Ralph Lauren has always offered chic American style, but we were blown away by the recent makeover at the brand's South Coast Plaza boutique. Featuring the biggest expanse of windows at South Coast Plaza, Ralph Lauren sits on Level 1...
The Trade  Old West miners typically didn’t have the time or resources to launder their work clothes. They’d just get new pants and jackets, and discard the old. Harris can tell what type of work a miner did by examining...
One of the things we love at this time of year is dreaming about pretty, feminine dresses ... something about the onset of spring makes us think about  ditching the yoga pants and booties for a lacy confection and...
O.C. residents and Former Roxy employees  Kenna Florie, right, and Birgit Klett became friends in 2004 over dinners as they shared their experiences losing parents. Florie, vice president of marketing at Roxy, and Klett, its head of global footwear...
We're gonna mark our calendars for Nov. 7, right now, because we do not want to miss StyleCon. O.C.'s beauty and fashion answer to ComicCon, StyleCon is a first of its kind day-long event featuring beauty and style brands...
Is there a better season, style-wise, than fall? Even though it's been blistering here in Orange County of late, we all long for cozy coats, nubby knits, fun furs and piles of fall accessories. Recently a lucky few got to...
If good things come in small packages, Brass Tack in Laguna Beach is a great place toshop. Next to the post office on Forest Avenue and fronted by a charming brick patio with two woven chairs ($425 each), it’s...
Every year, Stuff We Love looks forward to summer, sun, sea, and sand …  but spending lazy days at the beach doesn’t mean we don’t want to look good. Happily, two of our favorite O.C. brands—L*Space and Gorjana—have collaborated on...

SEE at Fashion Island
If you love trendy eyewear but not the price tags, head for SEE optical shop. The company cuts out the middle-man to bring you piles of styles at affordable prices, and you can try them all on at the new Fashion Island store. Creative staffers instantly size you up and turn you on to flattering colors and shapes you might never have chosen yourself. The Fashion Island outpost is the company’s 29th store. Cheers, to a new view in the looking glass.

I popped into South Coast Plaza the other day to check out the long-awaited reappearance of Céline and wasn't disappointed. Like a minimalist oasis on SCP's first floor (Nordstrom Wing), Céline represents designer Phoebe Philo's rigorous and elegant aesthetic perfectly. Utilizing...