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UNIQUE MUSIC VIDEO

While Drake’s dance moves from the video “Hotline Bling” have gotten the majority of the press, it’s the background that piqued other’s interest. The minimalist frames bathed in intense light are reminiscent of an artist quite familiar to The Shops at Crystals – James Turrell. The artist, famed for his use of light and space to alter the mind, has two installations at Crystals, “Shards of Light” on the third floor and “Akhob” situation inside Louis Vuitton.

While it was rumored that Turrell actually worked on the video with the rapper, he issued a statement stating that while he was flattered “… neither I nor any of my woes was involved in any way in the making of the Hotline Bling video.” Seems Turrell might know a thing or two about Drake as well.

To inquire about either Turrell installation at The Shops at Crystals please call our concierge at 702.730.3150 or email akhob@us.vuitton.com

 

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TAG HEUER'S NEW FACE

TAG Heuer has a long history of having attractive athletes as ambassadors for the brand. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lewis Hamilton and Maria Sharapova are just a few of the Swiss brand’s former pretty faces. But they had yet to capitalize on America’s favorite sport football - until now.

TAG Heuer tapped Tom Brady as its newest ambassador, and while the star quarterback’s not without controversy, it’s safe to say with his supermodel wife and turns modeling in high-fashion magazines he’s a natural choice for the esteemed watch brand. With the naming of Brady, TAG Heuer also presented the new Carrera - Heuer 01 as the first piece in a new collection, and its tag line, “Don’t Crack Under Pressure,” is something the footballer should know a thing or two about.

Women's
DIOR WOMEN'S FALL 2015

Christian Dior’s fall 2015 runway show brought the house’s historical use of animal print to the forefront. Creative Director Raf Simons utilized blown out versions of prints in funky color was on everything from wool A-line dress to slick patent leather over-the-knee boots.

Dining
CUCINA BY WOLFGANG PUCK

The name Wolfgang Puck is synonymous with the best of restaurant hospitality and the ultimate in all aspects of the culinary arts.

Puck began cooking as a child, at his mother’s side.  She was a chef in the Austrian town where he was born, and with her encouragement, Wolfgang started his formal training at fourteen years of age.  As a young chef he worked in some of France’s greatest restaurants, including Maxim’s in Paris, the Hotel de Paris in Monaco, and the Michelin 3-starred L’Oustau de Baumanière in Provence.  At the age of 24, Wolfgang took the advice of a friend and left Europe for the United States.  His first job was at the restaurant La Tour in Indianapolis, where he worked from 1973 to 1975.

In 1975, Wolfgang came to Los Angeles and very quickly garnered the attention of the Hollywood elite as chef, and eventually part owner, of Ma Maison in West Hollywood.  His dynamic personality and culinary brilliance that bridged tradition and invention made Ma Maison a magnet for the rich and famous, with Wolfgang as the star attraction.  He had an innate understanding of the potential for California cuisine, and was pivotal in its rise to national attention during the late 1970s.

In 1998 Wolfgang opened his first restaurant in Las Vegas followed by four more including Cucina by Wolfgang Puck at The Shops at Crystals. Cucina serves fresh Italian favorites and features a menu of Wolfgang’s famous flatbreads along with pasta dishes in a setting overlooking Crystals’ legendary collection of fashion boutiques. 

MADE FOR WALKING

‘Tis the season for boots in all shapes and sizes, and fall 2015 offers a variety of styles to choose from. Sexy over-the-knee styles from Pucci compliment any outfit while furry Brunello Cucinelli styles beg to be worn for the season’s first snow.

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