Chanel boutique reopens at South Coast Plaza

Chanel boutique reopens at South Coast Plaza
The Chanel Boutique at South Coast Plaza. (Chanel)

Chanel opened its redesigned boutique at South Coast Plaza last Thursday.

The boutique, a go-to destination at the mall since 1990, has been redesigned by architect Peter Marino to be airy and modern. The color palette is inspired by the sea, inluding coral-inspired lilacs and pinks set against signature Chanel shades of black, white and gold, which are seen in custom fabrics.


The 9,000-square-foot boutique features an installation by contemporary abstract artist Nancy Lorenz, rock crystal screens by artist Christophe Côme and Maison d'Art Goossens chandeliers.

The boutique carries ready-to-wear apparel, handbags, shoes, costume jewelry, accessories, watches and fine jewelry. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday.


Curve boutique at Malibu Country Mart plans a three-day vintage pop-up shop curated by boutique founder Nevena Borissova and Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos, the co-owners of Decades. Designer pieces from Alaia, Halston, Pucci, Versace and Jean Paul Gaultier will be among the offerings. The hosts will be on hand for a cocktail reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday; shopping hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The address is 3835 Cross Creek Road.

South Bay Galleria is hosting the South Bay Etsy Guild's pop-up shop Saturday and Sunday. The SoCal Etsy Market features items from local Southern California designers, handmade artisan crafters, artists and specialty food vendors. DIY activities, live art, giveaways and live music from local musicians Triple Dog Dare and Katie Ferrara. SoCal Etsy Guild will also host a free kid's craft table where attendees can create crowns and Mother's Day cards. The pop-up will be in the Food Court on Level 3 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.


Meet B. Swim designer Nikol Taylor from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Diane's Beachwear, 620 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. The event includes beverages from Caffeinated Club, a raffle to win a B. Swim bikini and gift with purchase.

Pro-surfer and model Malia Jones is scheduled to launch her first swimwear collection from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Ron Robinson, 8118 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles.



6:03 p.m.: An earlier version of this article stated that Malia Jones' swimwear launch would take place at 81881 Melrose Ave. The event is to take place at 8118 Melrose Ave.


Designer Tamara Mellon will showcase her latest collection from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Elyse Walker Pacific Palisades, 15306 Antioch St.

Westfield Topanga has partnered with Bright Pink to host a day of fun on Saturday to raise money for the nonprofit organization, which supports breast and ovarian health in young women. Tickets are $10 for singles or families with up to two young children (tickets for additional children are $5 each). The event, scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m Saturday, includes a DJ, mini makeovers, sweet treats, a photo booth and crafts. Guests will automatically be entered in a sweepstakes for a trip to London, England. Events will take place in the Canyon portion of the mall, at 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., near California Pizza Kitchen.


The bi-annual Mercado Sagrado fair featuring artisanal goods, organic food, healing arts and music is scheduled in a private Malibu canyon from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20 in advance online and $25 at the door; kids under 13 free. Click here for tickets and directions.

Lance Bass and his husband, Michael Turchin, are to host "We Run the Grove," a 10K run/walk on Sunday to support Trevor Project, which offers suicide prevention services to LGBT youth. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Grove, 189 the Grove Drive, Los Angeles. Participation costs $10. Register here before Sunday;  race day registration and check-in begins at 8 a.m. in the park at the Grove. Packets may be picked up at Nike Running at the Grove on Saturday.


BeautyBalm has opened at 7972 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. The makeup bar and facial spa offers makeup application, lash extension, brow sculpting, lash and brow tinting, waxing and facials. It's open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call (323) 746-5144.


A designer sample sale featuring Assembly NY, Cerre, Cote et Ciel, LD Tuttle, Maiyet, Raquel Allegra, Scout, Silent Damir Doma, Soyer and THVM is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Cerre project space, 801 Mateo St., Los Angeles.