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.
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.
One area in Anaheim where you can find a different type of entertainment other than Disney is the Anaheim Garden Walk. Located right behind Disneyland across Harbor Boulevard, the complex provides dining and shopping. Most of the restaurants are well-known ones, like Roy's, Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Entertainment includes a Bowlmor Lanes bowling alley and the interesting U.F.O. Experience exhibition. Additionally, most of the shops are nationally known as well, from Skechers to Sunglass Hut, the selection is small but sufficient enough to merit a stroll through the center.
Just across the street from the hip shopping center The Lab, this collection of shops, boutiques and restaurants focuses on eco-friendly products and sustainable living. The CAMP provides a wonderful blend, focusing both on the shopper and the environment. From a yoga studio to restaurants that specialize in vegan dishes to local goods, you'll find it all at this unique shopping center. The CAMP also hosts fantastic events including live music and craft nights.
Metro Pointe is the perfect shopping center for a bargain hunter! This outdoor retail shopping area is known for its bargain stores, like Nordstrom Rack and Old Navy. If you get hungry or thirsty while shopping, stop by one of the many restaurants. There is even a movie theater on site, so you can catch a show and afterwards you can shop til you drop.
This store bears the name of Thomas Burberry, the Englishman who invented gabardine in 1870. The Burberry Trenchcoat was born in 1914 and has been a classic ever since. The company has since expanded to produce an array of apparel, including shirts, shoes and handbags, but the coat is still the main attraction. Everyone, it seems, from movie stars to politicians to monarchy has donned a Burberry at one time or another, attesting to the quality of these products.
Just three miles from the Market Place, a shopper's hunt continues at the District at Tustin Legacy on the border of Tustin and Irvine. The beautiful palm trees and the large street-side fountain give people the impression that this is a high-end mall. But just like the Market Place, this District features quality and value. The fancy landscape just adds more cheerfulness to the experience. Besides various non-chain businesses, there are about eighty stores and restaurants, including DSW, TJ Maxx and Home Goods, In-N-Out, Target, and even Costco. The District provides value for every aspect of a shopper's need! – Hoiyin Ip
Conveniently located in central Irvine, Diamond Jamboree features a variety of dining and shopping options. From group activities to leisure spots, the shopping center offers all kinds of services including, Plush Karaoke Lounge and Square Room Escape to shops including H Mart Supermarket. With twenty one restaurants it is a must see for all who like to explore the cuisines and cultures of the Pacific Rim. Visit the website for more details on the restaurants, services and event updates.
Divided into two halves by Jamboree Road, the Market Place consists of the Irvine side and the Tustin side. Knowing which side your destination store is in is helpful in this mall of 130 stores. Unlike other malls in the area which feature high end price tags, the Market Place features affordable quality. There are a variety of good-value stores, such as Loehmann's and In-N-Out. One can easily spend a day here, shopping, dining and catching a movie, without breaking the bank. – Hoiyin Ip
This shopping center is a favorite and was voted "Best Neighborhood Shopping Center in Orange County." It has 30 stores selling everything from clothing to artwork to gifts. There are also bakeries, cafes and other food shops. This is a great place for lazy afternoon shopping, with a lot of browsing in the different stores and a stop at one of the coffee shops for coffee and a croissant.
Since many believe it is important to dress for success, why should children be left out? This place, located on the outskirts of Beverly Hills, offers classy and elegant European clothing for children from infancy to 12 years old. The selection includes shirts, slacks, dresses, sport coats and more. Prices are high, but then again, so is the quality and service.
Escada offers the best in women's wear, shoes, perfumes and jewelry. Frequented by the rich and famous, this shop displays top quality classic designs like real fur collars, buttons plated with gold, hand-stitched beaded gowns, diamond jewelry and designer lingerie with Swarovski crystals. So if you want to treat yourself to a sophisticated outfit or impress your sweetheart with a fabulous gift, you will find it all under this roof.