Swellegant Vintage stocks Newport's premiere vintage selection, offering a constantly-rotating selection of authentic fashions from the 1940s through the 1980s. The cramped store space brims with vintage treasures sourced from the area's well-heeled fashionistas, ensuring high-quality designer wear at a fraction of the usual price. Accessories have their own niche carved out, antique jewelry and brand new costume pieces sharing the display space. Because Swellegant takes in new acquisitions on a weekly basis, there's always a new hidden gem lurking in the racks.
With hundreds of clothing boutiques, restaurants, and entertainment, Fashion Island is the epitome of a one-stop-shop in Newport Beach. Formerly a small outdoor mall, it has grown into a combination indoor/outdoor shopping district, complete with fountains and promenades. It is now home to top designer stores in addition to the many shopping and eating options. The Fashion Island also hosts entertainment events throughout the year.
Upscale fashion and fine dining have a home at the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Some of the top names in the industry like Burberry and Chanel, have a home among the more affordable choices like the H&M mega store and GAP. There is also a variety of restaurants to sate your appetite after a day of shopping. The center is also home to many events throughout the year, from fundraising concerts to a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. With hundreds of boutiques, department stores and restaurants to choose from, a trip to the South Coast Plaza can easily become an all-day event, so be sure to plan accordingly.
The Lab is a center of alternative culture for the Costa Mesa area and views itself as an anti-mall by offering a unique indoor and outdoor space for funky local businesses. In addition to the many trendy shops like Urban Outfitters and Popkiller, you can find great vintage clothing at Buffalo Exchange, or check out the artwork at the ARTery. If the hipster-style stories leave you hungry, there are several cafes and restaurants open late. The Lab also hosts events, showcasing local artists, musicians and performers.
This huge open-air shopping center is a bargain hunters dream with wonderful outlet stores and discount boutiques! You'll find over 120 stores all in one location including Nike Factory Store, Nordstrom Rack, and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. With restaurants, shops, an AMC Theater with IMAX, and a huge indoor skatepark, the Outlets at Orange is a great place to spend a day.
Visit Old Towne Orange Historic District and step into yesteryear. This district is centered around the original Orange plaza and contains so many historical buildings, the entire district is listed in the National Register of Historic Places! Walk around the one-square mile district and see different architecture, including Victorian and Spanish Revival buildings. The district is also known as a top shopping destination and you'll find plenty of art galleries, boutiques and antique stores near the plaza.
Spanning across 10,000 square feet (929 square meter), Old Barn Antiques Mall has an impressive selection vintage furniture, crockery, retro accessories to Native American pots, handicrafts and more. In addition, archaic magazines and records can also be found here. The vast layout of the shop allows you to leisurely browse through their collection, and there's a quaint restaurant on site where you can grab a snack while the staff packs your treasures.
Named after a particularly challenging surf break which was destroyed when the harbor was built, Killer Dana is a surf shop which sells sporting goods, especially for water based sports. Clothes and other accessories can also be found here.
From pharmacies to specialty boutiques and everything in between, Monarch Bay Plaza offers it all. The place also has a number of restaurants and cafes. Established in the 1960s, this is the very first shopping complex to be built in this city.
Marinelli Fine Jewelry is known for its custom-made jewelry. The shop also imports gems and jewelry all the way from Italy.
The Shops at Mission Viejo is impressive with 150 shops and restaurants. The shopping center has a fun filled, yet relaxing atmosphere with lounge areas and cafes where you can take a break from looking for the perfect outfit, accessory or the latest technical marvel. This indoor mall has several big name stores, including Macy's, Nordstrom, Sephora and more. Visit this shopping center and find everything you're looking for!
This store caters to all of your Mac and iPod needs. Stop in to check out the latest games, software, and accessories. If you're traveling, the staff can direct you with all the adapters you need for your electronics. Many locations also offer workshops on how to use their various products. See their website for more information and a calendar of events.