The Resort At Pelican Hill Presents Second Annual La Bella Moda Fashion And Prosecco Brunch Series This Autumn

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 4, 2014 – The Resort at Pelican Hill® presents its second annual La Bella Moda fashion series, showcasing seasonal trends in collaboration with luxury designers. During the themed weekly shows at Andrea Ristorante, Chef Marco Criscuolo presents a special prix fixe Prosecco brunch menu, featuring the cuisine of Milan, one of the world’s top fashion capitals.

“As the holiday shopping season approaches, La Bella Moda offers fashion enthusiasts the perfect setting to see this season’s looks and be seen showcasing their own personal style,” said Pelican Hill Managing Director Giuseppe Lama. “New for this year’s events, some of Newport Beach’s top luxury retailers will offer pop-up boutiques during the shows.”

Beginning at 11 a.m. on four consecutive Sundays in November, themed weekly La Bella Moda events include:

Coastal Casual Chic
Sunday, November 9 at 11 a.m.
Get the look of the Newport lifestyle with casually chic coastal fashions.

Festive Seasonal Fashions
Sunday, November 16 at 11 a.m.
Let your holiday celebration style shine with seasonally inspired designs.

Glamorous Cocktail Collections
Sunday, November 23 at 11 a.m.
Prepare for a fabulous holiday fête with glamorous gowns, sparkling jewels and elegant accessories.

Holiday Jetset Styles
Sunday, November 30 at 11 a.m.
Plan a stylish wardrobe for your seaside escape, mountain retreat or holiday in the city.

Participating luxury retailers will be announced for each event date.

Tickets are $49* per person per event, including a prix fixe Prosecco brunch and complimentary gift bag. For reservations and more information, please call 855.467.6800 or visit

*Price excludes tax and service charge.

About Pelican Hill®
Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, The Resort at Pelican Hill® features: 128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star spa with a menu of the world’s most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants, including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic “Coliseum Pool,” one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Star, Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report; as Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards Top Southern California Resort (2013 & 2012), Top U.S. Resort (2011), Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide (2012) and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2012); in Travel + Leisure’s “Top 100” World’s Best Hotels (2011 Readers’ Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2011).

The Irvine Company Resort Properties owns and manages the finest resort and leisure destinations in Newport Coast and the City of Irvine. In addition to Pelican Hill, the portfolio includes the Island Hotel Newport Beach, the city’s landmark property and only AAA Five Diamond hotel; Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center, the city’s only Four Diamond hotel; Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, featuring a challenging, Tom Fazio-designed public golf course; and several of the finest marinas in Newport Harbor and Northern California.

About the Irvine Company
The Irvine Company is an internationally renowned real estate development company known for its award-winning master-planned communities, its vast portfolio of high-quality investment properties and its leadership in conservation and natural resource management.  The growing real estate portfolio encompasses office, apartment, retail and resort holdings located throughout California’s premier markets, including assets in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles Counties, and holdings in Northern California.  As a steward of some of America’s most beautiful and scientifically important open space and parklands, the company has donated more than half of the historic 93,000-acre Irvine Ranch in Orange County — 50,000 acres — to permanently preserve these lands. The U.S. Department of Interior and the State of California have designated these parklands as “Natural Landmarks,” one of the most prestigious land preservation designations. The privately held, diversified company traces its roots to the 1860s with the formation of The Irvine Ranch from Mexican and Spanish land grants.