Valentine Shopping Night, Treats in Every Boutique + A Food Truck

Thursday , Feb 10th, 5-8 pm

Newport Beach, CA -- The nine boutiques at The Cove, a hip and newly re-purposed shopping destination on Newport Beach’s Mariner’s Mile, is hosting a fun shopping night for those who need Valentine’s gift ideas or need a little love for themselves on Thursday, Feb. 10 from 5-8pm.

The Cove boutiques (Posey Couture, The Hat Loft, Little Relics, Blend, Clarity RX, MerMade Designs, Little Stylings, Laura Matthews Designs, and Studio Fringe) are offering hundreds of gift ideas for Valentine’s of all ages from $30-$300. With festive cocktails including pink Champaign and Valentine’s treats in each shop, The Cove will also have a food truck there to provide free food while supplies last.

Hot Valentine’s Gifts from The Cove include:

FOR HER: luxurious lotions from Clarity RX; a celeb-favorite scarf from Blend, vintage inspired cocktail jewelry from Posey Couture, a hip headband or handbag from Laura Matthews Designs, antique bracelet from Little Relics

FOR KIDS: hip shoes for your kids from Little Stylings

FOR THE HARD TO SHOP FOR: down-filled pillow in a bright color from Style Fringe, a sun hat from The Hat Loft, sea-inspired décor from Mermade Designs

The Cove is located at 410 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663. Retail hours for individual boutiques vary (see below).

Retail boutiques at The Cove include:

Blend (Beth Zehnder) – Contemporary women’s clothing with a focus on easy to wear weekday to weekend clothes for the gal on the go. (Tues – Fri.11am-5pm; Sat 11am-3pm)

Clarity RX (Karla Keene) - Skin wellness boutique featuring the owner’s unique, patented line of high quality cosmeceuticals, which have been formulated for results-driven benefits to the skin, resulting in a smooth, youthful, supple, toned and radiant appearance. (By appointment only basis focusing on the private one on one experience.)

Laura Matthews Designs (Laura Matthews) – Original, handmade jewelry with a funky edge, designer handbags, belts and accessories. (Mon.-Sat. 10am-3pm)

Little Relics (Caitlin and Donna Whelan) - Antique Jewelry and Found Objects; based jewelry line Of recycled repurposed antique pieces.(Tues.-Fri. 11am-5pm; Sat.11am-3pm)

Little Stylings (Melinda Hovee-Harlan) - Children’s consignment couture for moms to be economical, fashionable, and live a little lighter on the planet. Reduce, Reuse, Rewear. (Mon.,Tues. 9am-1pm; Wed., Thurs. 10am-4pm; Friday 11am-5pm; Sat. 12noon-3pm)

MerMade Designs (Merideth Fleener) – Sea inspired home décor and gifts - Coral, seashells, handmade treasures. (Tues-Fri 11am-5pm; Sat. 11am-2pm; Or by appointment, 949.285.7871)

Posey Couture (Paige Van Rensselaer-Kunkle) – Pearls, Vintage & "Haute" Costume Jewelry, Sugar Factory Couture Lollipops, and all things bling. (Tues-Fri 11am-5pm; Sat 11am-2pm; during the holidays Sat 11am-3pm)

Studio Fringe (Pam Terry) – A full service interior design studio, unique linen pillow collection, home furnishings, fine art and textiles. (Tues.-Thurs. 10am-5pm; Fri. 11am-3pm;Mon. and Sat. by appointment only.)

The Hat Loft (Amy Rosten) – Designer hats, caps and fine millinery. (11am-4pm)

Visit The Cove online and learn more about events, sales and new offerings at

The Cove Boutique Owners, starting with the top left and going clockwise:

Beth Zehnder (in the orange scarf), Karla Keene, Paige Kunkle, Melinda Hovee-Harlan (green scarf), Merideth Fleener, Laura Matthews (on right edge of couch), Pam Terry, Caitlin Whelan, Donna Whelan (white scarf), Amy Rosten (on left edge of couch)

For more information about The Cove, the retailers, the hottest trends, photos, interviews and latest offerings now available, please contact Townsend Olmstead Media Co., 949-722-8488 or email