Shopping is a destination in itself in Irvine, home to three major retail centers, each of which you can happily wile away a whole day at.

Whether it's high street favorites and family-friendly attractions at Irvine Spectrum Center, luxury fashion buys and world eats at Fashion Island, or unparalleled store selection and award-winning restaurants at South Coast Plaza, the diverse range of stores, eateries, and activities on offer will keep you entertained for hours.

Empty suitcase and comfy shoes at the ready? Whatever your taste or retail budget, here's how to make the most of Irvine's top three shop-til-you-drop experiences.

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