BEST CUSTOM SUITS
David August (3140 Airway Ave., Costa Mesa) With a celebrity client list that includes Kobe Bryant, Conor McGregor, Robert Downey Jr. and Will Smith, David August has been O.C.’s go-to for luxury men’s
suiting since 1989.
BEST BESPOKE TAILOR
B.spoke (3151 Airway Ave., Costa Mesa) Founder Dave Welch and his deft team involve customers in every step
of the tailoring process, from fabric selection to stitching and every fine-tuned detail in between.
BEST KIDS COUTURE
ANTHILL shopNplay (1800 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa) Little fashionistas-in-training have plenty to choose from thanks to owner Elvira Kud’s thoughtful curation of apparel and accessories from the likes of Kenzo Kids and Karl Lagerfeld.
BEST CUSTOM JEWELER
Lugano Diamonds(620 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach) Philanthropists and socialites Moti and Idit Ferder scour the world to marry rare and exotic gems with one-of-a-kind designs found only at Lugano.
BEST FINE FASHION JEWLERY
Twila True Fine Jewelry (980 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach) Twila True’s sparkling boutique enchants with diamonds brilliantly placed in fashion-forward silhouettes that turn heads every time.
BEST VIP SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
South Coast Plaza (3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa) A bevy of private shopping rooms, posh pieces crafted exclusively for SCP, limited-edition pop-ups and the United States’ only Louis Vuitton atelier are a few of the reasons this O.C. icon draws shoppers from near and far.
BEST EURO FASHION
A’maree’s (2241 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach) Local stylistas have been heading to this family-owned waterfront boutique to scour the racks for apparel sourced from Europe and Italy since the early 1970s.