Blog by Cathy E. Singh, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Specializing in Retail Leasing and Site Selection

Monday, May 28, 2012

Dry Bar to open in Westlake Village

The Dry Bar is opening in Westlake Village, California on June 22, 2012. This will be a happy day for Ventura County ladies who won't need to venture to the west side to get a fabulous $35 blow dry. For the under 10 crowd, ask for the Shirley Temple, which is only $24. And they are also taking appointments on their web site and via telephone!

The Dry Bar, near Townsgate
966 South Westlake Blvd.
Westlake Village, CA
877.379 .2279
Tory Burch is now open in the Century City mall on the first floor near Tiffany's.

Tory Burch, Century City Mall 
10250 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los AngelesCA, 90067
Mon-Sat 10am - 9pm
Sun 12pm - 7pm

Sprinkles opens ice cream shop

Sprinkles opened their fist new ice cream concept shop on Thursday, May 24. Located next to the original Sprinkles Cupcake Shop in Beverly Hills, the ice cream ship has some delectable flavors including red velvet, salty carmel, cap'n crunch and peanut butter cup. They also have the old classic flavors such as chocolate chip, mint chip, rocky road, strawberry, chocolate and vanilla bean. To top off your ice cream, there are also cookies and brownies. Sprinkles also claims to offer Nationwide shipping coming soon. 

Sprinkles Cupcakes & Ice Cream
9631 South Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA, 90210
Sun-Wed 10 am - 10pm 
Thu-Sat 10am - 11pm

Sunday, May 13, 2012

pure DKNY Concept Store opens in Century City

The first ever pure DKNY store is now open in Century City Mall, Los Angeles, California.  A second store will open in the meat packing district in Manhattan this summer. The stores' interior is so pleasing and calming to the eye. This reflects the fashions which are comfortable, casual and in a neutral color palette. The 2500 square feet store carries women's shirts, pants, denim, jackets, dresses, fragrance and elegant handbags. The price points are from $100-$400.

pure DKNY

Century City Mall
10250 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 10
Los Angeles, CA

Monday- Saturday 10am to 9pm
Sunday 12pm to 7 pm

Sunday, May 6, 2012

City Target at Beverly Connection March 2013

Target City is opening March 2013 in the Beverly Connection. Target is taking 99,000 square feet on the second floor. This should be quite a boost to the project. The Westwood Village City Target is slated to open July 2012. Lease plan courtesy of Vornado Realty Trust

Beverly Connection
100 North La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles,CA

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Roger Vivier Opens in South Coast Plaza

Roger Vivier, the celebrated French luxury shoe retailer has opened its first West Coast store in South Coast Plaza. This is the 3rd U.S. store of 11 global stores. Roger Vivier is owned by Tod's SpA. The 1000 square foot store will carry handbags, sunglasses, jewelry and items from the limited edition Rendez-Vous collection. The boutique will feature vintage and modern furniture, beautiful millwork and dramatic lighting to resemble a Parisian atelier. Roger Viver is located on the first level between Macy's and Nordstrom, and between the Mikimoto and Roberto Cavalli stores.

Roger Vivier
Exclusive to Orange County in South Coast Plaza
3333 S Bristol
Costa Mesa, CA
M-F 10am to 9pm
Sat   10am to 8pm
Sun  11am to 6.30 pm

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Sephora opens in Malibu

Sephora, the cosmetic superstore has opened a 3831 square foot free standing store in Malibu Village. The store stocks over 13,000 products and 200 brands of skincare, makeup, hair products, beauty tools, accessories, bath and body products, and fragrances. Now there is no excuse to leave Malibu.

Sephora Malibu
3896 Cross Creek Road
Malibu, CA 90265
Store hours: Monday- Sunday 10am to 8 pm

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 opens flagship in Hermosa Beach, California, the online retailer of professional and luxury skin care, beauty products and cosmetics, opened its first store in Hermosa Beach, California. has been selling on the internet since 1999 selling dermatologist recommended products. The site now sells 620 brands and over 23,000 products. The new flagship, retail store also features a hair salon and a luxury spa. They are the first retail store to sell and use Thibiant, Beverly Hills product's in their spa treatments. One of their treatments, the Thibiant Collagen Mask, is one of my favorites. Other product lines featured in the treatments and sold include: Decleor, Eminence, Phytomer, Yonka, Dermalogica and Guinot. The retail store also features about 46 more signature brands including Colorscience, Elta, Jan Marini, Jane Iredale, La Roche-Posay, Murad, Philosophy and Yonka. 

Stop by and visit this beauty outpost and check out their current promotions below: 

- 20% off any treatment booked in March
- $30 for a 30 minute DermStore Express Facial through the end of April

Gifts with Purchase: 

Nick Chavez xxxBody Glaze Styling
•       Free with any hair care purchase of $25 or more

ColorScience pro eye products
•       Free with the purchase of any makeup purchase of $25 or mo

Dermalogica Tote Bag
•       Free with any Dermalogica purchase of $100 or more
Also offered is 10% off treatments for anyone who works in Hermosa Beach and military, pay stub or business card required. Along with 10% off treatments for Seniors and Students on Mondays and Tuesdays.

*All gifts and promotions are while supplies last.

1316 Hermosa Beach Ave.
Hermosa Beach, California 
Open Monday-Sunday 10am-8pm
Spa and Salon menu online

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Saturday, March 3, 2012

Larchmont Avenue Welcomes MALIN & GOETZ

MALIN & GOETZ, the chic New York apothecary opened their third US store on Larchmont Avenue in Hancock Park, California. Malin and Goetz's line of products include items for the face, body, hair, and scented candles, too. With their philosophy based on natural ingredients, performance technology, and advanced skin care, Matthew Malin and Andrew Goetz, personally develop each and every formula with a trusted chemist. All products are made in the USA, with manufacturing in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Malin and Goetz are famous for babying sensitive skin with their non irritating formulas and making it feel soft, too. Their best selling products are the Grapefruit Facial Cleanser and the Vitamin E Face Moisturizer. Other great products include the Eucalyptus Deodorant, which is alcohol and aluminum free and the Detox Face Mask, which leaves your skin glowing. The Grand Opening Event will be Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 6-8 PM. 

Malin & Goetz (Now Open)
238 North Larchmont Boulevard
Los Angeles, Ca, 90004
Phone: 323.391.1884
Hours: Monday- Saturday, 11am -7 pm & Sunday, 10am- 6pm
Parking: Metered Parking on Larchmont Ave, in front of store
Product's also available at: Fred Segal Santa Monica, Barney's, and Bloomingdale's.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Soma Intimates Grand Opening-Westside Pavillion, Los Angeles, CA

Soma Intimates (a division of Chico's FAS) Grand Opening is Wednesday Febuary 22 at the Westside Pavillion, Los Angeles, CA. Soma Intimates is located on the first floor near Macy's. Soma Intimates carries their signature vanishing edge panty and shapewear collection,vanishing back bras, oh my gorgeous sleepwear collection, swimwear and more than 50 bra styles. During the grand opening spend $75 and get one free bra.

Soma Intimates
Westside Pavillion
10800 West Pico Blvd. Suite #312, 1st Level near Macy's
Los Angeles,CA 90064