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Dressing Diplo

The Wynn Tower Suite has three bedrooms, a catering kitchen, a billiard room and a spa. But on this particular day, it also holds a rolling rack stuffed with designer menswear and a large assortment of photography gear. Read More

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Fashionably giving: Wood was instrumental in establishing Tryst/XS’ annual contribution to the KLUC Toy Drive, which last year raised more than $170,000 in toys—three semi-trailers full—for which Mayor Carolyn Goodman declared Dec. 12 Tryst/XS Day. But what affected Wood the most was more sentimental, he says: “A giant box of amazing thank-you notes from kids who wouldn’t have a Christmas otherwise.”

From Nightlife to Fight Night

John Wood, a multitalented nightlife veteran and fashion entrepreneur, has ascended to impressive heights within both industries. The Wyoming native moved to Las Vegas in 1998 to study marketing at UNLV, got his feet in nightclub and retail doors, and has continued climbing ever since. Ironically, his first taste of nightlife began in the realm Read More

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Best Club-Hop Itinerary

Looking for the finest day-to-night experience without ever leaving the hotel? With Las Vegas’ summer heat, no one can blame you. Dip into Three-Course Sundays at Encore. Start with the Grill at Encore Beach Club for bites and cocktails before jumping in and pool-partying the day away. Then clean up and head to Andrea’s for Asian fare and seasonal cocktails with help from the custom iPad app drink Read More

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Best Nightclub VIP Host

What makes a great nightclub host so great? For Padraic Breeze, senior VIP host for XS, Tryst and Botero, it starts with reliability. He replies quickly and positively. Whether it’s for you or just your friends, it’s always affirmative. In fact he’ll take care of your friends without even knowing they’re your friends, no intro needed. He’s the host you trust to take care of your girlfriends. Want a table? No gauging or “$300 handshake” tip-racketeer here. He’ll greet you at the rope and make you look good in front of your crew. He’ll write up your slip and walk you Read More

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Group Therapy

Group Therapy Vegas Upcoming Dates May 17 XS Nightclub. May 18 Encore Beach Club. May 26 Surrender Nightclub. June 21 XS Nightclub. June 23 Encore Beach Club. June 26 Surrender Nightclub. July 5 XS Nightclub. July 7 Encore Beach Read More