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Where to Shop, Stretch, and Relax in Newport Beach

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While LA's home to plenty of Perfect Saturday-worthy nabes to fill a calendar's worth of shopping itineraries, there are also many road trip-ready retail therapy adventures to be had beyond our hometown. Melodramatic teens of both "fact" and fiction aside, Orange County is home to more than just Disneyland, banana stands, fancy tract housing and big box shopping centers owned by a single ominous development company (though there's probably plenty of all that, too).

With the help of OC-based super stylist Leslie Christen, we've mapped out a guide to Newport Beach and its neighboring coastal commune Corona del Mar for an afternoon of shopping, dining and relaxing. Should you decide to extend your trip for a day, hotels like the Fashion Island-adjacent Marriott Hotel & Spa or the five-star Resort at Pelican Hill are both staycation-worthy options.

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1. A'Maree's

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2241 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 642-4423
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Housed in a historic '60s modernist building, this haute couture-filled waterfront boutique isn't just a store—it's an experience. A legend in Newport Beach's luxury shopping scene, the high-end haven stocks international designers and cult fave brands like Saint Laurent, Comme des Garcons, The Row, Co, Rick Owens and many more. Their outdoor patio (complete with a hammock!) is also a top-notch relaxation spot post-shopping spree.

2. Bardot

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2043 Westcliff Dr
Newport Beach, CA
Boutique owner Dana Harmon perfectly captures '60s icon Brigitte Bardot's sexy beach bunny bombshell style at her shop, one of stylist Leslie Christen's local faves. The store stocks colorful apparel from cult cool labels like A.L.C., Current/Elliott, Tibi, Parker and Equipment; swimwear from Mara Hoffman and KORE Swim; basics from Rachel Pally and more.

3. Fashion Island

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401 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 721-2000
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Yes, it's a mall, but this upscale shopping hub is worth the stop for boasting a few names that haven't yet made it to LA's directories, like laid-back Cali label Ella Moss, colorful lifestyle concept shop C. Wonder, Aussie swimwear brand Seafolly and Hawaiian swim line Letarte. The retail center also recently upped its grub scene with LA foodie faves like Fig & Olive, Lemonade and Red O. [Photo via]

4. Harpers Boutique

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2610 E Coast Hwy
Corona del Mar, CA 92625
(949) 644-7467
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Another boho beach boutique fave of Christen's, this shop offers affordable apparel, footwear and accessories from contemporary brands like Dolce Vita, Lush and Gorjana mixed in with pricier pieces from labels like Mother Denim, Velvet by Graham & Spencer and more. [Photo via]

5. Jarbo

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1827 Westcliff Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(206) 438-3870
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The edgy and modern European label filled with day-to-night pieces has struck a chord with Newport Beach shoppers who love its luxe, laid-back aesthetic. [Photo via]

6. OnQueStyle

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2900 E Coast Hwy
Corona del Mar, CA 92625
(949) 717-7795
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Ladies who lunch come get their budget designer shopping fix (or drop off their pre-loved and never-worn wares) at this luxury consignment boutique, which boasts apparel, accessories and handbags from nearly every high-end European fashion house (Chanel, Dior, etc.), footwear from the likes of Louboutin and Manolo and a massive glass case filled with Birkins.

7. Social B Boutique

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359 Old Newport Boulevard
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 533-3525
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Stylist Leslie Christen also favors this indie boutique for its eclectic mix of high and low alongside apparel, jewelry and home goods from local designers. Find brands like Indah, Milly, Dolce Vita, Michelle Jonas Travelwear and Splendid. [Photo via]

8. Villa Pilates & Yoga

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501 31st St, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Located by the soon-to-be-revamped Lido Marina Village, this sweat sanctuary offers yoga, Pilates and meditation classes. It's also got a boutique filled with stylish fitness gear and accessories.

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1. A'Maree's

2241 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Housed in a historic '60s modernist building, this haute couture-filled waterfront boutique isn't just a store—it's an experience. A legend in Newport Beach's luxury shopping scene, the high-end haven stocks international designers and cult fave brands like Saint Laurent, Comme des Garcons, The Row, Co, Rick Owens and many more. Their outdoor patio (complete with a hammock!) is also a top-notch relaxation spot post-shopping spree.
2241 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663

2. Bardot

2043 Westcliff Dr, Newport Beach, CA
Boutique owner Dana Harmon perfectly captures '60s icon Brigitte Bardot's sexy beach bunny bombshell style at her shop, one of stylist Leslie Christen's local faves. The store stocks colorful apparel from cult cool labels like A.L.C., Current/Elliott, Tibi, Parker and Equipment; swimwear from Mara Hoffman and KORE Swim; basics from Rachel Pally and more.
2043 Westcliff Dr
Newport Beach, CA

3. Fashion Island

401 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Yes, it's a mall, but this upscale shopping hub is worth the stop for boasting a few names that haven't yet made it to LA's directories, like laid-back Cali label Ella Moss, colorful lifestyle concept shop C. Wonder, Aussie swimwear brand Seafolly and Hawaiian swim line Letarte. The retail center also recently upped its grub scene with LA foodie faves like Fig & Olive, Lemonade and Red O. [Photo via]
401 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

4. Harpers Boutique

2610 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, CA 92625
Another boho beach boutique fave of Christen's, this shop offers affordable apparel, footwear and accessories from contemporary brands like Dolce Vita, Lush and Gorjana mixed in with pricier pieces from labels like Mother Denim, Velvet by Graham & Spencer and more. [Photo via]
2610 E Coast Hwy
Corona del Mar, CA 92625

5. Jarbo

1827 Westcliff Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The edgy and modern European label filled with day-to-night pieces has struck a chord with Newport Beach shoppers who love its luxe, laid-back aesthetic. [Photo via]
1827 Westcliff Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

6. OnQueStyle

2900 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, CA 92625
Ladies who lunch come get their budget designer shopping fix (or drop off their pre-loved and never-worn wares) at this luxury consignment boutique, which boasts apparel, accessories and handbags from nearly every high-end European fashion house (Chanel, Dior, etc.), footwear from the likes of Louboutin and Manolo and a massive glass case filled with Birkins.
2900 E Coast Hwy
Corona del Mar, CA 92625

7. Social B Boutique

359 Old Newport Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Stylist Leslie Christen also favors this indie boutique for its eclectic mix of high and low alongside apparel, jewelry and home goods from local designers. Find brands like Indah, Milly, Dolce Vita, Michelle Jonas Travelwear and Splendid. [Photo via]
359 Old Newport Boulevard
Newport Beach, CA 92663

8. Villa Pilates & Yoga

501 31st St, Newport Beach, CA 92663, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Located by the soon-to-be-revamped Lido Marina Village, this sweat sanctuary offers yoga, Pilates and meditation classes. It's also got a boutique filled with stylish fitness gear and accessories.
501 31st St, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Newport Beach, CA 92663