ELLE's Top Shop: hip'tique
July, 2011

What's there: A breezy mix of day dresses from Diane Von Furstenberg, Amanda Uprichard, and Tucker; beach-perfect separates from C&C California and T-Los Angeles; and a selection of luxe bath and body products. They also have cheeky items for the home, miscellaneous gifts, and work by local artists on display. (more...)

Street Smart: Hip'tique
August, 2011

In the window is a bikini in a birdcage, while inside, designer clothing—from Diane von Furstenberg to t-Los Angeles—hangs from racks. Owner Christine Berardi also stocks Red Flower organic lotions and muslin pillows that instruct folks to BE NICE OR LEAVE. (more...)

Hop to Hip'tique
July, 2011

New to Main Street in Santa Monica's row of hip boutiques is the aptly named Hip'tique. Curated by owner Christine Berardi, the inviting, light-filled shop offers a women's clothing selection that includes Los Angeles brands such as LnA, Blu Democracy, C & C California and Habitual mixed with pieces from labels such as Halston Heritage, Poleci, Nanette Lepore, Twenty8Twelve and Black Halo. (more...)

Christine Berardi of hip'tique Santa Monica Talks Shop
July 29, 2011

If I had a sister I would have to insist she have a closet exactly like hip'tique—someplace I could go to pick out just the right sweater and the perfect dress for any occasion—which East Coast transplant Christine Berardi (no connection to designer Antonio) opened in Santa Monica mid-February. (more...)

Folksy Beats And Bi-Coastal Styles Mix For A Good Cause At Hip-tique
June 3, 2011

Last week, hip'tique owner Christine Berardi invited friends and locals to support Bound Angels, an organization started by photographer Robert Cabral to help give shelter animals a voice. I stopped by the Santa Monica store to lend support and to take the opportunity to check out the eclectic boutique. (more...)

Haute Spot: Chic Hip'tique Boutique Opens in Santa Monica
May 26, 2011

Haute Living has discovered a new haute spot we're dying to 'hip' you west coast shoppers to: Hip'tique, Santa Monica's new haven for fashionistas tired of the same old same. The store asserts itself as an intersection of beachside culture and chic aesthetic, a refreshing pairing of whimsy and luxury. (more...)

hip hop hooray.
May 24, 2011

santa monica's main street gets a style infusion from the opening of hip'tique, a beachy-chic shop that carries cali-casual clothes from black halo, LNA, C&C, poleci, nanette lepore. also find swimwear from l-space along with a mix of home decor items and beauty products. now that's cause for celebrating. (more...)

Santa Monica's Top 5 Design Spots
May 13, 2011

Design enthusiasts adore the mad mix of urban clothing and home decor at Hip'tique. Sassy pillows with expressions like 'call your mother' mingle with funky light fixtures and accessories. (see photo below). For the record, the jewelry is pretty tempting too. (more...)

Just Opened: Hip'tique Feeds Santa Monica's Posh Lifestyle
April 12, 2011

As you may have noticed, SoCal's retail isn't doing amazing, so get your nose away from that computer and stop by the newest boutique opening in Santa Monica. Hip'tique (2727 Main St., Santa Monica, 310-399-6106) is a lifestyle store where you can find anything from Christian Lacroix's papier collection to customizable decor from Clark & Clark to L-Space swimwear. Price points range from as low as $15 for gift items... (more...)