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Indulge for breast cancer fundraiser

October 02, 2008|By Greer Wylder

In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Body Design, the athletic and wellness center in Newport Beach that specializes in women, will hold its first “Relax for the Cure,” fundraiser.

From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday indulge in 20-minute spa treatments for $20. Pampering and relaxing treatments include mini facials, massages, foot treatments, herbal foot refresher treatments, paraffin hand dips, makeovers, make-up sessions featuring mineral make-up, Lumi-Facial LED facial treatments and other spa-related activities. All of the proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Body Design will hold an opportunity drawing for spa and healthy-living items including facials, massages, private training sessions, fitness classes, gift baskets, skin care and more. Opportunity drawing tickets are available through 7 p.m. Wednesday. Winners need not be present. To schedule appointments, buy opportunity drawing tickets, or make donations, call Body Design (949) 719-2600. Space for spa treatments is limited. Body Design is at 210 Newport Center Drive, Suite 3. Visit


Seeing with L.A. lenses

Luxury eyewear choices in Orange County just got even better: Dita, the coveted Los Angeles-based eyewear brand just arrived at Fashion Island. Dita Legends is ideal for discerning shoppers looking for a consummate selection of Dita frames at their disposal.

In addition to their celebrity-favorite sunglass and optical collections, they boast a selection of vintage frames curated by the founders, Jeff Solorio and John Juniper and will seasonally feature designer collaborations by some of Japan’s most celebrated brands: Visvim, Hysteric Glamour and Neighborhood.

The boutique will also offer styles beyond the Dita brand: Oliver Goldsmith from England, Cazal and Mykita both from Germany. Solorio and Juniper are Orange County natives and friends since elementary school. Their eyewear collections are inspired through film, photography and beach culture.

Dita continually receives acclaim for its fashion-forward designs. Dita frames are artisan-crafted in Japan with modern innovations and made from the highest quality materials. Dita Legends is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Dita Legends is near the Iris Fountain at Fashion Island. For details, call (949) 717-7793 or visit

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