Looking for a last-minute hostess gift or holiday tabletop décor? American artist Michael Aram, whose nature-inspired pieces are often referred to as jewelry for the home, opened a Bal Harbour boutique. He and his team of artisans have been producing his namesake, handcrafted collection in India for 30 years. Beyond tableware, his exquisite array encompasses jewelry, art, bath, bedding and picture frames.
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There’s certainly no designer shoe shortage around here. Jimmy Choo enlarged its footprint with a Palm Beach boutique, while René Caovilla, pictured, launched its Florida foray at Bal Harbour Shops. The latter exclusively invites shoppers to customize discounted select styles through year’s end. Oscar de la Renta’s Royal Poinciana Plaza store’s Manolo Blahnik pop up through December 26 benefits Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League.
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Celebrate the holidays at home in Badgley Mischka’s Florida-friendly, glitzy gowns and new luxe loungewear collection. After closing their Worth Avenue store in Palm Beach a while ago, the design duo resurfaced in glamorous digs at the Royal Poinciana Plaza. A new series of equestrian-prize plaques for purchase (engraving available) give the intimate space some punch. Find exclusive items created for Palm Beach, too.
Known for impossibly long waiting lists, the iconic Hermès Birkin bag was already an elusive score before the pandemic impacted its sparse supply chain. Luckily, Privé Porter’s six-month-long store arrived in Brickell City Centre just in time. The Delray Beach-based purveyor, which formerly operated in a private townhouse in New York’s Upper East Side, specializes in brand-new Birkin bags including the latest styles.
Have you checked out West Palm Beach’s Rosemary Square lately? Along with a slew of hip new restaurants, the re-energized center has welcomed several shops. Miami Swim Week favorite Solid & Striped popped up with men’s and women’s resort fashions and a Le Specs sunglasses collaboration through June. Digitally native brands Faherty (modern surf attire) and mint&rose (Spanish shoes and accessories) also opened.
Stone Island, a luxury Italian men’s fashion label where performance sportswear meets streetwear, unveiled a 3,000-square-foot flagship in the Miami Design District. Founded in 1982, the brand leads in innovative, high-tech textiles as well as special treatments and fabric dyes. (Luxury, cold-weather gear maker Moncler recently acquired it.) Miami carries the main and Shadow Project collections and anniversary monograph, “Storia.”