Tastemakers: Working Out in Style

If a woman is to have it all, her wardrobe needs to do it all. At least that’s what three savvy Newport Beach women...

Serene Sky, an Orange County Online Boutique, Launches

Most of us don’t look back so fondly on our high school years, but besties Frances Akbari and Donna Nguyen remember 1992 at Fountain Valley High as the beginning of a beautiful friendship—and now, business relationship. The duo is launching an online jewelry shop called Serene Sky (shopserenesky.com) on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Brea Mall is Home to O.C.’s Second Kiehl’s Store

In addition to getting a newly renovated mall, Brea now has bragging rights to a Kiehl's boutique. Elevating the skin and hair-care routines of loyal customers since 1851, Kiehl's chose The Brea Mall as the lucky landmark to expand the chain's presence, making it the second Orange County location (the other is at South Coast Plaza). Paying homage to Kiehl's East Village New York roots, the store brings a modern Big Apple apothecary to north county, blending antique fixtures with modern neon flair.

‘Tis the Season: Neiman’s New Charitable Gift Shop

Neiman Marcus has a new holiday gift shop. Well, kind of.

This Book About Contemporary Comfort Highlights 13 Cottages in Orange County

Molly Hyde English found 13 cottages throughout Orange County and interviewed the interior designers and homeowners.

Artful Dressing by Luisa Fernanda Espinosa & Son Alonso Mateo

Instagram sensations Luisa Fernanda Espinosa and son Alonso Mateo model spring fashion favorites at their artful Laguna Beach home.

What Do ‘Homeland,’ ‘General Hospital,’ Tom Cruise, and Orange County Have in Common?

I might still be recovering from the frenetic pace of the final episodes of "Breaking Bad," in that it's hard to transition to the slow burn of a show like "Homeland," which began its third season last week. The season started with most of the CIA dead from a bomb blast, so it makes sense that new junior agents would have to be introduced. Fara Sherazi is the new analyst character whom Saul blew up at (no pun intended) in the second episode of the season for not immediately finding the the data she was brought in to discover. He went so far as to criticize her for wearing a hijab, saying that it was a slap in the face to the surviving agents. Ouch.

Uniqlo Lights Up South Coast Plaza

Fall means a fresh look at fashion, so the timing couldn’t be better for South Coast Plaza’s newest merchandiser. Based out of Japan, Uniqlo...