Have you started your spring cleaning yet? Purge your closets and make room for something new. There are some great sales and promotions happening in April. But if you what you seek is some style inspiration, there are a few fashionable events occurring, too. And if you’re looking for more of a mental makeover, then consider attending one of the charitable opportunities taking place this month. Whatever your inner fashionista desires, Las Vegas has got you covered in April. Enjoy spring!
Kara Saun, “Project Runway Season One” stand-out and costume designer for the movie “Descendants,” will be judging The Junior League of Las Vegas’ popular annual design challenge, Fashion Forward, on April 2nd at 2 pm at Fashion Show Mall, 3200 South Las Vegas Boulevard. For months, 60 Clark County high school students have been creating impressive designs in hopes of winning amazing prize packages. Now in its eighth year, Fashion Forward aims to enhance the education of local design and fashion students and gives aspiring designers in Clark County high schools the opportunity to showcase their designs in a public setting. Attend the challenge and show by purchasing tickets at www.jllv.org/estore.
The biggest grand opening event this month is The Park, an outdoor dining and entertainment district connecting New York-New York and Monte Carlo and showcasing the new T-Mobile Arena. Featuring Shake Shack, Beerhaus, and Sake Rok, The Park aims to build a sense of community through innovative programming and events. It’s set to become a central gathering place on The Strip’s west side. The Park’s grand opening takes place April 4th. Check it out at 3782 Las Vegas Boulevard.
Getting ready for festival season? From the 7th-10th, get 40% off select styles at BCBGeneration at Miracle Mile Shops. And stop by H&M while you’re there; this favorite affordable fashion store is releasing its Coachella line. Visit Miracle Mile Shops at 3663 South Las Vegas Boulevard.
Did you know April 7th is National Beer Day? Show your appreciation for this adult libation by saving 50% on beer at Crazy Pita. See the flyer below for locations.
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It’s pool season in Las Vegas, and the Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is kicking off the summer season with a grand opening celebration for its new pool experience, Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck, on Saturday, April 30th. Beginning at 8:30 p.m., the free poolside concert will include spinning by DJ Atom followed by special musical guests Big Heir, and a headlining set by local favorite Goldboot. Drink specials from the all-new specialty menu will be offered throughout the night. Boasting 35,000 square feet, Citrus is a unique urban rooftop pool retreat featuring an infinity pool, private cabanas, full bar, dining, a fire pit, and grass seating area where guests can lounge or enjoy a variety of activities including foosball, corn hole, table tennis and more. An all-new lineup of live entertainment will include weekend DJs, concerts and special events.
Need new specs? Through the 10th, Optica at Grand Canal Shops (3377 South Las Vegas Boulevard) is offering a Friends & Family Sale where you can save 30%. Print out the flyer below and take it with you.
Also at Grand Canal Shops, Tory Burch is hosting a Champagne mimosa/French macaron event on April 17th from 9 am – 11 am. Preview and shop the brand’s Tiered Sale, prior to the general public. Spend $250, get 20% off your purchase.
Eat free ice cream and donate to a good cause. Ben & Jerry’s is offering Free Cone Day on April 12th from 11 am to 8 pm. Make a donation to benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. For participating Ben & Jerry’s, go to www.benjerry.com.
Prep your skin for spring with the newest med-spa in town. Discover Illuminate – Face and Body Bar now open in Summerlin at 10000 West Sahara. Benefit from the spa’s facials, peels, and laser services and spring clean those pores.
With the launch of their spring “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” campaign, The Container Store at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 South Las Vegas Boulevard, is partnering with Goodwill Industries to help encourage customers to declutter, donate and do life organized, while helping to change the lives of people Goodwill supports. You can make a monetary donation to Goodwill or participate in the two donation weekend events (April 23-24 and April 30-May 1) where Goodwill will be present to accept donations of new or used clothing, textiles, small appliances and household goods.
Award-winning waxing salon, The Birthday Suit has opened a second location in Summerlin at 3700 S Hualapai Way. The Summerlin location builds upon the comfort of the original location, including five rooms and a children’s lounge to keep the small ones entertained with child-friendly programming and activities. With fashionable concrete floors, reclaimed wood walls and doors adorned with artwork by local artist Juan Muniz, the new location creates the perfect ambiance for relaxation and affordable luxury.
It’s finally warming up in Vegas, which means poolside relaxation. Save 20% on any Tommy Bahama brand flip flops at Vegas Flip Flops located inside Pawn Plaza, 725 South Las Vegas Boulevard.
Forget tax season. It’s dress season at Apricot Lane. From the 15th-17th, save 20% on dresses. Shop Apricot Lane at Town Square Las Vegas.
Las Vegas South Premium Outlets has added a new men’s store to its lineup. Appropriately named HIM, this 1,000-square-foot storefront near Starbucks by Entry C features a selection of discounted premium men’s clothing from day-to-day causal wear to business professional attire.
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Celebrate the end of April with Dress for Success at its semi-annual, two-day “Shop for Success” excess inventory sale at Westfield Fair Shopping Center (4443 West Charleston Boulevard) on Saturday, April 30th (10 am-6 pm) and Sunday, May 1st (11 am to 5 pm). Shoppers will enjoy reduced prices on professional clothes for women at the sale, such as sweaters and blouses for only $6, jackets and dresses for only $10, and suits and coats for $20, as well as accessories like purses, scarves, jewelry and beauty products. The event will also feature special sections dedicated for teen clothing and designer brand items, including luxury handbags provided by premier pawn shop, Max Pawn of Las Vegas. All funds raised during the excess inventory sale benefits Dress for Success Southern Nevada, the local nonprofit that provides gently used professional clothing and career counseling services to empower women to achieve economic independence.