From lens to the prom: March into a month full of savings

In need of a new outfit for this weekend but don’t have the time to shop on your lunch break? Fashionistas can buy one and get one 20 percent off apparel, shoes and accessories during GlamSquadShop’s “happy shopping hour” from 4-7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. The boutique is at 5165 S. Fort Apache Road.

Maintain the windows to your soul at the semiannual Lens Event at LensCrafters. Receive 50 percent off lenses with your purchase of frames, now through April 3. Locations include 9975 S. Eastern Ave. and inside the Galleria at Sunset.

Be the prom queen by saving 15 percent off evening dresses purchased between March 14 and April 17 at Saks Fifth Avenue’s Prom Shopping Event. Plus, the store will donate 5 percent of each dress sold to the nonprofit group Scholarship America. Find Saks inside Fashion Show mall.

Update your spring wardrobe and your shopping directory. The Las Vegas Outlet Center is now Las Vegas Premium Outlets South (7400 Las Vegas Blvd. South at Warm Springs Road). This name change complements the center’s expansion, which includes new stores opening March 17: New Balance, True Religion, Guess and Under Armour. Set to open next month are LOFT, Michael Kors and Coach Men’s. Until then, head to Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas in Primm where you can get 15 percent off your entire purchase at the Tommy Hilfiger store. Pick up the required coupon, valid through April 3, at the main customer service booth.

If the recession forced you to give up your regular morning cup of Joe to go, sacrifice no more. Here’s the deal: What used to be a Tuesday-only special has now become an everyday operational standard. At Bentley’s Coffee, the caffeine-addicted can calm their shakes with a 16-ounce coffee beverage for a mere $2. Visit this locally owned shop at one of its two locations: 1501 W. Charleston Blvd. and 2840 E. Tropicana Ave.