard), and The Forum Shops at Caesars (3500 South Las Vegas Boulevard) on August 10th, and at Dillard’s at Downtown Summerlin on August 11th.

The group is raising funds and spreading awareness for amfAR’s activities. Over the course of this ride, Kiehl’s will donate a total of $150,000 to amfAR, and at the conclusion of #LifeRide6, Kiehl’s will have raised $1,270,000 for amfAR, since 2010, funding seven cure-related research projects.

Stop by any of these pitstops and meet celebrity riders, including actor Vanessa Marcil, actor Jay Ellis, rugby champion Ben Cohen, musician Chris Kael, actor Grant Reynolds and artist Conrad Leach.


Both Las Vegas North and Las Vegas South Premium Outlets will host Back-to-School and Fall Preview Sales through August 9, featuring special offers and more, to help families get a jump start on fall shopping. For a complete list of discounts at the recently expanded Las Vegas North Premium Outlets visit http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/sales.asp?id=58, and for Las Vegas South Premium Outlets, visit http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/sales.asp?id=61.

In addition, Las Vegas South Premium Outlets and Teen Vogue are partnering for Back-to-School Saturday (BTSS) on August 22, from 10am to 4pm. The center will be handing out a special full-blown magalog, complete with a shopping guide of products, which they will distribute at Las Vegas South Premium Outlets along with flash tattoos as part of BTSS, while supplies last.

Shop Las Vegas North Premium Outlets at 875 S. Grand Central Parkway, and shop the South center at 7400 South Las Vegas Boulevard.


When I was a kid in school, we had a very profound saying that we all lived by: “Frankie says relax.” And with a new school year upon us, that’s exactly the mantra we need. So give yourself a nourishing MOROCCANOIL treatment from South Point Hotel’s Costa del Sur Spa and Salon. The property is offering a 50-minute hand treatment for $115 and the Ultimate Moroccan Manicure and Pedicure for $120. But if you want a full-on detoxifying and invigorating MOROCCANOIL body treatment, try the Morroccan Ritual for $175.  This journey includes MOROCCANOIL’s Scalp Treatment and Hydrating Mask that are warmed then massaged into the scalp and throughout the hair, so you are rejuvenated from head to toe.

Visit Costa del Sur Spa and Salon at South Point Hotel at 9777 South Las Vegas Boulevard.

Need shoes? Don’t miss Aerosoles’ End of Season Big Sale at Fashion Show Mall.


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