Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Santee Alley Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day is Sunday, June 15, 2014! Do you know what you're getting Dad for Father's Day yet? The Santee Alley has a great selection of men's casual and formal apparel, shoes, and accessories. There's something here for everyone. Scroll below to see our top store picks for Father's Day gifts this year...

1106 1/2 S Santee St. inside Santee Alley


Bucci is a manufacturer and importer of men's suits, jackets, dress shirts, and casual clothing for men selling directly to the public out of their Santee Alley retail location. This is a great place to get Dad a brand new suit or a couple new dress shirts and ties for work. See more of this store here.

B. Matthew
1123-C Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley

B. Matthew is one of the oldest men's retailers in the alley. They've been here since the alley's early days and still adhere to the same brand-name-for-less policy that made us so popular. The brand name clothing here is authentic and sold at half the retail price of department stores. You'll find t-shirts, dress shirts, jeans, jackets, coats, and blazers. See more of B. Matthew here.

Digi Crown Inc.
1125-2 Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley

Digi Crown (featured here) is the premier retail and wholesale vendor of electronics in Santee Alley. The carry everything from tablets and digital cameras, to home and car audio electronics, speaker systems, gaming consoles and games, and much more.

K.K. Distributors
1115 1/2 Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley

K.K. Distributors has the largest selection of brand name perfumes for men (and women) in the alley, with over 1,000 brand name perfumes including Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren, Gucci, and Lacoste. Expect to save 30-70% off department store prices. See more of K.K Distributors here.

MK Shirts
1125-6 Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley

If you're on a tight budget this Father's Day, MK Shirts is the place for you. Men's shirts start as low as $9.99 with deals on dress shirts like 3 for $25. Even better, jeans here are under $10! See more of their amazing deals here.

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Santee Alley is Open on Memorial Day

Just a friendly reminder, Santee Alley will be open on Memorial Day. We will be having normal business hours, with most businesses opening around 9:30 a.m. and most businesses closed by 6 p.m. The Santee Alley is open 7 days a week, including all major holidays.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Weekly Fashion Finds: Prints and Patterns

Currently trending in Santee Alley: Prints! This is such a great and lively trend for summer. We especially like the printed kimonos (last seen here). They're super cute and versatile, whether you wear it over a cute top and jeans to spice up a date-night outfit or wear it as a cover-up to the beach. Also, in case you can't tell from looking at these photos, the jumpsuit and rompers are also still going strong. Not that we're complaining. We want one of each! Scroll down to see some of our favorite looks in the alley right now...

All the items pictured in this post can be purchased at Vickie's Fashion located at 1136-B S Santee St. For pricing or purchase inquiries please call the store directly at 213-745-4336.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Bargain Alert! High-waisted denim starting at $18

Our two favorite trends right now? High-waisted shorts and high-waisted jeans, and Stylin' Fashion (1053 Maple Ave. inside the alley) has both. They also have a great selection of summer dresses and flowy maxis, perfect for this heat wave we're having here in Southern California. The prices at Stylin' Fashion are very reasonable. The shorts are only $18 and the jeans range from $20-25! Scroll down to see more of their current selection including tops, jumpsuits, crop tops and more.

Stylin' Fashion
1053 Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley

Stylin' Fashion sells both retail and wholesale. For pricing or purchase inquiries please contact the store directly.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Santee Alley Mother's Day Shopping Guide

 Our top picks for Mother's Day:

A SPRING SCARF  from Fashion Fantasia,1008-A Santee St.

A FABULOUS HEEL from Forever Shoes, 1010 S Santee St. inside the alley

A PRETTY SCENT from K.K. Distributors, 1115 1/2 Maple Ave. inside the alley

A NEW MAKEUP CASE or handbag or luggage set, from Halo Handbags, 1137 Santee St.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Weekly Fashion Finds: Vickie's Fashion Update

Our Weekly Fashion Finds features Santee Alley favorite, Vickie's Fashion. (We've featured them before here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. We like them a lot in case you can't tell.)  Vickie's has new styles every week, usually on  Friday's right on time for the weekend. We love that their styles are always cute and on trend and the quality of their clothing is great. You'll get the best "bang for your buck" here! We especially recommend Vickie's for cute dresses, skirts and tops. Sign up for their newsletter to receive weekly updates on their new arrivals by emailing vickiesfashion@aol.com.

Vickie's Fashion
1136-B Santee St.
Wholesale & Retail

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Everything $1 Fashion Jewelry

1053 Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley

Tucked inside various stores in Santee Alley you'll find Everything $1 Fashion Jewelry. The name says it all, everything sold in this store-within-a-store is only $1. Inventory changes constantly, but you are always guaranteed to find fake eyelashes (yes, these are just $1 too), cocktail rings, bead bracelets, nail polish, and a variety of hair accessories.

We love shopping here for unique jewelry pieces, especially the cocktail rings. This is THE place for fun, out-of-the-ordinary costume cocktail rings, and all around great spot for bargain shopping!

1010 Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley