Candy for Grown-Ups

The super-sized fine candy boutique Sugarfina has opened their second location at The Americana at Brand (the first one is in Beverly Hills). The shop carries an exclusive array of candies you won’t find elsewhere in the United States. Premium curated confections include cocktail candies such as Champagne gummy bears, Cuba Libre (spiced rum and […]

The super-sized fine candy boutique Sugarfina has opened their second location at The Americana at Brand (the first one is in Beverly Hills). The shop carries an exclusive array of candies you won’t find elsewhere in the United States. Premium curated confections include cocktail candies such as Champagne gummy bears, Cuba Libre (spiced rum and cola gummies) and Peach Bellini gummies.

Sugarfina was founded by sweethearts Rosie O’Neill (former marketing executive) and Josh Resnick (former video game developing executive). The duo started dreaming of opening a luxury candy boutique on their third date—a screening of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Rosie and Josh, who live on the Westside, were inspired by the unique and delicious candies they tasted while traveling, ultimately deciding to bring a new concept in gourmet candy to the States. Having taste-tested treats across the globe, they say they consider themselves true “candy connoisseurs.”

And what would a luxury brand be without a blue box? Sugarfina’s signature turquoise Bento Boxes ($60) can be customized with hand-selected treats (eight varieties to choose from) guaranteed to sweeten even the sourest of pusses.