The Best of Bal Harbour Shopping

The Best of Bal Harbour Shopping

  • Carmenate / Duchon
  • 05/16/22

Referred to as “South Florida’s equivalent to Rodeo Drive” by Condé Nast Traveler, Bal Harbour Shops has been a top shopping destination since opening in 1965. Currently undergoing a significant expansion to the tune of a half-billion dollars, visitors and residents alike are sure to enjoy the addition of a third floor with 40 stores, including Aba, Bally, Burberry, Felice, Haremlique, Sant Ambroeus, Robert Cavalli, and Vhernier. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2024.

Considered the “anchor stores” of Bal Harbour Shops, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue are sure to appeal to recent purchasers of homes for sale in Bal Harbour, as well as visitors and long-term residents, for their vast selections of clothing, cosmetics, handbags, and shoes from leading fashion brands. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2024.

Women’s fashion

Shoppers seeking women’s fashion are sure to find the right items in one of the many Bal Harbour shops catering to the feminine aesthetic. For those seeking a classic, sophisticated piece for work, be sure to check out Akris, Chanel, Lafayette 148, or Pinko. For more playful, dramatically eye-catching items, step into Alexander McQueen, Miu Miu, and Zimmermann.

For everyday fashion, turn to the modern style of Fabiana Filippi, the “feel good” wardrobe with unexpected twists of Isabel Marant, or the “resort-inspired flare” of Marie France Van Damme. Play with pieces from Marni, the environmentally-conscious sustainable fashion from Stella McCartney, or the “preppy-bohemian” pieces of Tory Burch.

For lingerie, check out the famous British brand Agent Provocateur, lingerie and beachwear Italian brand La Perla, and luxury lingerie and hosiery brand Wolford. As for handbags, Chloé and Fendi offer a wide selection.

Men’s fashion

Bal Harbour Shops offers men’s fashion to suit every aspect of life for you or the special gentleman in your life. When looking for suits, turn to Brioni, Canali, Isaia, Kiton, and Zegna for luxurious fabrics and exquisite tailoring that will ensure you look your best regardless of the occasion. For casual wear, check out Cesare Attolini, Cremieux, Orlebar Brown, and Vilebrequin.

Shoes, bags & leather goods

Patrons seeking stores tailored to shoes, bags, and/or leather goods can check out Addict, Alexandre Birman, Aquazzura, Bottega Veneta, Gianvito Rossi, Giuseppe Zanotti, Golden Goose, Goyard, Rene Caovilla, Roger Vivier, Santoni, and Tod’s.

Books, eyewear, luggage & home

Tourists, residents, and potential purchasers of homes for sale in Bal Harbour are sure to enjoy Books & Books—which has been open since 1982—with their selection of reading material catered to the local community. For silver home goods, visit Christofle. Fans of candles and perfume will enjoy perusing Diptyque Paris, Le Labo, and Santa Maria Novella. Lalique offers glassware and jewelry. For home decor, check out Michael Aram.

Morgenthal Frederics sells eyewear in their signature buffalo horn frames. When looking for luggage, be sure to visit Rimowa.


Bal Harbour Shops has numerous stores ready to help you find the earrings, pendant, ring, or watch perfect for you or your lucky recipient. Choose from luxury brands such as Bulgari, De Beers Jewellers, Harry Winston, Rolex, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels for your jewelry needs.

Fashion for the family

When it comes to everyday wear for visitors and residents, visit 100% Capri for lightweight linen clothing in white, khaki, and cocoa for all ages and genders; Brunello Cucinelli for everyday items from the “King of Cashmere;” James Perse for soft, solid-toned casual wear for men and women; or Loro Piana, the “home for the finest wool in the world,” for classic dark styles in cashmere with made-to-measure services to ensure your purchases fit you perfectly.

For couture clothing for the children in your life, check out the selection at Bonpoint and Couture Kids. For young Disney fans, visit Monnalisa and check out their character-inspired prints. Bal Harbour Shops also features couture destinations like Balmain, Valentino, Versace, and The Webster — a boho-chic, a multi-brand store offering fashion and accessories for the whole family from Balmain, Celine, Chanel, Dior, Givenchy, and YSL.


When you’re ready to dine during your shopping expedition, Bal Harbour Shops offers several restaurants to tempt your palate. Carpaccio is famous for its carpaccio, pizzas, and salads, as well as their full-service bar. At Hillstone, which Bon Appetit ranked as “America’s Favorite Restaurant,” be sure to try their spinach and artichoke dip and hot fudge sundae. For French-Mediterranean cuisine, look no further than Le Zoo. If Japanese cuisine is more your style, Makoto is sure to please. The Café on 3 offers a wide selection of coffee, snacks, and lunch options. To sate your sweet tooth, try Bianco Gelato or Chocolatier.

Bal Harbor is a popular neighborhood with its extensive selection of luxury brands nearby. For those who would like to own a home for sale in Bal Harbour, reach out to one of the local real estate agents at Carmenate/Duchon for expert guidance.

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