Irvine Spectrum Center Announces Eight New Tenants

Irvine Spectrum Center has announced the opening of two new stores along with six additional retailers that will open at the center this summer and fall. Many of the new stores are exclusives to the area or the first of its kind in the country.

Francesca’s Collections recently opened its first Orange County store at Irvine Spectrum Center. Offering unique gifts, apparel, home décor, accessories and jewelry from all over the world, Francesca’s is located between Giant Wheel and Carousel Courts and can be reached at (949) 753-1049.

Charlotte Russe recently opened near Dave & Buster’s, showcasing a modern look and feel with fashion-forward collections of apparel and accessories that cater to style-savvy fashionistas in their teens and twenties. The store can be reached at (949) 727-1417.

SKINFOOD, one of the world’s leading food cosmetic companies, will open its first U.S. store at Irvine Spectrum Center next week. Under the motto of “good food for health is also good for the skin”, SKINFOOD delivers nutrition to the skin through the strict selection of healthy foods and natural ingredients. The cosmetic line features extracts from brown sugar, rice, kiwi, wine, ginseng and honey. SKINFOOD carries a vast array of products ranging from make-up base and color cosmetics to hair products and skincare for babies and men. Customers are encouraged to use and experience product samples before purchasing, and the store features a cozy atmosphere reminiscent of a European village. SKINFOOD is located in near Dave & Buster’s and the newly opened Charlotte Russe.

DownEast Basics will open its first California store at Irvine Spectrum Center this summer, offering high-design looks for today’s fashionable yet cost-conscious consumer. The store will have everyday basic layering tees, tops, dresses, skirts, sweaters, outerwear, swim wear and accessories for women. The store will be located between Giant Wheel Court and Target.

Oro Gold Cosmetics, a leading worldwide 24 Karat Gold cosmetics line, will open its first Orange County store in early fall. Oro Gold Cosmetics is a high-end boutique featuring a customized line of cosmetics that each serves a separate skin type or skincare issue. Gold is said to improve firmness of the skin, help regain elasticity and freshness, and enhance the body’s natural responses for healing and regeneration. Oro Gold will be located near Nordstrom.

J.R. Watkins Naturals will open its first retail store at Irvine Spectrum Center in early fall. As America’s original natural apothecary manufacturer, Watkins uses only the finest natural ingredients in its diverse lines of personal care, home care, remedies, and organic flavorings. J.R. Watkins will be located in Giant Wheel Court.
Premier candle retailer The Yankee Candle Company will open early fall across from Barnes & Noble. Artbox will also open fall in Giant Wheel Court, carrying unique greeting cards and gift wrap.

These new stores will open along with four new restaurants that were previously announced – Paul Martin’s American Bistro, CUCINA Enoteca, Capital Seafood and Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, which are all opening this fall and early holiday.

Irvine Spectrum Center, owned by Irvine Company, is located where the I-5 and I-405 meet in Irvine. Irvine Spectrum Center offers a unique mix of shopping, dining and entertainment in a beautiful Spanish-themed atmosphere. The Center draws more than 15 million visitors annually to Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Target, H&M and more than 130 other specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment venues.

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