Field of Dreams

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Overview

Henry Segerstrom built South Coast Plaza in his family’s lima bean field 50 years ago. Today, it’s one of the world’s top-grossing luxury retail centers. In this special issue, WWD explores its past, present and future.

From This Issue

Anton Segerstrom

Retail

South Coast Plaza’s Secret Sauce

The shopping center makes it seem all-too easy as the broader retail industry struggles under shifting tides.

clock March 22, 2017Kari Hamanaka

South Coast Plaza

Retail

South Coast Plaza Through the Years

Going from lima bean fields to an internationally renowned luxury center doesn’t happen overnight. Here, a look at South Coast’s development across the decades.

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South Coast Plaza

Retail

What the Retailers Think: South Coast Plaza

Leaders from some of the most storied brands reflect on what makes the center stand out from the rest of the pack.

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Henry and Elizabeth Segerstrom

Business Features

Henry Segerstrom’s Widow Elizabeth Opens Up About His Life and Legacy

The normally private Elizabeth Segerstrom discusses her late husband Henry Segerstrom’s life and legacy.

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Henry Segerstrom

People

‘Henry Segerstrom: Imagining the Future’ Documentary Sheds Personal Light on the Legend

After the Carnegie Hall screening, Maria Hall-Brown’s PBS documentary is set to air in the New York market on March 31 and April 2.

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Sandy Segerstrom

Lifestyle

Sandy Segerstrom Daniels Talks About Family’s Philanthropic Commitment

The fourth-generation Segerstrom family member talks about her family’s commitment to giving back.

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Katherine Williams, Paulina Waski and April Giangeruso in Whipped Cream at the American Ballet Theatre.

Lifestyle

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Reels in Classics and Cutting Edge

The performing arts center has become a draw for internationally renowned dance, theater and musical talent in just 30 years.

clock March 22, 2017Marcy Medina

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

A look from Kenzo's capsule collection with Kansai Yamamoto.

Fashion

EXCLUSIVE: Kenzo Partners With Kansai Yamamoto on Capsule Collection

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Social Studies

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