The main shopping and dining vein of Miami Beach, Lincoln Road Mall is a must-shop stop for both locals and tourists alike. People watching at this pedestrian-friendly promenade are also a favorite pastime here. From big chains such as H&M, Gap, Forever 21, Bebe, Anthropologie, Aldo, Lacoste, Apple and BCBG to chic, indie boutiques, we divulge 6 can’t miss gems on Lincoln Road…
1. 1111 Lincoln Road
Inside the uber-cool Herzog & de Meuron-designed 1111 Lincoln Road building you’ll find boutiques like Babalu, Adidas, Osklen, Nespresso, Alchemist, MAC Cosmetics, Artsee, Y-3 and more. Each store’s space is easy on the eyes — modern masterpieces, if you will. 1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.
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Tired of the same ol’, same ol’? Then bounce over to Base — the epicenter of all things cool, quirky and hip. Off-the-beaten-path designers such as Miansai (jewelry), Area Ware (artistic objects) and Tsovet (watches) are up for keeps. Be sure to groove to some beats at their renowned music bar. 927 Lincoln Road; (305) 531-4982.
Think of Madewell as J. Crew’s younger, more easygoing sister with a penchant for bumming around the beach. Also worth noting? This SoBe boutique is the brand’s first foray in Florida. 714 Lincoln Road; (305) 534-8079.
Locals love INTERMIX which offers a cool, well, mix of women’s clothing and accessory. You’ll discover IT designers such Rag & Bone, Helmut Lang, Missoni and more. Pro tip: Don’t forget the snoop through the sale rack nestled in the back of the boutique! 1005 Lincoln Road; (305) 604-6353.
5. Brownes Merchants and Trading
Be sure to check out the little streets located just off Lincoln Road, too. And if you need a manicure, wax and some beauty booty? Brownes & Co. has got you covered. Up for keeps are get-glam goodies by Molton Brown, Mario Badescu, NARS, Goldfaden MD and more. Home items like Diptyque candles are also on hand. 1688 Jefferson Ave.; (305) 538-7544.
6. Books & Books
Bibliophiles, this is the spot for you. As the shop’s name implies, scoop up a well curated mix of New York Times bestsellers to gorgeous coffee table tomes. Authors often pop in for talks and book signings, too. Pro tip: The sidewalk café here offers some of the best eats on Lincoln Road. Order up the chicken curry salad and thank us later. 927 Lincoln Road; (305) 532-3222.