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Top Choice Mall in Costa Mesa

Camp

Vegans, treehuggers and rock climbers, lend me your ears. The Camp offers one-stop shopping for all your outdoor and natural-living needs. Active Ride Shop and Seed People’s Market for outdoor gear and fair-trade ho…
Top Choice Mall in Costa Mesa

Lab

Sister property to the Camp across the street, this outdoor, ivy-covered ‘anti-mall’ is the original in-your-face alternative to South Coast Plaza, even if nowadays more (cool) national chains have moved in. Sift th…
Mall in Huntington Beach

Pacific City

Just south of downtown HB, this flashy, futuristic new mall sits right across Pacific Coast Hwy from the ocean. Besides large, chain retailers like H&M, Urban Outfitters and Tommy Bahama, there are interesting l…
Sports & Outdoors in Huntington Beach

Huntington Surf & Sport

Towering behind the statue of surf hero Duke Kahanamoku at the corner of Pacific Coast Hwy and Main St, this massive store supports the Surf City vibe with vintage surf photos, the Surfers' Hall of Fame and lots of …
Sports & Outdoors in Seal Beach

Harbour Surfboards

This place has been making surfboards since 1959, but it's also about the surf-and-skate lifestyle, man. Eavesdrop on local surfers talking about their wax as you pillage the racks of hoodies, wet suits, beach T-shi…
Sports & Outdoors in Laguna Beach

Hobie Surf Shop

Hobart ‘Hobie’ Alter started his internationally known surf line in his parents’ Laguna Beach garage in 1950. Today, this is one of only a handful of logo retail shops where you can stock up on surfboards and beachw…
Clothing in Huntington Beach

Barnabas Clothing Co.

This local maker does delicious coastal casual wear for men and women: Santa Fe–patterned fleece-lined Sherpa jackets, black corduroys, tanks, tops and graphic tees, even sweaters because hey, it's SoCal and you nev…
Sports & Outdoors in Sunset Beach

Katin Surf Shop

A local icon since 1959, Katin Surf Shop is known for its handmade canvas board shorts, but nowadays it sells all kinds of surfwear, swimsuits and beach gear.
Mall in Costa Mesa

South Coast Plaza

The stats at SoCal's premier luxury shopping destination speak for themselves: About $2 billion in annual sales, over 250 boutiques, 30 restaurants, five department stores, three valet stations and 10,000 parking sp…
Food & Drinks in San Clemente

Rocket Fizz

This 'soda pop and candy shop' fits perfectly in picturesque San Clemente. Rocket Fizz sells old-timey American penny candy like saltwater taffy and Jolly Ranchers, plus treats from around the world (German Ritter S…