It's trunk show time.
Laguna Supply, an amazing women's boutique downtown, is having a Crippen Trunk Show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. The new line, designed by Susie Crippen, former designer and founding partner of J Brand, is "effortless, chic clothing women will wear every day and for years to come," according to an announcement for the show.
"I wanted to put eight pieces of clothing and three pairs of shoes in my suitcase and be ready for any destination and situation I would be put in," Susie Crippen said in a statement.
For more on the shop, check it out at http://www.facebook.com/LagunaSupply210. Laguna Supply is at 201 Beach St.; (949) 497-8850.
Taim hosting special artist for Art Walk
March 7 marks the monthly Art Walk, and Taim Boutique will be hosting artist Korrie Lukei as well as selling her artwork.
"Growing up an identical triplet made it difficult for Korrie to be her own person and as a result used her artistic talent as a means of developing her own identity. Whether it was by painting, drawing, doodling or helping women to feel beautiful through makeup and hair design, Korrie is often quoted as saying that 'Art is what gives me life!'" a press release states.
Lukei, who now lives in Irvine, grew up in a small town just outside of Seattle and uses the "myriad of colors and textures often seen in the natural landscapes" in her work.
Taim, pronounced like "thyme," is a stylish women's boutique that specializes in helping customers find their own personal style. Check out deals and other happenings at taimboutique.com, where you can also eye owner Kendra Pearce's favorite pieces and accessories.
The shop is 1259 S. Coast Hwy.; (949) 715-4200.
TripAdvisor names Laguna one of best beaches
Laguna Beach was one of several beaches to received TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Beaches award.
The Travelers' Choice Beaches awards are based on the reviews and opinions of TripAdvisor travelers, according to a news release. Top beaches — 276 of them to be exact — were honored in countries such as Africa, Asia, Central America and the Caribbean.
"Sharing the story with the world as to how special Laguna Beach really is and having the visitors' recognition in this way compliments our community as a whole," Judy Bijlani, president and chief executive of Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau, said in a statement.
A list of the top beaches is at http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Beaches.
Adam Neeley nabs design honors
The Oscars may be over, but Adam Neeley of Adam Neeley Fine Art Jewelry took home his own honor this awards season with two awards from the Manufacturers and Jewelry Suppliers of Americas at its annual Vision Awards: first place for professional design excellence and first place in gold distinction for a pair of earrings called "Spectra."