Your 2021 Fashion Island Holiday Shopping Guide
Haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet? Don’t fret! Newport Beach is home to a variety of top-notch shopping destinations that have something for everyone on your list! From surf apparel and activewear to glam accessories and stylish home decor, Fashion Island is a one-stop shop when it comes to holiday gifting. Here are 16 shops we love for every type of person on your list!
For the Active One
Visit: Athleta, Alo, Fabletics
Whether they’re a fitness fiend or someone who’s always on the go, you’re sure to find something at Athleta, Alo or Fabletics. Each of these active-lifestyle brands at Fashion Island offers both men’s and women’s sportswear, footwear and accessories. Shop everything from leggings and joggers to sneakers and yoga mats!
For the Kids
Visit: Janie & Jack, Engine Ear Toys
While most kids ask for the latest and greatest toy, it’s always great to supplement with some clothing they can wear to school. Janie & Jack is an American retail brand that specializes in children’s clothing, offering everything from newborn onesies to sweaters, dresses and beanies for kids 0-16 years old. However, if you’re not sure where to snag the hottest toy on the market, Engine Ear Toys is a great place to start.
For the Teens
Visit: Brandy Melville, Claire’s
For the past few years, Brandy Melville has been the place to shop for teenage girls in California. This European clothing and fashion accessories brand has made quite the name for itself with simple wardrobe staples that effortlessly piece together. Pick out a dress or top here, then pair your outfit with an accessory from Claire’s!
For the Hostess
Visit: Anthropologie, Banter & Bliss, Nespresso
We all have that friend who loves to host, and this season you don’t have to think twice about a gift! Stop by Anthropologie and explore their collection of kitchenware, knit throws and festive holiday decor, or visit Banter & Bliss for a beautiful selection of holiday candles with scents like mulled wine and cinnamon chai! We also love Fashion Island’s Nespresso store if the hostess in your life likes premium coffee.
For the Glam Gal
Visit: Drybar, gorjana, Stevie Sister
There’s always a girl who likes to keep it blingy. So to add a little sparkle to her wardrobe, stop by gorjana to shop a curated collection of on-trend jewelry like stackable rings, layered necklaces and hoop earrings. And just a few doors down from gorjana lives Stevie Sister—an adorable boutique with trendy hats, cozy loungewear and everything in between! You also can’t go wrong with a gift card to Drybar, a salon famous for beautiful blowouts!
For the Beach Boy
Visit: Havaianas, Faherty, Marine Layer
If you’re shopping for a true SoCal local who loves to surf, you’re sure to find something at Havaianas, Faherty or Marine Layer. These shops embody the beachy lifestyle with their selection of swimwear, sandals, hoodies and sunglasses. Your beach boy is guaranteed to love anything you find at these locally-founded and family-owned brands.
Written by: Kaylin Waizinger