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Caesars Entertainment's $550 million The Linq starts debuting Dec. 27. While the 550-foot observation wheel the High Roller is still under construction and plans to unveil its views of the Strip this spring, some of the restaurants and boutiques in the 300,000-square-foot retail center designed to look like LA's The Grove will be ready to open.
First up, Koto, an oddities store described as "a cross between Sharper Image and a gift store." This store has roots in Aspen, and this outlet in The Linq will be a first in Las Vegas. Here find hip homeware and giftable trinkets that are very playful in nature. The Website shows fedoras, cocktail glasses, wooden watches and ornaments, but that's just a sampling of what Koto will offer. Think of this gift shop as the place to go to find the perfect present for your hardest-to-buy-for friend or relative.