luxury shopping experience, and a global shopping destination, home to an "unparalleled collection of 250 boutiques and department stores," including Bulgari, Chanel, and Roger Vivier, among others, in Costa Mesa, California, a quick 20-minute jaunt from the beach. A promotional video narrated in an unplaceable but unmistakably posh accent concludes, "South Coast Plaza: where the world comes to shop."
Plenty of elevated language is tucked into the Orange County landmark's literature and advertising: premier, critically acclaimed, elegant, exclusive, renowned. But the marketing materials are no smoke-screen. According to a statement provided by the center, South Coast Plaza welcomes more than 22 million visitors each year and nets nearly $2 billion in sales annually.. . . more