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South Coast Plaza’s high-end shopping is focused on footwear at 30 new and redesigned boutiques. Christian Louboutin recently reopened its stunning new store on the Penthouse level, and the new Louis Vuitton Men’s boutique offers hard-to-find exclusives from the brand. Don’t miss the reimagined Steve Madden store, where the lounge-like atmosphere puts us in the mood to party. For sneakerheads, JD Sports is your hookup, offering exclusives and collaborations from Nike, Adidas and more, while HOKA will outfit you with colorful and trendsetting running shoes—whether you’re training for a marathon or just like the look. And there’s an impressive fashionable shoe selection at new boutiques Dior Women, Louis Vuitton Men’s, Anine Bing, Missoni and Alexander Wang.
A FLORAL VOYAGE
This spring, from April 19-23, the shops at South Coast Plaza are, again, the exclusive West Coast venue of Fleurs de Villes, a stunning, bespoke floral event featuring fresh floral mannequins and installations that will take visitors on a journey of discovery to ICONIC global destinations. For Fleurs de Villes 2023, the theme is VOYAGE, which promises to be a feast of cultural storytelling, connecting the world through flowers.
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BRAVO AMAR SANTANA!
The hit show Top Chef returns for its 20th season with an all-star lineup of international Top Chef winners and finalists, including South Coast Plaza celeb chef Amar Santana. The show, debuting March 9, 2023, will bring together standout chefs from all over the world, representing the international spin offs of “Top Chef” including Canada, Mexico, France, Thailand and more. Altogether, the 16 chefs from around the world are competing in London, England, with a grand finale in Paris. Amar Santana, from Spanish restaurant Vaca, located across from the high-end shopping center, is representing the U.S., California and South Coast Plaza. Amar got his Orange County start at South Coast Plaza’s Charlie Palmer, opened the critically acclaimed Broadway in Laguna Beach, and can often be seen cooking and holding court at Vaca in Costa Mesa.
A TASTE OF CHOCOLATE
The South Coast Plaza is a sponsor of Like Water for Chocolate, a new ballet by American Ballet Theatre that will have its North American premiere at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, March 29—April 2, 2023. The full-length ballet, created by the brilliant choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, brings the famous novel by Laura Esquivel to life. The new ballet reunites the award-winning team of Wheeldon (fresh from his Tony Award victory for MJ: The Musical) with composer Joby Talbot, and Tony-winning costume designer Bob Crowley. With the superstar dancers of ABT translating the richly layered story, audiences will be the first in the country to experience this magical Mexican love story!