Where to go shopping in Miami Beach

Gearing up to go shopping? Miami Beach should be your first stop for designer finds and cool boutiques—and here’s why.
Photograph: Courtesy The Webster
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South Beach has long been known for its beaches, its pastel-hued Art Deco Miami hotels, its top-notch dining destinations, its all-night clubs, bars and party scene. But it’s also a pretty amazing place to restock your closet. After all, you’re going to need something to wear to all those previously mentioned places. From Sunset Harbor’s cool shops for him and her and high-end designer boutiques to even higher-end boutiques smack in the heart of SoBe, shopping in Miami Beach is as much a tourist activity as it is a local fave pastime. Here’s where to go for local designs, limited-edition sneakers, designer vintage, finds under $100 and more.

Guide to shopping in Miami Beach

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Lincoln Road Mall
Shopping, Shopping centers

Lincoln Road Mall

icon-location-pin Mid-Beach

What is it? South Beach’s only pedestrian mall is lined with big-name retailers and contemporary brands like J. Crew, Madewell, Anthropologie, Sephora and All Saints, among others.
Why go? Even if you’re only window shopping, Lincoln Road is packed with sidewalk cafes, bars and even a movie theater to keep you entertained.

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Market Miami
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Shopping, Boutiques

Market

icon-location-pin South Beach

What is it? Consider this your place for basics, go-tos and old-faithfuls: Tees so soft you’ll wear them all day and then cuddle up in them at night and pants so comfy you’ll buy two pairs just in case you need a backup. Those items, in neutral hues like gray, white and beige, fill the racks here
Why go? Also located in Sunset Harbor, find the clothes you’ll live in here. The store boasts its own brand but also carries a selection of cool swimwear from Instagram-famous brands such as Kai Lani.

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The Webster
Photograph: Courtesy The Webster
Shopping, Designer

The Webster

icon-location-pin South Beach

What is it? If ever there was a boutique with museum-like vibes, The Webster is it. Located on Collins Avenue, The Webster is a curated collection of wearable art that will make you feel as exclusive as its designer collabs and as expensive as its price tags.
Why go? Luxe threads for him and her from bands like Proenza Schouler, Gucci, Heron Preston and La Double J and footwear from Off-White and Aquazzura give this store some of its designer allure.

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Clothing rack
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Shopping, Boutiques

Frankie.

icon-location-pin South Beach

What is it? Parked in Sunset Harbor, Frankie is a must for fashionistas who are looking for that piece that will stand out in a crowd, whether it’s a bag, shoes, a jewelry piece or a new go-to article.
Why go? Brands like Mikoh, Faithfull the brand, Delfi, PatBo, Loeffler Randall and its own designs give this store its appeal. It will also likely gain you lots of “Where did you get thats” and “Oh, where is that froms.”

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Denim
Photograph: Unsplash/Bruno Nascimento
Shopping, Boutiques

The Backroom

icon-location-pin South Beach

What is it? Located in Sunset Harbor, this boho-chic shop is a Florida girl’s ultimate destination for gauzy, trendy, tropical wares, plus accessories and closet staples.
Why go? Bikinis, espadrille sneakers, round woven purses and festival looks abound at this not only fantastic but also well-designed store that you’ll want to hit up before heading out on a coastal vacay.

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Consign of the Times
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Shopping, Consignment store

Consign of the Times

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What is it? A high-end consignment shop in Sunset Harbor where all the luxury bags, shoes, accessories and clothes you crave come with a pretty digestible price tag. And also a great way to earn a few extra bucks should you need to make space in your own closet.
Why go? Discounted Chanel bags, half-price Louboutin heels, affordable Saint Laurent glasses—need we say more?

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Alchemist
Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Renier C.
Shopping, Fashion

Alchemist

icon-location-pin South Beach

What is it? Fashion, art, architecture—the cornerstones of this shop perched high above Lincoln Road in the 1111 parking garage, which stocks high-end brands you won’t find elsewhere in Miami. Just stopping into this beautifully designed shop is an experience.
Why go? You’re the kind of person who always has on that thing people stop and ask about, and you’re happy keeping up that persona by wearing things like The Deceast, Truckin’ and other outside-of-the-box labels.

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Kith
Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Carolina R.
Shopping, Boutiques

Kith Miami

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What is it? The shop where the cool kids scope out new kicks and design collabs you won’t find anywhere else. Oh, and there’s an ice cream shop to pop into before or after you stock up on your wardrobe needs.
Why go? Kith is known for its sneaker stock, as well as its very limited-edition designer collaborations. Jordans, Vans, Nikes—if you’re a sneakerhead or an aspiring one, this shop should be your first stop every time you add to your collection.

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Ramona La Rue
Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Courtesy Ramona La Rue
Shopping, Womenswear

Ramona LaRue

icon-location-pin South of Fifth

What is it? Local designer Arianne brings her boho chic Florida-friendly designs to South of Fifth.
Why go? Flowy dresses that you won’t mind wearing when the humidity is kicked up to all of its notches is standard here. Arianne creates her own patterns, so these dresses, pants, tops, skirts and shorts are truly a work of Miami-born-and-bred art.

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Sunglasses
Photograph: Unsplash/Annie Theby
Shopping, Boutiques

Big Drop NYC

icon-location-pin South Beach

What is it? Big Drop is the New York cool boutique for women, boasting of-the-moment styles and accessories. Find just outside the 1 Hotel South Beach.
Why go? Brands like AGolde, Alexis, Beach Riot, Celine and Chaser give this boutique its cool. Find everything from swimsuits and cover-ups for beautiful beach days to out-on-the-town outfits to take you wherever the nights lead.

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Blush Boutique
Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Camille T.
Shopping, Boutiques

Blush

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What is it? This local chain of boutiques houses its Miami Beach outpost in Sunset Harbour. And it’s called the area home since long before the trendy neighborhood exploded with stores, boutique gyms and hip restaurants.
Why go? Boasting its own label, as well as swimwear from Indah and Levi’s denim, most everything at this local go-to pink boutique is under $100, which means you won’t break the bank as you don the latest trends.

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