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.
To get the quintessential Miami experience, visit this lovely open-air market, where you can browse the artist's carts, sip an iced drink and stroll along the pier. More than 100 shops and 30 restaurants make this a wonderful place to visit. Bayside Marketplace is more than just a mall—it is a sweet slice of Miami life where one can look for the perfect souvenirs and gifts for loved ones back home and indulge themselves in some retail-therapy.
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.
The atmosphere on this shopping and dining strip rivals Ocean Drive or Lincoln Road for energy, but unlike some of Miami's heavily trafficked shopping areas, CocoWalk also retains the quaint flavor of a small village. Dozens of shops and restaurants line the street. Live entertainment appears periodically, and minstrels wander the streets. A 16-screen AMC movie theater is joined by such favorites as White House/Black Market, GAP and Victoria's Secret.
Simon’s Sportswear is a major sportswear store and stocks top brands like Nike, Adidas, and Puma, to name a few. This shop sells sports equipment and apparel for men, women, and children and is frequented by fitness enthusiasts and professional athletes alike. The quality of the products is indisputable and you can choose from a wide variety of shoes, boots, sandals, tops, bottoms, jackets and accessories like headbands, bags, and socks to complete your attire. As compared to other stores, you can shop for your essentials at friendlier and more competitive prices at this store.
Located near Hollywood's bustling central area, Yellow Green Farmers Market is one of the city's most popular farmer markets that only open during weekends. The market was formed by a community of locally-based artisans and traders, who wished to encourage sustainable living by bridging the gap between the producer and the consumer. Whether you're shopping for edibles, fresh produce, cosmetics or home decor they've got it all.
Panno Divina is a men's apparel store in Hollywood that specializes in formalwear. A great option for buying suits, the store is mainly frequented by executives and corporates who come here to shop for formals to wear at their respective workplaces. Whether its shirts, trousers, ties or belts that you're looking for, you can get it all here, making this a one-stop-shop for formal shopping. Their accessory section is equally impressive and does a great job of complimenting what you're wearing.