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Best Places for Shopping in Miami

From boutiques and artisan markets to ultra-luxe malls, shopping in Miami is an experience. Miami is one of the few cities in the world where high-end designers, international fashion houses, and local artisans commingle to create a truly vibrant retail scene.

By Maryline Lacorre 26 Jan 2021

The Shops at Mary Brickell Village

Located in the heart of Brickell, this lifestyle center has become a popular destination for shoppers. Here you can find restaurants, jewelers, clothing stores, and more. Nearby is the Brickell City Centre, a $1.05 billion shopping project with world-class dining and entertainment. Here you can find fine brands such as Porsche Design, Rolex, Sandro, Chanel…

Bayside Marketplace

Bayside Marketplace is an open-air shopping center located in Downtown Miami along the marina, where you can shop and dine while walking along the waterfront. This is also a hotspot for South Florida’s best water activities, including cruising, speedboating, and jet-skiing. Take a seat inside the Skyviews Miami Observation Wheel and gaze out at the bay and skyline.

Miami Design District

Unlike any other mall or boutique in Miami, the shops at Miami Design District house a mixture of art, design, and fashion. Here you can find the latest collections of fine women’s fashion, menswear, luxury home goods, and more. After a day of shopping, visit the many galleries and exhibitions and admire the architecture.

Bal Harbour Shops

Located North of Miami beach, Bal Harbour shops is an open-air mall known internationally for its retail scene. This is one of the few remaining family-owned malls in the United States. You can dine and shop at a selection of classic fashion houses’ storefronts, including Alexander McQueen, CH Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Etro, Gucci, Stella McCartney, and Oscar de la Renta.

Aventura Mall

With over 300 stores, Aventura Mall is the largest mall in Florida. It features designer shops (Apple, Adidas, Anthropologie, Burberry, Cartier, Givenchy, Gucci, H&M, Louis Vuitton…), dining, a theater, and a playground. Each weekend, you can find a farmers’ market with more than 40 farmers and artisans.

Living near these shopping centers

If you’d like to live near these retail hubs, here is our selection of places to buy or rent a condo / villa.

- Una Residences: Una Residences is a brand-new boutique waterfront building offering spectacular bay and city views. Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Una takes inspiration from the elegant shapes and materials of classic yacht design. With easy access to Coconut Grove, Downtown, Miami International Airport, and the beach of Key Biscayne, Una is the place to be in Brickell.

- One Thousand Museum: Designed by Zaha Hadid, the One Thousand Museum is steps away from the Bayside Marketplace. The curved tower is the only building in Miami with a helipad, and it offers 5-star amenities with stunning views of the bay.

- Oceana Bal Harbour: With unobstructed views of both the Intracoastal and Atlantic Ocean, Oceana Bal Harbour features oversized private balconies and private elevator galleries opening directly into the residences. The building is conveniently located near the beach, with only a 5-minute and 10-minute drive to Bal Harbour shops and Aventura Mall, respectively.

- Privé Aventura: Situated on an 8-acre private island in the Intracoastal Waterway, Privé is located at the epicenter of Aventura. Privé features world-class services, 5-star amenities, and absolute privacy. This secluded enclave of 160 grand residences in twin 16-story towers offers access to the neighboring marinas, Aventura Mall, Turnberry Country Club & Resort, and Gulfstream Park, along with a myriad of fine dining options and boutiques. 

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