Miami Shopping Guide

Coral Gables

GBS, The Beauty Store

Shops in this local chain are part beauty supply store, part salon. Expect a huge selection of brands at reasonable prices and very helpful service (and don't leave without checking out the GBS brand lip gloss).
308 Miracle Mile, plus other locations, 305-446-6654,

Products: Women's clothing, beauty
Type of Store: Boutique

Rene Ruiz

The Miami-based designer known for his feminine, cocktail-perfect ensembles sells pretty gowns, dresses, and tops in cotton candy pinks, sky blues, and heather grays, plus prints splashed in peaches, pinks, and oranges.
262 Miracle Mile, 305-445-2352,

Products: Women's clothing
Type of Store: Boutique

Silvia Tcherassi

The Colombian designer's signature boutique, in the Village of Merrick Park, features feminine and frilly dresses and separates accented with chiffon, tulle, and sequins.
358 San Lorenzo Ave., 305-461-0009

Products: Women's clothing
Type of Store: Boutique