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By admin | April 5 2007
Considering that Miami is known for its beautiful people, it’s no surprise that there are many varied shopping areas in the city.
Ranging from malls to boutiques, and with top designers aplenty, the Miami shopping experience is for the fashion conscious. Typically of the city, the different shops are well known for their celebrity clientele and shoppers more concerned about style than cost. Located in relaxing, convivial surroundings, Miami shopping has everything for the Elite Traveler.
Situated in the Bal Harbour area to the north of Miami beach, Bal Harbour Shops is quite simply the place to go for retail fun and relaxation.
Symbolizing luxury and class, with all the high-end designers you could wish for, Bal Harbour Shops are the perfect destination for a lunchtime or evening meander with your credit card. So whether you’re for world-class quality, or something special to sparkle in when you head out for the evening, make this your retail destination.
+1 305 866 0311
9701 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, 33154
Sleek sister shop to the famous Barney’s in New York, this is one of Miami’s finest retail outlets.
With a design list including A.L.C., Alexander Wang, Gant by Michael Bastian, L’Agence, Rag & Bone, Shipley & Halmos and celebrity shoppers such as Naomi Campbell, Penélope Cruz and Nicole Richie, Barneys is the place to go to for top fashion.
For those who prefer to shop outside of malls, and find department stores slightly overbearing, retail therapy at Miracle Mile is the perfect solution.
The area is famed for its bridal boutiques, with clients arriving from all over the world to plan their weddings. Offering luxury lingerie, jewelers, furniture, antiques and much more, Miracle Mile is a great place to shop if you’re looking for something different, and with plenty of restaurants and coffee shops in the area, shoppers can take regular pit stops while flexing their plastic.
Miracle Mile, 220 Miracle Mile, Ste 234, Coral Gables, Florida 33134
As the name suggests, Intermix provides discerning fashionistas with a wide range of the latest European and American fashion styles next to some of the industry’s biggest names: Alexander McQueen, Chloé, Diane Von Furstenberg and Michael Kors.
Celebrity shoppers include Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and Kate Hudson.
634 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Saks Fifth Avenue has been one of the city’s pre-eminent high-end department stores since it opened in the 1920s.
Situated in the Dadeland Mall, Saks buzzes with brands such as Gucci, Lulu Guinness, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton.
+1 305 662 8655
Dadeland Mall, 7687 North Kendall Drive, Miami, Florida 33156
Sister shop to the New York store, Scoop is a boutique located in the Shore Club Hotel, and features big-name designers including Diane Von Furstenberg, Helmut Lang, Marc Jacobs, Paul Smith, Malo and Jimmy Choo.
There’s also the possibility that you might see actress Cameron Diaz, as she’s been known to shop here.
+1 305 532 5929
The Shore Club Hotel, 1901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139