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Las Ve­gas home dé­cor, ho­tels, and real es­tate.


So your style is a bit more Slim Aarons circa 1960 than bach­e­lorette-party sex­pot circa 2017? Fi­nally, there’s a pool party just for you. Palazzo’s re­for­mat­ted for­mer Azure pool goes for splash over trash with so­phis­ti­cated ca­bana art in­spired by mid­cen­tury color field paint­ings and sporty Tory Burch-clad servers bear­ing retro cock­tails like the Bees Knees and French 75. But the fun new pool party that harkens back to clas­sic Amer­i­can pool, lawn, and rac­quet clubs isn’t short on sass: Play boozy float­ing ta­ble ten­nis on Fri­days; take in per­for­mances by the city’s adorable syn­chro­nized swim­mers, the Aqualil­lies, on Satur­days; and drink frosé (or bloody Marys and green snap­pers) all day on Sun­days. And where you might not get hosed down by sexy fire­fight­ers or shoot your friends with Cham­pagne spray guns, as at some venues, no one ever turned down a visit by the Good Hu­mor man—or in this case, the “Pro­hi­bi­tion Treat Trike,” de­liv­er­ing spiked ice cream bars to good lit­tle boys and girls. Open Fri­day through Sun­day, 11 AM– 6 PM; 866-8342319;


Here you’ll find ex­quis­ite glass and col­ored-crys­tal table­ware, home dé­cor, light­ing, and thought­ful gifts. IN­SIDER TIP: Look for Mai­son Fran­cis Kurkd­jian’s Bac­carat Rouge 540, a fra­grance that fuses clear crys­tal with 24k gold pow­der at 540 de­grees, cre­at­ing a glow­ing scar­let color. The Fo­rum Shops at Cae­sars, 702693-6877; bac­


In­spired by René Lalique’s orig­i­nal glass pieces, this Shops at Crys­tals bou­tique car­ries the brand’s sparkling line of vases, sculp­tures, clocks, chan­de­liers, and more. The Shops at Crys­tals, 702-507-2375;


At the Las Ve­gas De­sign Cen­ter’s De­sign Salon, clients en­joy an un­par­al­leled as­sort­ment of show­rooms, plus per­sonal-shop­ping ser­vices and con­sul­ta­tions. IN­SIDER TIP: Un­be­knownst to many, the cen­ter is open year-round to the pub­lic—not just to the trade—with show­rooms such as Nouri­son, Safavieh, and Four Hands more than happy to sell to con­sumers. 495 S. Grand Cen­tral Pkwy., 702-5993093; lvde­sign­cen­


In a city fa­mous for its Rat Pack era and mid­cen­tury glam aes­thetic, there are fewer dé­cor trea­sures in the Down­town an­tiques cor­ri­dor than you might think. Many of the best can be found at Patina Dé­cor, whose knowl­edge­able own­ers are of­ten the first call of es­tab­lished Las Ve­gas fam­i­lies look­ing to un­load their his­tory. The store has many reg­u­lars, and its gems go fast. IN­SIDER TIP: Many of Patina’s best fur­ni­ture pieces are in an off-site ware­house and are sold on If there’s a spe­cific item you’re look­ing for, just ask. 1300 S. Main St., Ste. 140, 702-776-6222; pati­


Com­mand­ing four lev­els and 60,000 square feet, this in­no­va­tive new re­tail ex­pe­ri­ence fea­tures artis­tic in­stal­la­tions of home fur­nish­ings in a gallery set­ting, in­clud­ing an en­tire floor ded­i­cated to RH Modern, with an in­te­grated RH Con­tem­po­rary Art Gallery. Tivoli Vil­lage, 775-464-0770;


Once a pop-up bou­tique in Tivoli’s The Mar­ket LV, this luxe dé­cor shop now oc­cu­pies a street-level store to show­case its se­lec­tion of sexy-moody can­dles, home ac­ces­sories, and fur­ni­ture. Tivoli Vil­lage, 702-331-0344; river­


Stock up on modern fur­ni­ture, tex­tiles, and kitchen­ware from one of the most pop­u­lar dé­cor brands in the mar­ket. It has just opened a sec­ond lo­ca­tion, in Down­town Sum­mer­lin. The District at Green Val­ley Ranch, Hen­der­son, 702-263-5083; Down­town Sum­mer­lin, 702-255-4030; west­


Love the bed you’re sleep­ing in at Wynn, or the tow­els in the bath? The re­sort’s home store sells bed li­nens and ex­clu­sive bath prod­ucts, as well as a care­fully cu­rated se­lec­tion of art ob­jects and home goods from de­sign­ers like Gae­tano Pesce, Taschen, and Jesu­rum. IN­SIDER TIP: Kevyn Wynn has brought the glam­our back to en­ter­tain­ing at home with her line of el­e­gant slip­pers, named af­ter im­por­tant women in her life. Seven de­signs are sold at Wynn LVNV. Wynn Las Ve­gas, 702-770-3470; wynnlasve­


Z Gallerie’s of­fer­ings in­clude both ex­clu­sive and brand-name home fur­nish­ings and dé­cor pieces in­spired by a va­ri­ety of global styles. Fash­ion Show, 702-696-9733; zgal­

vis­i­tors. With brand-new pent­houses, the ho­tel is newly cater­ing to the high-roller crowd. 702-698-7000; cos­mopoli­tan­lasve­


This bou­tique ho­tel plays host to Gi­ada De Lau­ren­tiis’s epony­mous res­tau­rant, Sal­va­tore Cal­abrese’s bar Bound, and the rooftop Drai’s Beach­club & Night­club. The rooms are quirky, with a steampunk vibe, but the ho­tel is one of the best-lo­cated for those who love to walk the Strip. 702-777-3777; the­


The breezy so­phis­ti­ca­tion of Mi­ami’s orig­i­nal De­lano meets grandly modern desert dé­cor at this bou­tique ho­tel at Man­dalay, which oc­cu­pies its own tower. The more than 1,000 suites each mea­sure at least 725 square feet and fea­ture a white-on-white color scheme. Don’t miss the serene Bath­house Spa or Alain Du­casse’s 64th-floor king­dom, the French Riviera-themed Rivea. 702-6327888; de­lanolasve­


Wynn Las Ve­gas’s sis­ter re­sort is home to a dy­namic col­lec­tion of suites, restau­rants, and in­door/out­door en­ter­tain­ment venues, in­clud­ing En­core Beach Club and XS Night­club. IN­SIDER TIP: The Tower Suite lobby bar is one of Las Ve­gas’s power rooms for ca­sual meet­ings and drinks with clients. 702-7707000; wynnlasve­


This rare bou­tique Four Sea­sons ho­tel pro­vides a casino-free respite from Ve­gas gam­ing. Guests have their own en­trance and el­e­va­tor, as well as ac­cess to babysit­ters, mak­ing this a fam­ily fa­vorite. The brunch at the re­cently ren­o­vated Ve­randa is a huge draw, and the res­tau­rant is the week­day break­fast and lunch spot of lo­cal and vis­it­ing power bro­kers, casino ex­ec­u­tives, and Hol­ly­wood elite. 702-632-5000; foursea­


Just a short drive from the Strip, Green Val­ley’s lush Mediter­ranean-style re­sort has an award-win­ning spa and a clutch of great new restau­rants, in­clud­ing Bottiglia (Ital­ian) and Bor­racha (an up­scale Mex­i­can cantina). Just ren­o­vated at 15 years old, the 500-room re­sort is newly glam—its lobby lined in traver­tine mar­ble from Peru, its prom­e­nade fea­tur­ing Span­ish lime­stone columns, and its Race and Sports Book boast­ing 12-by-21-foot high-def LED video dis­plays, the best in the in­dus­try. 702-617-7777; green­val­


Em­brace Ve­gas’s rock ’n’ roll spirit at this mem­o­ra­bilia-filled re­sort with mul­ti­ple nightlife venues, the­aters, and ac­tion-packed pools, lo­cated one mile off the Strip on Har­mon Av­enue. Plenty of guests come for concerts at The Joint and stay for the out­ra­geous pool scene. Meals at the 24/7 diner Mr. Lucky’s are one of the best deals in Las Ve­gas, and there’s a lesser-known (but no less de­li­cious) Nobu out­post. Culi­nary Dropout and Pink Taco both have out­door pa­tios that over­look the pools. 702-693-5000; hardrock­ho­


This grand Span­ish colo­nial-style re­sort 20 min­utes west of the Strip on 50 acres of gar­dens is a lo­cals’ es­cape for its Spa Aquae and one of the best‚—and most se­date—pool scenes around. It’s also min­utes from TPC Las Ve­gas, and its new steak­house, Hawthorn Grill, fronting a water­fall and trop­i­cal fo­liage, is set to be­come one of the west side’s pop­u­lar eater­ies. 221 N. Ram­part Blvd., 702-869-7777; mar­


A ren­o­va­tion that in­cludes the new Lake Las Ve­gas Sports Club, the re­turn of Re­flec­tion Bay Golf Course to its orig­i­nal Jack Nick­laus Sig­na­ture De­sign, spruce-ups to the Hil­ton and Westin re­sorts, and six new lake­side neigh­bor­hoods has re­ju­ve­nated the 320-acre oa­sis that is Lake Las Ve­gas. Hen­der­son, off Lake Mead Park­way and Lake Las Ve­gas Park­way, 866322-3583; lake­lasve­


The gold-plated palace at the south end of the Strip is the fo­cal point of a re­sort com­plex that also fea­tures a sprawl­ing pool play­ground, aquar­ium, and events cen­ter. 877-632-7700; man­dalay­


Tra­di­tional Eastern in­flu­ences mix with a min­i­mal­ist modern aes­thetic. A hid­den gem is Twist, by Miche­lin three-star chef Pierre Gag­naire, for its witty takes on tra­di­tional French cui­sine. Af­ter loung­ing in the spa (in­spired by Shang­hai in the 1930s), head to the 23rd-floor Tea Lounge for breath­tak­ing views. The ca­banas around the hushed, very grown-up pool are some of the best in town. 702- 590-8888; man­dari­nori­en­


Guarded by a 45-foot-tall bronze lion, this mas­sive 5,000-plus-room ho­tel is home to the night­club Hakkasan and restau­rants from celebrity chefs Emeril La­gasse, Tom Colic­chio, and Masa­haru Morimoto (the brand-new Morimoto Las Ve­gas), among many others. IN­SIDER TIP: Avail­able ex­clu­sively to “qual­i­fied guests,” The Man­sion at MGM Grand, a deca­dent 29-villa re­treat within the re­sort, fea­tures lux­u­ries like an­tique fur­nish­ings and a Miche­lin three-star Joël Robuchon res­tau­rant abound. 877-880-0880; mg­m­


The Mi­rage’s trop­i­cal grounds chan­nel the spirit of Poly­ne­sia with an erupt­ing vol­cano, a salt­wa­ter aquar­ium, and ded­i­cated an­i­mal habi­tats. 702-791-7111; mi­


The pala­tial Monte Carlo Re­sort of­fers nearly 3,000 guest rooms and suites, as well as prime po­si­tion­ing near the new T-mo­bile Arena. Its own new the­ater, The Park, a 5,000-seat sta­dium, opened with Ste­vie Nicks and the Pre­tenders and is host­ing res­i­den­cies by Cher, Bruno Mars, and Ricky Martin, among others, in 2017. 702-730-7777; mon­te­


Lo­cated in­side Cae­sars Palace, the first Nobu Ho­tel world­wide is a Ja­pane­sein­spired haven beloved by celebri­ties and VIPS who covet the 10,500-square­foot David Rock­well villa, which has a pri­vate Zen gar­den, a sauna, a me­dia room, and in-room Nobu chefs on de­mand. 702-785-6677; cae­


This ex­clu­sive tower con­nected to Vene­tian pro­vides in­com­pa­ra­ble ac­cess to gourmet din­ing, Canyon Ranch Spa­club, and the Grand Canal Shoppes. 702-607-7777;


This sexy three-tow­ered re­sort fea­tures a glam­orous ar­ray of Fan­tasy Suites de­signed in mo­tifs rang­ing from clas­sic Hol­ly­wood to Bar­bie’s Dream House, plus the nightspot Ghost­bar. 702-9427777;


In­spired by the City of Lights, this themed ho­tel fea­tures its own replica of the Eif­fel Tower and Strip-front eater­ies like Mon Ami Gabi and Eif­fel Tower Res­tau­rant. 877-796-2096; paris­lasve­


Brit­ney Spears and Jen­nifer Lopez hold court at this ul­tra­hip casino re­sort con­nected to the Axis The­ater and Mir­a­cle Mile Shops. 866-919-7472; plan­ethol­ly­


This con­tem­po­rary re­sort’s ameni­ties range from a bowl­ing al­ley to a topranked sports book to a newly rein­vig­o­rated din­ing scene. A brand­new spa, man­aged by Well & Be­ing, is a des­ti­na­tion all its own. And re­cently ren­o­vated, art-filled pent­houses have some of the val­ley’s best views of Red Rock Canyon Na­tional Con­ser­va­tion Area. 702-797-7777; re­


SLS brings ur­ban cool to the Strip’s north end with celebrity chef-helmed restau­rants and a va­ri­ety of chic nightspots. A W Ho­tel just opened in one of its tow­ers. High rollers should check out its nearly 2,400square-foot “Ex­treme Wow” suite, de­signed by Lenny Kravitz; its top-floor bal­cony has great views of the moun­tains. 702-761-7000; slslasve­


Sit­u­ated across from Aria, this un­der­stated, nongam­ing, all-suite ho­tel of­fers a fire­side pa­tio bar, an Espa-branded spa, and an en­vi­able cen­ter-strip lo­ca­tion. 702-590-2111;


Large suites, miles of dreamy canals, some of the best din­ing on the Strip, and ac­cess to the 118,000-square-foot Canyon Ranch Spa­club make this one of the Strip’s most pop­u­lar re­sorts. With its “out­door” cafés and shops lin­ing a sys­tem of canals, it’s pos­si­ble to check in and never leave for days. 702-414-1000; vene­


A Strip icon, Steve Wynn’s swoop­ing build­ing is filled with light, from the lobby atrium to the floor-to-ceil­ing win­dows in most rooms, all of which are quite large (even the small­est), with huge bath­tubs and great views (re­quest a view of the moun­tains or Wynn’s golf course). Gour­mands will want to head to any of the restau­rants around the re­sort. The re­tail in Wynn—from Givenchy’s US flag­ship to the Wynn Col­lec­tion bou­tique—is un­par­al­leled. 702-770-7000; wynn

At Palazzo’s Aquatic Club, look for the pop- up syn­chro­nized swim­mers from your lounge chair in th­ese ca­banas.

Check out Ve­gas’s decor rev­o­lu­tion— and maybe a new place to live— at ONE Las Ve­gas.

Just a taste of the trea­sures in­side Patina Dé­cor.

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