Tag archives: Giuliana Montecito

More Than Fashion at Giuliana Montecito
By Megan Waldrep   |   December 3, 2019

An Upper Village dress shop for over half a century, Giuliana Montecito has a new creative director that is focusing on its past as much as the present. Mandana Mir is a millennial with an old soul, carrying herself with mannerisms reminiscent of English high society. Maybe her background has something to do with it […]

Giuliana Montecito
By Lynda Millner   |   March 14, 2019

There’s a new kid on the block. That would be Giuliana Montecito. Before, it was named Giuliana Haute Couture. It’s a charming boutique in the upper village near Via Vie restaurant and next door to what was Lana Marme’s at 1485 East Valley Road Ste 3. The new family owned shop creative director Mandana Mir […]

Shopping and Buying Local
By Megan Waldrep   |   December 20, 2018

Though the weather might not remind you of Christmas, one glance at the calendar sure will. We pulled together a few of our favorite independent boutiques around the area to help you narrow down the search for the perfect holiday treats. Allora by Laura Owner Laura Dinning of Allora by Laura in Montecito, along with […]