Sure, it might be trying too hard with the faux-Roman vibe (classical pillars, statues, huge fountains), but the Forum Shops rakes in a whopping $1,300 in sales per square foot each year, the nation's highest per-foot revenue. Far and away the best of the casino malls, the Forum Shops is a must for anyone with a shopping jones.
In the main mall, mid-range chains (Banana Republic, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, Diesel, Kenneth Cole) punctuate the serious designer line-up: Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Lacroix, Robert Cavalli, Valentino et al. Accessorise your outfit at Chopard, David Yurman, Bulgari, De Beers, Harry Winston or Tiffany & Co. But the real jewels are the refined shops that front directly on to the Strip. Spiral escalators and marble floors help create a swanky setting for tenants such as fashion powerhouses Kate Spade, Marc Jacobs, Pucci, Thomas Pink and Carolina Herrera. Recent arrivals include Judith Ripka, Miss Sixty and Ron Herman. There are attractions at either end of the mall: statues come to life at one extremity, with Atlantis rising from the waves at the other.