Orange County is a leafy enclave in Southern California, and as such it has spawned a high-end retail hub that continues to grow in regional significance. Initially opened in 1967, South Coast Plaza mall has evolved into worthy rival to the cluster of luxury boutiques in Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, and the appeal continues to grow for shoppers and leading brands alike. In the latter category falls Dior Homme, the cult men’s label headed by designer Kris van Assche, and which decided to join luxury peers and open up shop on the premises.
Mind you, a Christian Dior boutique, carrying the women’s line, has been present at South Coast Plaza since 2010. The Dior Homme store boasts a distinct aesthetic of its own, featuring a multi-dimensional space that incorporates luxurious materials with rich and tactile finishes throughout, captured by mixture or modern and traditional elements. The boutique carries Dior Homme items across all categories, including ready-to-wear, footwear, eyewear, leather goods, watches, jewelry, and fragrances, in addition to its made to measure service.
Photography: Joshua White