From vintage vibes to cutting-edge style, these four Newport Beach boutiques offer a shopping experience like no other
Newport Beach recently named one of the top three beach towns
in the United States, has a plethora of incredible things to offer. There are world-class beaches and surfing opportunities, of course, as well as delicious dining options and stunning Newport Beach real estate. Newport is also home to Corona del Mar, an amazing little beach village within the city. The nightlife and cocktail culture rival much bigger cities and the views of the Pacific are unlike any other.
And then there’s the shopping. Newport Beach is home to some amazing hidden gems. Whether you need to spruce up your wardrobe or are seeking out some retail therapy, here are four of the best boutiques in Newport Beach.
Located within a space designed by Horton Ladd and John Kelsey, A’maree’s
is an excellent high-fashion destination. Sisters Dawn Kolb, Denise Schaefer, and Apryl Schaefer run this beautiful boutique, where you can find everything from elegant accessories to modern casual wear, fragrant perfumes to chic dresses. Having views of the Pacific while you browse is the icing on the cake.
A’maree’s is located at 2241 West Coast Hwy.
This pop-up boutique first showed up on the scene at Fashion Island in 2015. Created by a mother-daughter duo comprised of Marie and Kelly Gray, Grayse
is an incredible place to find cutting-edge style. The Grays brings a stellar fashion pedigree along with them, so you know the items they carry are the very best. (Marie and her husband previously founded the renowned St. John
, and Kelly established the edgy Royal Underground with Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx in 2006.) Stop by Grayse for printed silk tunics, leather jackets, embellished tops, and amazing dresses.
Grayse is located at 427 Newport Center Dr.
Named for iconic film star Brigitte Bardot, Bardot
is filled with glamorous and everyday pieces alike. Owner Dana Harmon strives to create a space that fits in with Newport’s beachy vibe. The racks at Bardot are stocked with items from designers like Maison du Soir
, Rag & Bone
, and A.L.C
. Scope out flowing dresses, cute jumpers, and skinny jeans
Bardot is located at 2043 Westcliff Dr.
If a vintage vibe is what you’re after, look no further than Swellegant Vintage
. Home to rare finds dated from the 1940s to the 1980s, Nicole Bernstein’s amazing vintage shop offers up a collection of stylish unique finds. Unlike many vintage shops, all the pieces at Swellegant are carefully collected and curated. Stop here for vintage swimwear, chic dresses, cute and casual outfits, and retro decor.
Swellegant Vintage is located at 3409 Newport Boulevard, Balboa Peninsula.