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.
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.
Visitors will find all kinds of name brand retailers at this Chino Hills promenade mall. From footwear and clothing to housewares and mattresses, the mall is a veritable one-stop shop. The familiar H&M, Victoria's Secret, Banana Republic and Vans are all here in addition to a couple of local shops like Red E Surf and Dolcissimo Bakery. The mall holds events throughout the year as well, starting with the weekly Farmer's Market every Wednesday and live music on certain dates. The food court has the ubiquitous California Pizza Kitchen, Chipotle and Panera, but try the local coffeehouse Dripp, or the Kickin' Crab for something different.
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.
Coach is a world famous brand that is synonymous with high quality and high fashion. This Santa Ana store is certainly no exception to the rule. Shoppers can delight in the iconic handbags, wallets, shoes, sunglasses and all other type of accessories. In addition to the signature accessories, Coach also sells a fashionable selection of both men's and women's wear.
Chanel is an impressive designer brand that offers the very best in elegance and luxury. The "House" has expanded its business over the years to include watches, jewelry and apparel, in addition to its famous fragrances. Clothes include slacks, dresses, men's jackets and its celebrated tailored suit. Visit this store and find stylish outfits and sophisticated accessories.
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.
Alta Baja Market is a unique, one-of-a-kind store that specializes in products that derive from the American Southwest, Mexico and California. Some of the products include wine, beer, crafts and home goods that come from these regions. Additionally, the shop provides classes and workshops in cooking, demos, pop-up dinners and idea swaps. Its location in the 4th Street Market is also another reason why people are attracted to Alta Baja.
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.