Spring is the season to cast off those heavy, dark coats and boots and slip into something a little more playful. Lace tops and sundresses in bright pastel colors complement the spring sun and flowers in Southern California. So brighten your closet without having to take a rain check on style. Popular, trend-setting boutiques abound in this part of the state, so it doesn’t take a personal shopper to find you the best spring clothing lines in Orange County.
2233 W. Balboa Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
This Newport Beach boutique is known for its trendy dresses, purses, shoes and accessories. Shop for great spring fashions that are perfect for a day at the beach or a jaunt through the big city. With some of the greatest shorelines at its doorstep, Dainty Hooligan offers a fun variety of swimwear and, of course, the accessories to go with it. Whether you’re feeling feminine, chic or grungy, this boutique has a spring style for everyone.
440 Shops at Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Walk into this clothing boutique and you’ll feel the sudden urge to host a springtime tea party. You’ll find pink, lavender and sky blue dresses paired with brightly colored aprons, perfect for baking cupcakes and throwing bridal showers. Check out adorable tops and accessories that celebrate all of the great things about spring. With so many gift options at Daisy Shoppe, you’re sure to find something special for that baby shower, wedding, anniversary or birthday party.
1450 Baker St., Suite A1
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
If you’re searching for a trendy but casual look this spring, check out the broad collection of fashions for ladies at Masque. This women’s clothing boutique in Costa Mesa sells basic apparel for everyday wear, party dresses, hats, lingerie and jewelry. The styles cater to women in their 20s to 40s and are reasonably priced for any budget. Unlike other low-budget fashion retailers, the local owners of Masque pride themselves on offering high-quality apparel at great prices.
Hey Gorgeous! Boutique
1808 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
This local clothing shop has become a social media favorite for women throughout Orange County. Find Hey Gorgeous! Boutique on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest and get updates on the latest springtime fashions. From casual wear to work attire to sparkly dresses for a night on the town, this boutique has it all. The boutique’s owner, Valerie, even offers a styling service to help you turn the winter drab in your closet into springtime “fab.”
95 Fortune Drive, Suite 609
Irvine, CA 92618
Spring fashions have no season inside DownEast Basics. Women who shop here will find lace, silk and pastel colors topped off with adorable ribbons year-round. From maxi skirts and bikinis to T-shirts and tunics, DownEast Basics offers spring styles you can live in. This shop’s signature style combines comfort with girlish flair. It’s flirty tops and flowing skirts make it one of the best women’s boutiques in Orange County.
Truc Dever is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.