Now that beaches, marinas and pools have reopened, it’s time to revamp the resort wardrobe. Along with South Florida mainstays from Montce swimwear to Mermaids Swim Boutique, Amina Swim is a nice addition to the local scene. The emerging designer brand offers interesting styles like the Nadi’s lace-up, high-neck top and the Riviera set, pictured here, with straps and cutouts.
Shop here | 954.667.9252
Because al fresco activities with social distancing are recommended as healthier alternatives when leaving the house, it’s a great excuse to get a few friends together for a picnic. Order a bunch of yummy selections from Lunch Room Sandwiches, which operates a few locations around Fort Lauderdale, and hit your favorite park or garden. (The menu is perfect for boating daytrips, too.)
4520 North Federal Highway | 954.870.7197
1824 Cordova Road | 954.530.5124
20 West Las Olas Boulevard (food truck) | lunchroomsandwiches.com
Just when eyebrows around town needed serious grooming, Gee Beauty’s well-touted services return. Its Sunset Harbour spa and boutique enforces strict protocol from installing Plexiglas screens to taking everyone’s temperature including clients. Enjoy top-notch treatments such as De. Sebagh facials and lash tinting again, and pick up seasonal must-haves like SuperGoop!’s SPF 30 lip balm with mint.
1845 Purdy Avenue; 305.868.3533; geebeauty.com
Missing live music? The second-best thing is watching Nu Deco Ensemble’s recorded concerts on its Facebook page. The regionally based, hybrid orchestra has carved out a niche for combining classical instruments with contemporary music (EDM, pop, R&B). Tune in for their collaborations with Ben Folds, Daft Punk, Nina Simone, Wyclef Jean, composer/DJ Mason Bates and more.