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Anthropologie set to unveil its major expansion at Fashion Island

Orange County’s first location of the popular womenswear brand will become California’s first ‘Ultimate Anthropologie Experience’ store

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (April 20, 2016) — Fashion Island’s Anthropologie will unveil its major expansion and transformation into California’s first “Ultimate Anthropologie Experience” store on April 22 with new offerings such as 12 full-scale bedroom, living and dining rooms filled with home furnishings, a design center, more than 800 beauty products, and nearly 40 brands of shoes.

The expansion—which doubles the store’s footprint to nearly 20,000 square feet—will make the Newport Beach location of the popular women’s apparel, accessories and home-goods retailer Orange County’s largest Anthropologie.

“As O.C.’s first original home for Anthropologie, we’re honored to again be selected to introduce the first expanded brand experience at Fashion Island,” said Easther Liu, chief marketing officer of Irvine Company Retail Properties. “We are excited for the final reveal as this will become the destination for the best of Anthropologie’s product offering in Southern California.”

The new Anthropologie shopping experience at Fashion Island will mean more elevated offerings across several categories previously available only on its website, including:

  • Home Furnishings: Explore 12 full-scale bedroom, living and dining rooms for floor-to-ceiling design inspiration. Consider form, function, comfort and quality of pieces from the full breadth of Anthropologie’s new home collection, including custom furniture.
  • Design Center: Get expert advice from Anthroplogie’s home stylist. Design custom furniture from more than 100 possible shapes and 75 fabrics and colors. Select complementary elements such as curtains, rugs and wallpaper.
  • Beauty: Discover more than 800 products and tools from nearly 90 brands in categories such as bath and body, color, fragrance, hair care and skin care. Benefit from a highly curated assortment of exclusive, hard-to-find and ingredient-conscious brands, as well as beautifully designed products.
  • Shoes: Browse more than 300 styles from nearly 40 brands. Find the right style for every occasion in Anthropologie’s edit from labels that include Farylrobin, Kelis Dagger, Luiza Perea and Stella McCartney by Adidas, along with exclusive designs from brands such as Angela Scott, Jasper & Jeera, Lien Do and Loeffler Randall.

About Fashion Island
As Orange County’s premier coastal shopping experience, Fashion Island features exclusive specialty boutiques, world-class department stores and a diverse assortment of restaurants and cafes. With nearly 16 million visitors a year, Fashion Island offers a sophisticated yet relaxed, resort-like atmosphere that is distinctively Southern California, with pristine views of the Pacific Ocean.

Owned by Irvine Company, Fashion Island is home to Orange County’s only Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Home Store and Macy’s – in addition to Nespresso, American Tea Room, Urban Decay, Nike Women’s, SoulCycle, Trina Turk, Vince, Joie and Halston Heritage. Fashion Island also features acclaimed restaurants such as Sushi Roku, FIG & OLIVE, Red O, CUCINA enoteca, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Lemonade, True Food Kitchen and R D Kitchen. For more information, please visit