After nearly two years of anticipation, many of the stores at revitalized Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach opened at the end of the summer. Look for more long-awaited spots to open this winter, including restaurants Nobu and L’Isoletta.
AESOP The Australian company is known for its parsley seed anti-oxidant skin-care line but also sells super-hydrating shampoos as well as plant-based deodorant and mouthwash ($25 to $65). 3424 Via Oporto, 949-673-1995, aesop.com
CLARE V The first Orange County outpost for the trendsetting L.A. handbag designer, this airy shop features totes, shoulder bags, and clutches ($95 to $600) in bright shades of blue and red, along with wallets, coin clutches, and tablet cases ($50 to $200). 3424 Via Oporto, 949-612-7186, clarev.com
BAILEY 44 Casually elegant tops, dresses, and skirts in sumptuous jersey, silk, and eco-leather ($80 to $350) line the racks at this boutique, which looks more like a stylish-but-comfortable living room. It’s the first stand-alone store for the L.A.-based line. 3424 Via Oporto, 949-612-7833, bailey44.com
STEVEN ALAN Shoppers can browse men’s and women’s clothing—a mix of Steven Alan’s line and other on-trend brands—at this boutique, which also stocks French perfume, candles, sleek vases, and wool throws ($28 to $320). 3446 Via Oporto, 949-200-9212, stevenalan.com
Photographs by Melissa Valladares.