Celebrate diptyque Paris New Collection
diptyque Paris at South Coast Plaza celebrates the launch of its newest collection La Collection 34 and its Bazar on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. with an evening of Champagne and shopping.
The collection consists of a limited edition fragrance and a first for the brand, an array of scented pillar candles, textured candle holders and soap stone diffusers. You can also explore the range at the diptyque South Coast Plaza boutique and receive a luxury gift with purchase.
diptyque is at Level One, Nordstrom Wing. 714.850.9995.
Cool. Fashionable. Wallets.
Finding the ideal wallet can be a tireless process when you’re going from store to store. To the rescue is TheWalletShoppe.com, an online boutique for men that features a diverse selection of wallets--Card Cases, Bifolds, Billfolds, Front Pocket Wallets or Money Clips-- from a variety of designers such as Bellroy, TGT aka Tight, Dosh, The Frye Company, Boconi, Bond & Knight and J.Fold. All wallets are curated by Justin Dobbs, the founder of TheWalletShoppe.com for function, quality and value. TheWalletShoppe.com offers a hassle free shopping experience and great customer service.
They just recently launched several new products including the Bellroy Elements Sleeve Wallet ($69.95) and Bellroy Elements Travel Wallet ($139.95) Bellroy wallets are specifically designed to be slim. Not only are function and style at the top of the design, the wallets are stylish and easy to use.
Another favorite is the slim Dosh wallets that will never create a bulky pocket. The Dosh 6 holds up to 6 cards, is molded in TPU, a water resistant material, and is made of all recyclable material. $74.95.
Currently, there’s a back to school special at TheWalletShoppe.com, enter code Lunchmoney for a 10% discount.
Chic Swimwear from Paris
At Everything But Water, bra sized chic swimwear just arrived from Paris. Huit’s Parisian cool swimwear in sizes 32C-36DD takes the guesswork out of finding the right top. The padded underwire bandeau top features piping and button detail, removable shoulder straps and clips at back. For bottoms, there’s a great boyshort hipster featuring piping and button detail.
Everything But Water is at the Brea Mall at 2058 Brea Mall in Brea 714. 529.2485. Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
At South Coast Plaza, at 3333 Bear St. in Costa Mesa. 714.540.8523. Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
The Shops at Mission Viejo at 555 The Shops at Mission Viejo in Mission Viejo. 949.347.7056. Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Sea-Inspired Chou Designs
New York based swimwear, accessories and jewelry designer, Tiffany Chou is known for her sea-inspired designs that can easily be worn everyday.
Her newest "Sail Away" collection is available locally at Newport Colony Company at Fashion Island, and at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Her signature design aesthetic features stackable cuffs and bangles, bracelets, charming stud earrings, dainty necklaces and skinny rings that range from $25 - $110. Chou’s swimwear is available online only.
Aquarium of the Pacific is at 100 Aquarium Way in Long Beach. 562.590.3100.
Newport Colony Company, near Nordstrom at Fashion Island, in Newport Beach. 949.706.0101
Girls Surf Tees. Local and Artsy.
Laguna College of Art and Design just collaborated with Thalia Surf Shop and VANS to create a local line of action sportswear. The collection is available online here, and at Thalia Surf Shop in Laguna Beach.
The clothing will also featured at the 6th annual Festival of Arts Runway Fashion Show on Saturday Aug. 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the festival grounds. Celebrity judges Kim Alexis and Steven “Cojo” Cojocaru.
Thalia Surf Shop is at 915 S Coast Hwy, in Laguna Beach. 949.497.3292.
Custom Longchamp Le Pliage Cuir
In celebration of Le Pliage’s 20th anniversary, Longchamp at South Coast Plaza is giving you the chance to make the versatile handbag, Le Pliage Cuir your very own. For the first time you can select the size, color, flap/handle color, tabs and even shoulder strap. And to take it further, you can chose the finishing touches like the lining and initials.
Longchamp South Coast Plaza is the only SoCal boutique to offer this personalization program.
Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Level 2, between Jewel and Carousel Courts at South Coast Plaza. 714.436.1963