Fashion | Beauty

  • Nail salon brings posh services to Barrio Logan

    A new nail salon in Barrio Logan , Posh & Polished, offers an upscale salon experience at reasonable prices. Owner Lorena Abraham said she "had a vision of a nail salon that could be a place to spend quality time with old friends and meet new ones - a place where someone could have a glass of wine...

  • Carlsbad couple has shopping in the bag

    Carlsbad couple has shopping in the bag

    Jen and Farzan Dehmoubed are now accustomed to shoppers following them through the supermarket. In fact, the Carlsbad couple enjoys the interest. The Dehmoubeds are drawing lots of appreciative looks and gaining some customers, thanks to their new product, the Lotus Trolley Bag. It consists of...

  • Fifth-generation jeweler carves out antique niche

    Fifth-generation jeweler carves out antique niche

    Allie DeSeelhorst resisted the siren's call of the jewelry trade as long as she could. In college, the 27-year-old Carlsbad resident earned dual degrees in fashion and merchandising and started her career as a clothing stylist. But three years ago, she realized the jewelry business was not only...

  • Point of view: Goodbye side boob, hello butt cheek

    Point of view: Goodbye side boob, hello butt cheek

    When did butt cheeks become a fashion statement? For the last couple years, on the Venice Boardwalk or the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, I have seen young women wearing denim cutoffs that appeared to have been snipped too short, leaving part of their undercarriages exposed. I'd wonder:...

  • Here's what you can expect to find at Westfield UTC this October

    Here's what you can expect to find at Westfield UTC this October

      With shopping behaviors in flux and the fate of the American mall uncertain, Westfield UTC is fast preparing to unveil its take on the offline shopping experience of the future. Come October, the 33-year-old La Jolla-adjacent destination will debut its long-awaited second phase of development....

  • Blowout bar to open 2nd location in San Diego County

    Blowout bar to open 2nd location in San Diego County

    Shampoo. Skip the cut. Go straight to the blowdry. That's the concept of Irvine-based Drybar, which will open its second location Friday in San Diego County at The Shops at La Jolla Village where Nordstrom Rack opened last October. Drybar's other local location is in Del Mar. "San Diego has been...

  • Mother's Day gifts that will have her swooning

    Mother's Day gifts that will have her swooning

    Mamas work hard. Whether they are CEOs or stay-at-homes, runny noses, dirty diapers and stinky socks don't discriminate. In honor of the tireless, never-ending dedication of moms everywhere, here are some top picks for gifts to say thank you and give her a much-deserved "timeout." Mommy & Me Ice...

  • Where to get San Diego-based sunnies

    Where to get San Diego-based sunnies

    When living in San Diego, sunglasses are not optional. With plenty of local vendors to choose from, why not restock for summer at one of these San Diego-based companies? Here are a few eyewear companies to help you throw shade on your eyes - and that's meant in a good way. Solo Eyewear This stellar...

  • Salt Collection brings surfer chic global boutique to Encinitas

    Salt Collection brings surfer chic global boutique to Encinitas

    When Sophie Machado started traveling the world six years ago, she brought back one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothing and housewares to remind her of the people and places she'd encountered. Now, people can buy a piece of Machado's international scrapbook at Salt Collection, a globally inspired clothing...

  • Poshmark is throwing a live party in San Diego

    Poshmark is throwing a live party in San Diego

    San Diego's top fashion bloggers and style mavens are invited to shop each other's closet at this upcoming Poshmark event, the first stop in a nationwide PoshNation tour. Poshmark has revolutionized the digital shopping world with an app to buy and sell clothing sitting in your closet. Since 2011,...

  • San Diego Vintage Flea Market returns to North Park

    San Diego Vintage Flea Market returns to North Park

    If you get a thrill out of rummaging through bins, baskets and racks to find rare and one-of-a-kind goods, you won't want to miss out on the San Diego Vintage Flea Market, which is making its way to North Park on Sunday, Jan. 8.   The market, which aims to connect the community of vintage connoisseurs...

  • Where to shop on Small Business Saturday

    Where to shop on Small Business Saturday

    'Tis the season to curse at the mall traffic, write an angry Facebook post and rant about your day to your loved ones. Wait... what? Okay, so maybe Thanksgiving Day and the allied Black Friday aren't always smooth like gravy. Maybe the holidays are a bit lumpier like stuffing or sour like Aunt...

  • Encinitas activewear brand thrives, opens store

    Encinitas activewear brand thrives, opens store

    There comes a time in every San Diegan's life when you are pressed to complete a quick-change in the car, whether it's the transition from surf to lunch or from running laps to running errands. It usually involves contortionist moves around the steering wheel and a serious trust that the guy in...

  • Daas Optique becomes exclusive partner for Céline in SD

    Daas Optique becomes exclusive partner for Céline in SD

    Daas Optique by Alexander Daas is downtown's go-to luxury eyewear boutique featuring designer brands and curated sunglass and eyeglass collections from around the world. Now, Alexander Daas has been selected as the exclusive partner for Céline eyewear in San Diego. Known for bold, geometric glasses,...

  • Shop Under The Stars at Carlsbad Premium Outlets

    Shop Under The Stars at Carlsbad Premium Outlets

    Get your holiday shopping to-do list out, hit the mall and give back to local charities all in one eventful evening. That's right, 'tis the season to Shop Under The Stars at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets Charity Fundraiser on Monday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. A ticket to the night of charity will...

  • Warby Parker opens in San Diego

    Warby Parker opens in San Diego

    Get those shades on, baby. The highly-coveted and oh-so-stylish Warby Parker is opening its first San Diego location at Westfield UTC mall this Saturday, Oct. 24. Modeled after both a library and a glasses shop, the new Warby Parker will offer their men's and women's prescription glasses, sunglasses...

  • Kickass entrepreneur: Blo Blow Dry Bar Gaslamp

    Kickass entrepreneur: Blo Blow Dry Bar Gaslamp

    Laura Alexon Willey has a passion for hair and style on-the-go. For years, she worked hard as a real estate agent, and she recently became a military spouse. With her husband deployed, she decided it was time to try something new. She started to notice the popularity of "dry bars" all over San...

  • Meet the top designers of Fashion Week San Diego

    Meet the top designers of Fashion Week San Diego

    The highly-anticipated Fashion Week San Diego hits the runway Oct. 1-4 in an all-new open-air venue in La Jolla. Twenty-four designers are debuting their 2016 spring and summer collections throughout the weekend, showcasing womenswear, menswear, kids, accessories and much more. We got to know six...

  • At KAABOO, fashion is soooo San Diego

    At KAABOO, fashion is soooo San Diego

    Curious as to what the fashion scene looks like at the first-ever KAABOO Del Mar ? Despite my almost-certain expectation of a Coachella -esque wonderland in the heart of Del Mar, it certainly has a style all its own. As smiling, eager festival-goers come and go, with craft beers in hand, it's so...

  • San Diego named sexiest city by Victoria's Secret

    San Diego named sexiest city by Victoria's Secret

    The self-proclaimed "purveyors of all things sexy," Victoria's Secret, has announced its 2015 "What Is Sexy?" list. Guess what? San Diego has been voted the nation's "sexiest city." As part of the fan vote category, San Diego will be rewarded with a special visit from Victoria's Secret Angel Martha...

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