By: Ginger Harris
Some of the best boutiques in South Beach lie within this popular block.
With restaurants, fitness centers, juice bars, bars and more, it’s easy to see why Sunset Harbour has quickly become Miami Beach’s new “it” neighborhood. But it’s the shopping that makes it a must for fashionistas.
Whether you’re on the hunt for a locally made bikini, a cute dress for a night out or an eco-conscious gift, these are your go-to spots in Sunset Harbour.
Conceived in Miami, this lingerie, loungewear and swimwear brand also has its second-ever stand-alone boutique in Sunset Harbour. Find beautiful nightgowns, adorable bralettes, summer bikinis, even a selection of kids swimwear and cover-ups. The lace and lovely window displays will draw you in and the delicious scented candles will awaken your senses as you browse the beautiful collection. Find it at 1905 Purdy Ave.
If it’s cute and trendy pieces that won’t break the bank that you are after, head to Blush. The boutique is just a few doors down from JugoFresh, so you can grab a fresh-pressed refreshment before or after you shop with ease. Inside, find “it” girl favorites, like crop tops, sets, harem pants, jean shorts, distressed denim and more. Be sure to check out the selection of bikinis from Florida-made brands like Montce, as well as stunning beach staples like caftans, cover-ups and more from Elan. Find it at 1935 West Ave.
Consign of the Times
If it's high-end bargains you’re after, simply step next door from Blush and into Consign of the Times. The luxury consignment boutique is where you’ll come across Chanel, Prada, Fendi, Gucci, Hermes and more at a fraction of its original price. Be sure to check out the bags and shoes for almost unheard of deals. Should you leave feeling like you looted Bal Harbour but still managed to keep your bank account in tact, well congrats. Find it at 1935 West Ave.
Peace Love World
They say cotton is the fabric of our lives. And at Peace Love World, one touch proves why. Using some of the softest pima cotton on earth, owner Alina Villasante weaves positive messages of love, kindness, global awareness and fun into her lines of tanks, tees, sweatpants, dresses, leggings and more. Consider this the neighborhood comfort zone with a twist of inspiration. Find it at 1935 West Ave.
One of the newer boutiques to open in Sunset Harbour, Market focuses on basics you never knew how you lived without before. You’ll find the tank top you’ll likely live in all summer here, along with a classic button-up that goes just about everywhere you do. Most items in the store fall into a muted palette of white, blacks, beiges and greys that are as simple yet necessary as your favorite tee—which you’ll also find amongst the minimalist décor. And with prices under $100, you’ll be able to stock up on many essentials. Find it at 1400 20th St.
Frankie is the friend’s closet you constantly raid. It’s packed with standout pieces that will leave most people you pass asking where you managed to find what you’re wearing. With brands like For Love and Lemons, Zimmerman and more, you know a look from Frankie will be on point. The best part, each piece is carried in limited quantities making sure you won’t be stuck wearing the same dress as the girl next to you. Find it at 1891 Purdy Ave.
Metta Loving Kindness
If it’s eco-conscious fashions with a globally giving background you’re after, stop into Metta. The boutique is a must for anyone who rocks a boho chic vibe. Caftans, harem pants, mochilas, beaded necklaces—you’ll find all these festival wear staples at Metta. But what you will also find are brands that use earth-friendly and recycled materials, as well as brands that give back to women’s groups, charities and other socially inspiring programs. Be sure to check out the selection of candles, journals, jewelry and children’s items for excellent gift ideas. Find it at 1845 Purdy Ave.
If you think Sunset Harbour is just a shopping stop for her, think again. Bringing one of the most unique men’s shops to the area is Cottage Miami. The store is stocked with cool and comfy weekender options for him. Brands like Saturdays make incredibly soft and supple hoodies, tanks and tees with a beachy vibe, perfect for the guy who isn’t afraid to show off his own personal style. Be sure to take note of the store’s charming beach-inspired décor, including the upside down canoe suspended from the ceiling. Find it at 1784 West Ave.
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