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Weekend Shopping: Elie Tahari opens in Fashion Island, more

July 1, 2010 |  3:46 pm

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Elie Tahari opens its 2,500-square-foot boutique at Fashion Island -- the first freestanding store in California. The Newport Beach shop will stock the largest selection of Elie Tahari affordable luxury fashions for men, women and children outside of New York, spread out over. Piero Lissoni, an Italian architect and interior designer, complemented the boutique's glass-and-steel facade frame and Venetian plaster walls with an Edward Wormley Dunbar sofa and Hans Wegner cane chairs. “Southern California attracts people from all over the world, so we are excited to introduce the Elie Tahari lifestyle to this area,” said Elie Tahari, the brand’s chairman. Prices range from $198 to $348 for current season women's dresses.

575 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. (949) 258-7933. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday

-- Hobie Surf Shops opens its a new location Friday in Dana Point and launches an outlet store at the old shop, open Thursday through July 11, also in Dana Point. Pick up some last-minute boardshorts at the Hobie Surf outlet for up to 70% off retail . 

Hobie Surf Shop , 34174 Pacific Coast Highway. Dana Point. (949) 497-3304. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 9 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday

Hobie Surf Shop Outlet, 24825 Del Prado, Dana Point. (949) 496-7793. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 


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Venice Town Hall hosts the First Friday return of this pop-up market featuring shopping and fun activities such as pingpong. Participating vendors are the Etsy LA Street Team, Mixed Hearts, Confection Jewels, LA Vintage Exchange, Rojas and Birds of a Feather.

1410 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 


Camarillo and Desert Hills Premium outlets celebrate Independence Day through Monday by taking up to 65% off. New stores popping up this month at Camarillo include Tory Burch, 7 for All Mankind and Forever 21. Desert Hills also boats a new Splendid and Joe’s Jeans outlet.

Camarillo, 740 E. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. (805) 445-8520. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and Monday. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Desert Hills, 48400 Seminole Drive., Cabazon. (951) 849-6641. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sunday and Monday. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

-- Max Padila

Photo: An Elie Tahari new look. Credit : Elie Tahari