At the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, you can take advantage of a personal celeb stylist with the new Styled like a Star Package available through March 31. Robin Saperstein, a Hollywood stylist and founder of the High Heel in a Haystack wardrobe consultation firm, will meet you for a personal wardrobe consultation, then take you to South Coast Plaza for a shopping excursion with lunch and cocktails.
The package must be booked 14 days in advance. Rates are starting from $868 for a City Courtyard View Room and $968 for a Waterfront View Room that includes direct views of the coastline and Surf City's famous pier.
Shorebreak Hotel is at 500 Pacific Coast Hwy. in Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 861-4470 or visit http://www.shorebreakhotel.com/specials.
Special on Reuse Jeans
Stop by the grand opening of Reuse Jeans' flagship store in Laguna Beach through Memorial Day weekend. Take advantage of in-store specials including a buy-one-get-one-free offer, a model casting call from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and a live performance by VK Lynne starting at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Reuse Jeans are made of 80% recycled textiles and the prices are affordable; men's denim cost about $125, and women's cost about $95. Choose from jeans, jackets and vests for women, as well as a new men's line. Reuse is at 1020 S. Coast Hwy. For more information, call (949) 715-0473 or visit http://www.reusejeans.com.
Treat your pooch
Pamper your pet in style at the new Anything Canine boutique and spa in Laguna Beach. You can find fun and functional collars, bedding, one-of-a-kind gifts and pet costumes as well as holistic supplements and dog food. You can also drop off your pet for shampooing and grooming services. Anything Canine is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday at 357 S. Coast Hwy. For more information, call (949) 716-8051 or visit http://www.anythingcanine.com.
Changes at Charlie Palmer
Big changes over at Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza! Executive Chef Amar Santana has left to open Broadway by Amar Santana, in the former Five Feet spot in Laguna Beach (I hear it's expected to debut in August).
Charlie Palmer's new executive culinary team is headed by Executive Chef Sea Kyeong Kim and Executive Sous Chef Ashley Weaver. Both chefs are long-time Charlie Palmer family members and will continue to honor and prepare Palmer's progressive American cuisine inspired by seasonal, local ingredients.
New signature dishes arriving for spring include an heirloom tomato salad with arugula pesto, baby mozzarella, gazpacho sorbet and white balsamic vinaigrette, as well as fennel and coriander crusted tuna with pea tendril, romesco, pickled ramp aioli and fingerling potatoes.
Looking for a new lunch spot? Charlie Palmer just debuted a gourmet prix-fixe lunch menu called 20.11 that's exactly $20.11. The new lunch menu includes an heirloom tomato salad, watermelon, burrata cheese, aged balsamic and opal basil. There's also our favorite Bloody Mary Sunday brunch and its gourmet burger concept at DG Burger (Damn Good!).
Want to know what's on the prix-fixe menu this week? Charlie Palmer updates its menu weekly at http://www.charliepalmer.com/Properties/CharliePalmerAtBloomingdales/Menu/.
Charlie Palmer Bloomingdale's is at 3333 Bristol St., in Costa Mesa.
For more information, call (714) 352-2525 or visit http://www.charliepalmer.com.
Win Yuja Wang tickets
Diamond Jamboree, my favorite multicultural dining, shopping and entertainment center in Irvine, is offering a chance to win tickets to see Chinese piano sensation Yuja Wang performing at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa.
Wang will perform three nights, June 2, 3 and 4, and one afternoon, June 5. Four lucky winners will each receive a pair of tickets for prime seats at the concert hall. And all entrants will receive a discount code good for 20% off ticket purchase to Wang's upcoming piano concerts.
The deadline to enter is 12:01 a.m. Monday. You can enter at http://www.diamond-jamboree.com/specials.
Photo session for charity
Classic Kids Photography in Newport Beach is having special promotion in May. Reserve a mini-tutu and superhero photo sessions to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The mini-photo sessions cost $125. The entire session fee will go directly to the kids of St. Jude.
Classic Kids is at 219 Marine Ave. on Balboa Island. For more information, call (949) 642-0200 or visit http://www.classickidsphotography.com.
Vince comes to the OC
I'm thrilled to welcome Vince to Orange County. The Los Angeles-based contemporary lifestyle brand for men and women just opened its first boutique at Fashion Island in Newport Beach.
It carries Vince's luxury basics in modern styles including cashmere, leatherwear, trousers, detailed tops and outerwear. In the fall, Vince will add footwear to its Fashion Island boutique.
Vince is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in the Neiman Marcus-Bloomingdale's Courtyard of Fashion Island in Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 760-0014 or visit http://www.vince.com.
Sienna Brown for summer
Sienna Brown will help you turn heads this summer with all the brand new fashions that just arrived at Corona del Mar Plaza. Flowers and stripes in the season's brightest and trendiest colors are all awaiting you at one of my favorite boutiques. Choose from Majestic tee's from Paris, chic authentic French espadrilles from Pare Gabia, easy-to-wear apparel from Bailey 44, Georgie, Charlotte Tarantola and Language Los Angeles and many more.
Sienna Brown also carries Chan Luu's trademark jewelry with hand-cut semi-precious stones, beads and fresh water pearls. And choose from a selection of chic handbags, shoes and gifts. Sienna Brown is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at 936 Avocado Ave. (at MacArthur Boulevard and South Coast Highway) in Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 644-5045 or visit http://www.siennabrownfashion.com.
GREER WYLDER writes Greer's OC for the Huntington Beach Independent each Thursday and the Daily Pilot and Coastline Pilot each Friday. She's the founder and president of greersoc.com, a free daily e-mail service that provides the latest in Orange County fashion, dining, music, events and trends. Her blog can be viewed http://www.greersoc.com and she can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.