Guide to shopping in Miami 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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.