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Rodeo Queens with Purses

Cowgirls Prefer Ringlets

The Miss Rodeo America pageant comes to Las Vegas

Thankfully the house was dark and the spotlights were on the exhilaratingly cheerful Miss Rodeo America contestants. No one in the packed Las Vegas theatre could see the condescending sneer on my face as I watched 28 cowgirls in rhinestone-studded paramilitary jumpsuits toprock to “Danger Zone.” If ever a group …more Cowgirls Prefer Ringlets

Vegas Christmas Cactus

Vegas Does Christmas

The Ethel M Holiday Cactus Lighting rings in the season

Christmas, the theatrical season of excess, syncs perfectly with Las Vegas, the theatrical city of extremes. Cue the cocktail waitresses in saucy fur-trimmed minis, monumental snowflakes flaunting their fractals, roasted pheasant stuffed with white truffles, carolers belting out holiday show tunes. Even the Santa sitting in an elegant, out-sized throne …more Vegas Does Christmas

Kiki de Montparnasse

Very Good Lingerie In A Very Naughty Town

"Fashion Night Out" scores at Crystals Las Vegas

Consider it an Amsterdam Red Light district upgrade, Vegas style: two lingerie-clad beauties lounging in a velvety store window at the Crystals CityCenter mall. Too bubbly to be prostitutes—or even portraying prostitutes—they chatted to each other, seemingly oblivious to onlookers, while the delicate filigrees of their French lace and satiny …more Very Good Lingerie In A Very Naughty Town

Bosom Ground Zero

Bosom: Ground Zero

Vegas is a great city for a bra-fit

The Victoria’s Secret store in The Forum Mall at Caesar’s Palace earns high marks for its conscientious staff. “Most of the women in this mall,” one young clerk solemnly declared, “are wearing the wrong-size bra.” Before I could summon enough moxy to shoo her away, she slipped a tape measure …more Bosom: Ground Zero