Retail, entertainment and dining destination near Disneyland. Stores include Lush Cosmetics, Skechers, O’Neill, Harley-Davidson of Anaheim; some seats at 14-plex UltraLuxe cinema feature film-synced motion technology. 321 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.635.7410. anaheimgardenwalk.com
Hip shopping atCenter Street Promenade. Nearby 1920s Packard showroom features Umami Burger and Anaheim Brewery. Historic citrus packing building housing 20 foodie vendors opens presently. Center Street and Anaheim Boulevard, Anaheim, 714.966.6661. anaheimpackingdistrict.com
Located in the heart of downtown Laguna Beach, Areo has been dedicated to providing a fresh selection of gifts and home accessories since 1992. 201 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach, 949.376.0535. areohome.com
ART FOR THE SOUL
Eclectic collection of fine, American,. handcrafted jewelry, folk art, wearable art. 210 Marine Ave., Balboa, 949.675.1791 and 272 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach, 949.497.8700.
Whimsical store dedicated to all things sweet including novelty treats, new innovations and homemade baked goods and ice cream. 3100 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.675.3910. bcandy.com
Beach Candy Swimwear
Custom-made swimsuits. Women choose their own fit, color, style and ultimately their own “candy,” Swarovski crystals. 2824 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.640.0988.
Striking Italian-themed open-air center; Whole Foods Market, REI outdoor-sports specialist and 20-screen cinema. Lorna Jane, Casey’s Cupcakes and Solita for tacos and margaritas are new. 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, 714.897.2534
Considered one of the top upscale designer consignment shops for its quality and selection. It features the largest selection of St John Knits. It offers world-class service and carries a wide range of the finest European and American designers, accessories, fragrances, and shoes. You will find timeless elegant designers such as Chanel, Versace, Escada, etc. all at incredible prices. 2850 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, 949.718.0476.
Luxury sheets and bedding. South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.557.9999. betweenthesheetsinc.com
Black, Starr & Frost
Founded in 1810, Black, Starr & Frost is America’s first jeweler. Passion and perfection, rare and exquisite. The historical significance of their jewelry designs helped to create the American luxury industry. 341 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 949.673.1771.
County’s second-largest mall is home to department stores including Nordstrom, Macy’s and 174 other retailers including new Lamb & Flag. 1065 Brea Mall, Brea, 714.990.2733.
Buena Park Downtown
More than 1 million square feet of retail, dining and entertainment down the street from Knott’s Berry Farm, including Kirkorian Metroplex 18 theatres and Portillo’s. 8308 On the Mall, Buena Park, 714.828.7722.
Green-oriented enclave for outdoor enthusiasts includes eco-department store SEED People’s Market and a host of intriguing dining options. 2937-2981 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.966.6661. thecampsite.com
Center Street Promenade
From owners of Costa Mesa’s The LAB and The CAMP, Center Street Promenade includes Home Econcomics, Healthy Junk, The Good Californian Haberdashery and Heart & Sole. 201 Center Street Promenade, Anaheim.
Boutiques include Gail Jewelers, Jack’s Surfboards and Sienna Brown. Among other draws are Savory Spice Shop and new Sprinkles Ice Cream. 800-984 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, 949.720.2689. coronadelmarplaza.com
Ocean views amid Tuscan setting. Upscale boutiques, fine dining and home stores; restaurants Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana and Babette’s open presently. 7845-8085 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Coast, 949.720.2689. crystalcoveshoppingcenter.com
Find top quality stylish motorcycle and bicycle protective gear. 1645 Superior Avenue, Costa Mesa 949.650.2300. dstoreorangecounty.com
One-million-square-foot retail, entertainment and dining destination. Boutiques include Madison Bleu and Ulta Cosmetics; Whole Foods Market; Bowlmor bowling lounge. Union Market opens presently. Jamboree Road and Barranca Parkway, Tustin, 714.259.0290. thedistricttl.com
Doll Women’s Boutique
New at the 17th Street Promenade, the boutique offer clothing and gifts, including candles, frames, perfumes, bath and body, and vintage furniture. Most lines are under $100 with many under $50; designer and special occasion items are up to $400. 270 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, 949.646.5652.
Twenty-acre complex includes House of Blues, Build-A-Bear, Studio Disney 365 and Ridemakerz. 1510-1590 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, 714.300.7800. (See Attractions)
Elegant open-air center with anchors Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom; Halston Heritage, Babakul, Seafolly for swim, and Skin Laundry for quickie facials, are new. 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.721.2000. shopfashionisland.com
One of the most progressive boutiques in Southern California, Fetneh Blake serves as a portal to the world of runway and ready-to-wear couture. 427 N. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.494.3787.
Neighborhood lifestyle center offers Wet Seal, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Charming Charlie jewelry, Cloudmover Day Spa and Hashigo Sushi. The dog-friendly local favorite has a barking lot! 18593 Main St., Huntington Beach, 714.841.0036. 5pointsplaza.com
Irvine Spectrum Center
Moorish-themed entertainment-retail center includes nation’s most visited movie complex, anchors Nordstrom and Macy’s and a bevy of new restaurants. Blackheart, Brandy Melville and the Melt are new. Giant Ferris wheel visible from freeways. 71 Fortune Drive, Irvine, 949.753.5180. shopirvinespectrumcenter.com
Indoor-outdoor venue with youth-skewed boutiques, gallery and salon. Men’s store Klein Epstein & Parker and art/design bookstore As Issued are new. Dining includes Zipangu, Gypsy Den and Habana. 2930 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.966.6660. thelab.com
It took 162 years, but the luxury Swiss watch manufacturer, known for six lunar, the first diver’s watch and world-record accuracy, has opened its first boutique in Orange County. It carries the brand’s entire line, including the new Ladymatic mechanical watch. South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.850.0558. omegawatches.com
On Que Style
Orange County’s premier styling agency and designer consignment boutique, which introduces a contemporary approach to dressing stylish individuals. 2900 East Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.717.7795. onquestyle.com
The Outlets at Orange
Calvin Klein joins Perry Ellis and Tommy Hilfiger outlets, Nordstrom Rack, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th and American Eagle Outfitters. Home to Vans Skatepark for indoor boarding. Formerly known as the Block at Orange. 20 City Blvd. W., Orange, 714.769.4001. theoutletsatorange.com
For nearly four decades, Recycled Rags has provided exquisite clothing from the wardrobes of the world’s best-dressed people. From ball gowns to blue jeans to shoes, handbags, hats and accessories, Recycled Rags is filled with styles to suit all tastes. Classic and contemporary designs, by top designers such as Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Dolce & Gabanna and Gucci, are available at reasonable prices. Personal shoppers are available by appointment. Shoppers can provide a wish list and be called when the items become available. 2751 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.675.5553.
The first domestic ROLEX flagship store features one of the largest collections in the world – more than 1000 timepieces. South Coast Plaza, Carousel Court, Level 2. 714.241.8088. rolex.com
The Shops at Mission Viejo
From Aveda to Z Gallerie, plus Nordstrom and Macy’s. 555 The Shops at Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo, 949.364.1832.
South Coast Collection
Center of showrooms and creative studios includes Design Within Reach for midcentury modern, Surfas Culinary District and Arc restaurant. OC Mix features 30-plus vendors including Deer Lovely boutique, Portola Coffee Lab, Seventh Tea Bar, the Cheese Shop and Shuck Oyster Bar. 3303-3323 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 949.333.0893.
“The Ultimate Shopping Experience” is a state tourist destination. Marquee
retailers include Christian Louboutin and Prada; Lanvin, Brioni, Berluti and Diptyque are new. Macy’s Home Store and Crate & Barrel anchor Bear Street wing. 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 800.782.8888. southcoastplaza.com
Two blocks of coast-adjacent property offers retailers including Active Ride Shop, Varga and Crocs and Ra Sushi restaurant. 155 5th St., Huntington Beach, 714.465.4528.
Dining and entertainment destination has new image and name New El Corazon de Costa Mesa, Saddle Ranch Chop House and Olive Branch/Black Knight join Starlight Triangle Cinemas and Sutra. Opening presently: Tavern + Bowl and H2O Sushi & Izakaya. Seven levels of free parking and valet on weekends. 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, 949.650.0732. go2triangle.com
Macy’s, Nordstrom, 180 specialty shops and boutiques. 2800 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 714.547.7000.
Artistic, colorful and unique selections. 31761 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1322.