November 09, 2022  |  The Zoe Report

The Zoe Report’s Fashion News for November Includes the New Gentle Monster Boutique at South Coast Plaza

Once November rolls around, you can feel the holiday spirit in the air. The festive month brings with it relaxation and a kind of shopping frenzy, too, as you figure out who to buy gifts for and what you’d want to treat yourself to this year. The new fashion drops & collaborations to pay attention to this month include Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster opens its fourth retail store in the U.S. at South Coast Plaza. The new store is themed ‘The Evolution’ offers a unique and surreal environment adorned with kinetic structures and art sculptures and carries the brand’s most sought-after designs.

November 07, 2022  |  Orange County Register

Gucci opens second boutique at South Coast Plaza

Gucci has opened a pop-up store that features the luxury brand’s luggage line, Gucci Valigeria, at South Coast Plaza. The Valigeria boutique is an homage to founder Guccio Gucci, who created a luggage atelier in Florence in 1921.The retail center is also home to a traditional Gucci store that carries apparel and accessories. The Valigeria store will be open until the spring

November 02, 2022  |  The Hollywood Reporter

Gucci South Coast Plaza Offers Harry Styles Ha Ha Ha Fashion Collaboration, Plus the Debut of a Second Gucci Boutique

Harry Styles and Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele are celebrating their fashionable friendship with a new collaboration. The collection showcases the singer’s penchant for eye-popping prints, vintage-inspired silhouettes and playful approach to fashion. Gucci has its own California happening at South Coast Plaza where its 4,500-square-foot Gucci Valigeria Ephemeral pop-up boutique (open through spring 2023) offers luggage, travel bags, carry-ons and other accessories from the Savoy collection. (Ryan Gosling recently starred in the whimsical campaign.)

November 02, 2022  |  C Magazine

Gucci Says “Buon Viaggio” With Its New Pop-Up at South Coast Plaza

As we collectively resume our pandemic-delayed adventures, Gucci is celebrating our return to the skies, roads and seas with an ephemeral store devoted to Gucci Valigeria, the brand’s travel selection of luggage, carry-ons and accessories. Open at South Coast Plaza for the holidays through spring 2023, the 4,500-square-foot space is a testament to the notion […]

November 01, 2022  |  Eater Los Angeles

Food Critic’s List of the 38 Essential OC Restaurants Includes Three from South Coast Plaza

On a culinary tour of OC from Little Saigon to San Juan Capistrano, writer Jenn Tanka includes Knife Pleat, Terrace by Mix Mix, and Populaire among the essential restaurants in Orange County. Of Populaire, she writes that “the modern California-French bistro is situated in South Coast Plaza, where fried chicken bites topped with caviar fit perfectly with the glitzy atmosphere. Of Terrace by Mix Mix, Tanka points out that “Chef Ross Pangilinan’s restaurant is best known for its open-air patio and the chef’s large raviolo.” Knife Pleat, South Coast Plaza’s Michelin star-winning culinary destination, is lauded for its lobster Caesar salad and Champagne for lunch, and the “impeccable afternoon tea service” on Saturdays.

October 27, 2022  |  The Hollywood Reporter

In Honor of the Tambour’s 20th Anniversary, Louis Vuitton Unveils a Pop-Up Retrospective in SoCal

The retail experience — showcasing 20 years of LV’s instantly recognizable watch — runs through Nov. 10 at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California. Louis Vuitton first introduced its Tambour watch collection in 2002. Before then, the brand had built a global reputation as a leader in luxury fashion and accessories, but that status didn’t […]

October 26, 2022  |  OC Register

Hidden gem: Take a look inside Petrossian at Tiffany at South Coast Plaza

The caviar-centric restaurant Petrossian at Tiffany, which is nestled inside Tiffany & Co. at South Coast Plaza, has been open for just over seven months. The Art Deco dining room walls are painted in a dusty Tiffany blue interspersed with amazonite stone and mirrored panels. Glass display cases situated throughout the room are decorated with […]

October 20, 2022  |  Modern Luxury


Making its grand fall debut, Orange County Museum of Art (ocma.art) unveils its sprawling new 53,000-square-foot, indoor-outdoor home at Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts. “One of my goals throughout my career has been to put art in front of people when they are least expecting it,” says Heidi Zuckerman, CEO and director of […]

October 14, 2022  |  Orange County Business Journal

Gentle Monster Opens at South Coast Plaza

South Korean eyewear company debuts OC flagship South Coast Plaza’s newest retailer, Gentle Monster, opened its Orange County flagship store today joining the center’s collection of over 280 shops. Founded in 2011, Gentle Monster’s describes its lines of sunglasses and eyeglassesproducts as “weird beauty” in . The eyewear fashion company is headquartered in South Korea […]

October 13, 2022  |  OC Register

MIÀN Gourmet Sichuan Noodle opens first Orange County location at South Coast Plaza

The Michelin Bib Gourmand award winning MIÀN Gourmet Sichuan Noodle will open at South Coast Plaza on Thursday, Oct. 13. The popular Sichuan concept from the San Gabriel Valley hosted friends and family for its soft opening on Oct. 12. The restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Din Tai Fung wing and […]

October 13, 2022  |  Orange Coast Magazine

Harvesters’ 30th Anniversary Fashion Show Sponsored by South Coast Plaza Dazzles

For the first time, South Coast Plaza presented Oscar de la Renta’s designs in the Harvesters’ fashion show on Oct. 11. The show featuring the brand, which is exclusive to South Coast Plaza in Orange County, helped to celebrate three decades of Harvesters’ work to feed O.C. Each month, Second Harvest helps to serve more […]

October 02, 2022  |  OC Register

New Orange County Museum of Art Debuts with Significant Support from South Coast Plaza and its Owners

Why the Orange County Museum of Art’s key donor stuck it out For most of us, the opening of the Orange County Museum of Art’s sleek new home on Saturday, Oct. 8, is going to mean a place to see world-class exhibitions or attend a lecture. It’s going to mean somewhere fun and stimulating to […]

September 30, 2022  |  EaterLA

The Culinary Bromance Lighting Up Orange County’s Restaurant Scene

Chefs and longtime friends Ross Pangilinan and Nick Weber join forces at South Coast Plaza and the forthcoming restaurant at OCMA On a recent August evening, chefs Ross Pangilinan and Nick Weber stood on the third-floor terrace of the soon-to-open Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), a terra-cotta-paneled building that will soon house more than […]

September 30, 2022  |  WatchTime

Fine Timepiece Collector Event Highlights South Coast Plaza’s New Watch Boutiques

WatchTime’s in-person collector events returned to Southern California this past Friday, September 23 at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California. Over 250 guests came to join the 13 participating brands for an evening of socializing with fellow enthusiasts and brand VIPs, participating in watchmaking events and demonstrations, and of course, an eventful boutique crawl […]

September 29, 2022  |  C Magazine

Petrossian at Tiffany included in four must have Four Must-Try Restaurants For Fall

Perfect Pairing Petrossian’s signature cerulean-colored tins of sustainably sourced caviar—some produced in California—mingle with Tiffany & Co.’s trademark robin’s-egg blue inside Costa Mesa’s Petrossian at Tiffany, a new co-branded cafe at the storied jewelry boutique’s South Coast Plaza location. The menu, created by Petrossian executive chef Carlos Cabrera and exclusive to Tiffany, is headlined by Champagne […]

September 26, 2022  |  The Times London

Best Things To Do This Week In Los Angeles And SoCal: Sept. 26 – 29

Check out the 411 on restaurant, bar, and food happenings in SoCal this week: Paradise Dynasty at South Coast Plaza celebrates its one-year anniversary (and National Dumpling Day) by launching a new xiao long bao/soup dumpling flavor — chili crab — beginning Monday, Sept. 26. The dumpling will be available through Oct. 31.

September 22, 2022  |  LA Times

The Mind retail space at connects South Coast Plaza and Orange County Museum of Art

The Orange County Museum of Art, opening in October, is all about connections. Heidi Zuckerman, the museum’s chief executive officer and director, has made connecting the past to the present a running theme. The announcement last week of plans for the museum’s retail space, the Mind, will foster a different kind of connection — between […]

September 20, 2022  |  Ranch Sante Fe Review

The Country Friends Art of Fashion Benefits San Diego Charities

The Country Friends Art of Fashion returned to the runway at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe on Sept. 15. The show featured selections from the fall-winter collections of South Coast Plaza’s leading luxury retailers. The event honored The Country Friends volunteers for their long commitment to the 68-year-old nonprofit which raises funds to benefit […]

September 16, 2022  |  Elle India

Petrossian at Tiffany makes top 5 Couture Brands Expanding Into The World Of Gastronomy

Haute couture labels are going beyond fashion and expanding their footprint in to the world of epicurean delights. Know for their couture, this departure into gastronomy may seem unconventional but the move is in line with the progression of these brands that look to appeal to the senses of the evolving buyer.  Bringing fashion and […]

September 14, 2022  |  OC Register

Michelin Guide recognizes 31 Orange County restaurants including 3 SCP establishments

The Michelin Guide has recognized 31 Orange County restaurants in its most recent list. The city of Costa Mesa dominates the dining scene with Orange County’s only Michelin star recipients. (Michelin has said its official star rating announcements for 2022 will come “this winter.”) South Coast Plaza restaurants such as AnQi Bistro and Vaca helmed […]

August 19, 2022  |  DuJour

New Luxury Boutiques to Open in Orange County

Shop the newly opened Canada Goose and Audemars Piguet stores at Costa Mesa’s South Coast Plaza.

August 18, 2022  |  OC Register

Restaurant Review: South Coast Plaza’s Populaire rewrites the French bistro playbook

Critic Brad A. Johnson says yet another French restaurant has opened at South Coast Plaza, and it’s unlike anything else in the region. Few things in life strike me as more absurd than putting cheese on a nice steak. The tomahawk rib-eye at Populaire, a new French bistro at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, […]

July 27, 2022  |  Eater L.A.

5 Hot New Orange County Restaurants to Know About

From to waterside decadence to ramen straight out of Shinjuku, Japan, here’s where to eat in OC right now Orange County is a prime dining destination during the warm summer months, thanks to the area’s breezy beaches and cool, coastal valleys. Sure, there are plenty of essential standby restaurants that are worthy of return visits, […]

June 22, 2022  |  OC Register

Pop Mart opens first US store in Costa Mesa

Pop Mart, a global entertainment company known for its art toys and collectibles, has opened its first U.S. pop-up location in Costa Mesa. The 2,148-square-foot store at South Coast Plaza features art toys that are designed and inspired by popular culture. The company has recruited a variety of designers, including Kenny, Pucky, Ayan, Kasing Lung […]

June 02, 2022  |  OC Register

The 75 best restaurants in Orange County in 2022

Six South Coast Plaza restaurants ranked on Critic Brad A. Johnson’s annual guide to the 75 Best Places to Eat in Orange County.

May 12, 2022  |  Orange Coast Magazine

Toast Owners Expand Their Concept to South Coast Plaza

It’s a rare event when South Coast Plaza adds a restaurant to its dining portfolio and typically a Very Big Deal for the world class retail destination. But when Tableau quietly debuted as the calendar flipped to 2022, it was easy to miss in the holiday tumult. Despite the absence of a grand opening or […]

April 29, 2022  |  LA Times

The Crowd: Knife Pleat is the venue

South Coast Plaza, a significant part of the O.C. fabric of life, announced the celebration of it’s 55th anniversary in 2022.

April 18, 2022  |  South Coast Plaza


COSTA MESA, Calif. (April 2022) – South Coast Plaza celebrates its 55th anniversary with two blockbuster events in late April:   Fleurs de Villes FEMMES, a five-day exhibit of 16 beautiful and exquisite works of fresh floral art inspired by remarkable women who have made a significant cultural, social or historical impact, makes its West Coast […]

March 30, 2022  |  WWD

First Petrossian at Tiffany Restaurant Opens at South Coast Plaza

Petrossian at Tiffany, the first co-branded restaurant for the luxury brand opens at South Coast Plaza.

March 16, 2022  |  C Magazine

Style Files: Hermès Opens Its Doors to a New Home In Costa Mesa

With a leather salon, Birkins and beauty aplenty, the amplified South Coast Plaza boutique includes a more complete array of the French house’s exacting métiers The colors and textures of sea, sand and sky and the ascending Santa Ana mountains inspired the soft gradients of earth tones and lush natural materials inside Hermès’ new 7,100-square-foot […]