Candice Galek started an online swimwear retailer in her Miami Beach home two years ago with a lot of moxie, drive and social media influence. Bikini Luxe has since grown into a warehouse with 50 employees around the world and Shannon de Lima (aka Mrs Marc Anthony) as its spokeswoman. The company’s latest news: a service that offers same day two-hour, Uber-style delivery for local residents and tourists. www.bikiniluxe.com
Run don’t walk to the shoe department at Nordstrom Aventura, where one particular, celebrity designed style is sure to sell out quickly. The Puma by Rihanna “Leadcat Fenty” faux-fur slide sandals, $89.95, are the the latest collaboration between superstar singer Rihanna and the sneaker company, taking street style to the high-fashion extreme. Can we say obsessed?
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If you’re seeking high-end jewelry favored by such stars as Salma Hayek, Maria Menounos and Mario Lopez, look no further than Daoro, which recently held its opening attended by TV personality Chiquinquirá Delgado, model Daniela Urzi and telenovela star Scarlet Ortiz. Founded in 1979 in Caracas, Venezuela, the family owned business carries all the exclusive names from Jacob & Co and Djula to Marco Bicego and Brumani. 18117 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura; www.daoromiami.com