O.C. Seen: Street Petallers

Flower stands—and a pop-up flower truck—are blooming. Looking for a flower arrangement? You can find some of the best in Orange County—appropriately enough—in the open air. Sussanna Davidson’s style at French Buckets, a stand at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach, is artistic, organic and feminine. Her background is in fine art; inspired by the […]

Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Orange County

Looking for ways to show your support for the black community? Donate, shop and dine at the many outstanding black-run businesses throughout Orange County. BUSINESSES C|Dobbs BoutiqueCorona del Mar Plaza, 928 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, 949.427.2321. c-dobbs.com | Instagram CherryHills Market21010 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 800.504.6979. cherryhillsmarket.com Laguna Candles821-A Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, […]

Gorjeous: Interview with Gorjana Reidel

Gorjana Reidel started out making jewelry on her apartment floor in Laguna Beach. Now it’s carried at 1,000 boutiques around the world—including seven of her own—and 200 major retailers. By Kat De Angelis. It was 2004 when Gorjana Reidel, then age 22, surmised that a 9-to-5 office job wasn’t for her. Perhaps the years she’d […]

Style Guide: Eye-Catching Coats to Wear this Fall and Winter

Positive statement: stand-out coats from Orange County’s elite boutiques. By Zoe Lorenzo. There is no single piece of apparel that makes a bigger fashion statement than an eye-catching coat. It’s often the first element to get attention. Bold, it exudes confidence. Distinctive, it makes an outfit pop. Above all, it makes a statement about yourself—your […]

Suit Yourself: 6 Distinctive Swimwear Boutiques in Newport Beach

Get ready to soak in the sun and lay in the sand with a new swimsuit from one of 6 distinctive swimwear boutiques in Newport Beach. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. Adapted from WHERE Orange County magazine’s spring 2018 issue. 1. Beach Bunny Swimwear Hop into summer feeling confident, glamorous and flirty with a new […]

Merchant Marina: 7 Exclusive Boutiques to Shop at in Lido Marina Village

From comfort to couture, shop for the apparel and accessories you need at these 7 exclusive boutiques in Lido Marina Village. Adapted from the 2017-18 WHERE OC Magazine Winter Issue. 1. Bailey44 In search of classic apparel and accessories with a modern twist? Visit Bailey44’s first brick and mortar flagship store where you can find […]