Come prepared for a pleasurable albeit costly shopping experience in a lush tropical garden setting at Bal Harbour Shops. You will find a selection of world-renowned specialty stores such as Chanel, as well as high end department stores like Oscar de la Renta Boutique, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. Stopping by Bal Harbour Shops is not only for the spendthrift; it is a pleasure just to stroll around the lovely European-style courtyard and feel the cool spray from the waterfalls on a hot day. Gourmet restaurants such as Carpaccio and La Goulue are located here. For less formal meals, cafes are also on hand.
Army greens and industrial grays are the first thing to catch your eye at BASE. The store specializes in the kind of sturdy city wear rarely found in Miami Beach boutiques. While you may never have an opportunity to show off a gray wool sweater or a pair of heavy black pants in balmy southern Florida, BASE features items which are well made, unique and perfect to take home.
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.
Offering more than 125 stores from large to small, this shopping mall is anchored by four department stores: Macy's, Dillard's, JCPenney and Sears. Enclosed and air-conditioned, Broward Mall is also home to camera and video shops, clothing stores for men, women and children, home furnishings specialists, a luggage shop, many shoe stores, and shoe and jewelry repair experts. Mid-priced items are the mall's specialties.
A cafe, music store and an event space rolled into one, Sweat Records is quite the place to hang out with friends or for a solitary evening out. The famed record store stocks all the possible music, alternative being the specialty of the place. Apart from popular music, one could also pick up CDs and DVDs of budding artists. Books, toys and t-shirts can also be purchased from here. The cafe and bar is completely organic and vegan friendly. Events are regularly held at Sweat, which include live music programs, concerts, movie screenings, themed parties and more.
The Miami Design District is one of Miami's best known neighborhoods. The district is replete with all kinds of modern and innovative art galleries, restaurants, cafes, bars and more. In addition to these local establishments, the district is also known for its collection of luxury brand boutiques like Louis Vuitton, Fendi and Christian Louboutin. For a truly luxurious and interesting Miami experience, don't miss a visit to the Miami Design District.
When looking to shop for the latest fashion of clothes and accessories, Supply & Advise is where you should start your search. With a host of curated men's apparel, footwear and accessories, suitable for both casual and formal occasions, this store has set the bar for fashionable and presentable attire. From suits to jeans and leather shoes to sneakers, customers can choose their choice of attire based on comfort and appearance. Guaranteeing its customers of the best quality possible, this store's racks only contains originall items by renowned brands such as Gant and Levis'.
Ross Dress For Less, as its name suggests, is a haven for those who love to bargain. Operating on the principle that you can buy a lot more when you pay inexpensive prices, and hardly compromising on the quality of merchandise, this store has shoes, accessories and apparel for women, men and children. It also sells home decoration items such as bedding materials, kitchenware, bathroom accessories, dining room and garden furniture. This store offers tips to hunt for successful bargains and sources designer clothing and sells it at heavy discounts. Keep an eye out on their website where they regularly advertise sales and price concessions.
Shoe Gallery Boutique is popular in Miami for its excellent collection of sneakers. It has gained rave reviews and even celebrity attention because it stocks certain rare varieties of sneakers in the latest trends. It also boasts of numerous limited edition collections so that its customers can always stay on top of the game when in comes to stylish shoes. Whether you are looking for sneakers in bold colors and patterns or muted tones, tough shoes for athletic use or fashion sneakers, this store caters to every want. Moreover, its helpful staff is always ready to guide shoppers through the racks of sneakers and aid them in choosing the best pair to suit their particular needs.
Little Havana Cigar Factory stands proudly on Calle Ocho, where it sell all types of cigars and accessories. The main product of course is the cigar, however you can still find tobacco pipes, cutters, ashtrays and even some excellent Cuban coffee from La Coladita. Some of the cigar brands include Dunhill, Gurkha, Habanitos, Foundry and Cohibas from the Dominican Republic just to name a few. A stop is obligatory if you find yourself on Calle Ocho and would like to partake in that quintessential Cuban pastime.
I On The District, as the name implies, is a boutique that specializes in designer eye-wear located in Miami's trendy Design District. The shop doesn't have its own optometrist so make sure you get your lenses elsewhere, but you can be assured that all your favorite designer's latest frames will be at I On The District. From regular prescription glasses to sunglasses, this shop has got your eyes covered.