On the chic Las Olas Boulevard in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, you'll encounter boutiques, narrow alleyways, brick walkways, tiny white lights twinkling in windows and dozens of trendy restaurants. Among the shopping and dining options, you might come across homemade ice cream at a dessert cafe or a live jazz bar that is always packed. Clothing boutiques, gift shops, hair salons and art galleries round out the list. The wide variety of shops and services available ensures you’ll be able to find exactly what you need.
A reputed chain for menswear, Men's Wearhouse sure knows to dress nattily. No matter your size, this branch has something for everyone. From tuxedos to designer wear, casual wear to formals, their wide range will surely impress. They even provide custom suiting. Check out their accessories and shoes as well.
Conveniently located near the beach, this mall features more than 150 national and international shops, including major department stores like Neiman-Marcus and Dillard's. Specialty stores include Godiva Chocolatier and Pottery Barn, and the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, too, is located here. The mall is known for its elegant architecture, marble construction, and subdued lighting. Shuttles provide transportation to and from many area hotels. A great way to spend a day with friends or family.
Despite many modern malls coming up the last few years, Coral Ridge Mall has held its fort for more than four decades. A local favorite, it has kept abreast with the changing times. Though compact in size and featuring over 40 stores, its popularity can be seen by the huge footfall of visitors. Some of the major brands at home here are Old Navy, Motherhood Maternity, Game Stop, Footlocker, TJ MAxx and, Bath & Body Works. There are plenty of options for dining as well. Catch the latest flicks at the AMC Dine-In Theatres.
This overwhelmingly expansive complex, that began as the Thunderbird Drive-in Theater in 1963, has grown over the years to offer guests more than just a film viewing experience. A farmer's market, a 14-screen drive-in movie theater, a games arcade and food court are just a few of the other attractions and activities found at Swap Shop. For the shopaholics, of course, this is the paradise you may never want to leave, as this is one of the largest flea markets in the entire state, perhaps in the country!
Another quaint Fort Lauderdale shopping district, the Gallery at Beach Place is located right on the beach, offering visitors a chance to enjoy the great outdoors while looking for the ultimate purchase. Maui Nix, Lulu's Bait Shack and Lynn Nail Salon are some of the shops, restaurants and salons that can be found here. A number of events, including live music, are held here.
Carefree, laid back and funky are the words that will come to mind when you visit this charming shop. Opened since 1986, Jezebel is full of unique knick knacks, gift items, cute cards, accessories and vintage clothing. Gift your friends some elegant candles or hip jewelry or deck yourself out with designer vintage clothes from their selection.
Radio-Active Records is an absolute must-visit for vinyl collectors in Fort Lauderdale. The collection, consisting of both new and old records, is huge, and the quality has always been impeccable. Apart from vinyl, the store stocks turntables, DVDs, CDs and clothing. In-store shows are also organized.
Founded in 1945, Flora Ottimer Children's Boutique has been a trusted store for many decades now. From cute infant clothing to adorable kids outfits, trendy booties to rompers and more, you will find everything for your tots in this charming and friendly store. Toys of all sorts can be found in the toy section that range from games to dolls. If you are flummoxed as to what you want, ask the staff for advice, they will surely guide you in the right direction.
A renowned department store chain, Dillard’s is a name to reckoned with for fashionable clothing, shoes, accessories and home wear. Their branch in The Galleria lives up to the reputation and features well-known designer brands at affordable pricing. Explore their various sections that are attractively arranged for a pleasant shopping experience.