It has been described as a place where "art, fashion and architecture combine." A'Maree's exclusive boutique on Coast Highway in Newport Beach opened the pre-holiday season with a special sneak peek sponsored by The Visionaries, a ladies auxiliary of the Orange County Museum of Art.
The destination for fashion has received national press, including a spread in The New York Times, for its rare and unique occupation of the landmark 1960s-era waterfront pavilion on the main channel of the Newport Harbor. The iconic white structure, with the roof line recalling winged birds in flight, sat dormant for decades. Formerly a restaurant and nightclub, it's new purpose as a house of fashion has arguably been called the most exquisite ladies store in America — with the most spectacular waterfront view.
Fittingly, the ladies who love art converged upon A'Maree's for a first look, a spot of afternoon tea and plenty of late-afternoon conversation over catered treats by Costa Mesa culinary artist Jeanine. Visionaries President Linda Maggard was on hand to greet the chic crowd joined by event organizers Catherine McLarand and Kathy Marconi.