If your electric car comes with a portable plug, you can charge it up at home. More charging stations are also coming on line up and down the state. But here in Orange County, we love to shop. No sweat if you take to the aisles at four OC shopping malls.
We're still chuckling over this humorous Jimmy Kimmel Live skit that aired last week, during which Kimmel translates the lyrics to Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy' into layman's terms: Side note: We wonder what director Amy Heckerling would have to say about Azalea's Clueless-inspired (AKA: blatant recreati ... More >>
This Fountain Valley restaurant makes sushi burritos and sushi nachos
Walk into the chain clothing store Forever 21 and you'll see mannequins sporting faded, high-waisted denim, a Nirvana t-shirt and a red lumberjack flannel tied around the waist. In vintage stores, old Pearl Jam shirts and grungy looking pants that are actually from the 90's are being sold for big bu ... More >>
[Trendzilla] Onch Movement teams up with Forever21 to reinvent Sanrio's iconic feline
[Trendzilla] How to detract, or showcase, that you're now the size of Jupiter
[Best Of 2012] That's Chic fashionista on her favorite things about Orange County
[Trendzilla] British cheap-chic chain invades South Coast Plaza, Irvine Spectrum—cheerio!
If you're a female, you likely stopped shopping at Wet Seal when you were 13 (or whenever Forever 21 started becoming awesome), but here's more reason to avoid the mall staple (you know, aside from the fact that you no longer wear metallic booty shorts and T-shirts that read, "IF YOUR SINGLE, SO AM ... More >>
When it comes to Coachella, what's better: 103-degree temperatures or a drizzley, windy, muddy polo field? The latter is what many festival-goers might be facing this Friday: The forecast as of time of publishing is a high of 69-degrees with a 50 percent chance of rain. And as Dennis Romero repor ... More >>
PacSun's Facebook pagePacific Sunwear, once the go-to clothing shop for beach-loving teens who grew up wearing Rainbow sandals and watching The O.C., is wiping out up to 200 stores across the country in an attempt to turn its financial fate around. The Anaheim-based company has seen s ... More >>
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[Trendzilla] The fast-fashion company opens an online store
Having been familiar in a previous life with the Lost and Found Department at Disneyland, I know that the strangest things find their way into those boxes. But the item found in the bushes outside Forever 21 at Fashion Island takes the cake.Actually, "cakes" is a euphemism for the wrong body part ... More >>
[Trendzilla] American Apparel hits a new low with selling Asian culture
The renovated, revamped venue is ready for its grand reopening. So why aren't all of its downtown Santa Ana neighbors celebrating?
[Trendzilla] Support this hilarious website in its fight against the humorless, unoriginal corporate giant
It's now the world's most famous mouthless white cat's turn to help out Japan: Tomorrow, Sanrio.com and select participating boutique locations will donate all net proceeds toward Japan disaster relief.The company (whose stateside headquarters is housed in Torrance) seems to be following in the f ... More >>
[Trendzilla] The fast-fashion giant is coming to a mall near you
[Trendzilla] The classic rodent gal, now taller and skinnier-and tackier
At least as evidenced by this new Katie Holmes/Josh Duhamel/Anna Paquin/etc. ensemble pic
Rebecca ArandaThe Growlers June 27, 2010 Detroit Bar The Hype: The Growlers specialize in summer anthems with a minor key, or as they call it, "beach goth"-perfectly suited to the recent string of hazy days and chilly nights. They might also be the greatest band named after a shit. As the b ... More >>
Flickr user HarshLightWelcome to Tweets From the Park, our weekly roundup of some of the best--and the worst--tweets from the park that's only sometimes the happiest place on earth. Follow us on Twitter @OCWeekly!Yokoxinfinity: Who's going to Disneyland today? This bitch right here!! rattlesn ... More >>
forever21.comWe have no idea what's going on here, but for some reason you can buy this Courtney Love tank top right now at cheap-stuff-haven Forever 21 for a whole $16.90. We're left wondering a few things: Are teenage girls really buying this? Is anyone buying this? Why? And with Foreve ... More >>
Have you noticed aside from events like Patchwork that there's a serious lack of indie crafting events in Orange County? What is it about the OC--are we too cool for school? Has the stigma of crafting as something your grandma would do not been purged yet? The OC Handmade Brigade is lookin' to help ... More >>
If your trips to London always had to include a visit to the very large, very lovely multi-floored flagship Topshop store in Oxford Circus, I've got some good news: Some weeks ago, Topshop finally launched their American storefronts, both online and retail. Sure the actual store—the very first sta ... More >>
Just as I was about to shell out the cash for the real thing, Forever 21 comes to the rescue—again. If you loved Luella's feminine, flirty, young and slightly awkward Spring 2008 collection as much as I did (as discussed in this week's Trendzilla!), you'll be glad to know about the discovery I mad ... More >>
The lady-like runways of Marc by Marc Jacobs' Spring 2008 show are finally showing up in your local mall—not in the department stores, but in stores often criticized (and praised) for designer knock-offs. If you liked the stewardess/Biba-like frocks in the MbMJ collection, then you'll be glad to ... More >>
The man vest is difficult to master
December is arguably the biggest month for parties with Christmas, New Years, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and what have you. For many of us (namely myself), spending an entire paycheck on a dress to wear only once, maybe twice, just isn't going to happen. Don't stress: here are some much more affordable op ... More >>
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