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Where Miami Shop!
Miami is one of the best places in the world to do the one shopping thing that every woman, no matter how gorgeous, truly dreads: Look for a bathing suit. But the shopping doesn't stop there. This übertrendoid capital of the Southland goes much farther. Beyond the packed Banana Republics and other chain stores, there are fabulous gift boîtes stuffed with one-of-a-kind jewelry, contemporary watches and desk accessories, and much more, all with an easygoing flavor that you can find only here. Where Miami Shop shows off what’s best and most distinctive in every neighborhood and it’s the essential tool for the Miami-bound shopping maven.
Sophisticated shopping writeups from serious local fashionistas
, more than a dozen neighborhood maps marked to show store locations, and a full city's worth of detailed pop-out maps on the inside front and back covers will help travelers zero in on the most interesting shops wherever they are. A section of thematic shopping itineraries
guides visitors all over the city to the best places for bargains, women's clothing, cooking items, and the like. Store suggestions are completely independent,
provided by a passionate local shopaholic with a gift for making each store come to life on the page. Color photographs
of the most stylish goods get you in the mood even before you get there.
LETS GET SHOPPING!
Whether you have just a day to blaze through town or want to do some serious browsing, this guide is for you.
Inside, youll find:
- Shopping tours with a missioncool clothes, things for your home, bathing suits, shoes, and only-in-Miami souvenirs
- 200 best-in-neighborhood picks, grouped by local areas
- 11 maps pinpointing whats where in each neighborhood
- Two PopOut™ maps showing the core of the city
About the Author
A graduate of Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Riki Altman
is a published author and freelance writer based in South Florida. Her work has been featured in The New York Times
and internationally distributed publications, including Trump Magazine
, Ocean Drive Magazine
, and the Dutch publication Eigen Huis & Interieur
Photographer Joe Viesti has toured more than half the countries of the world to capture images for the National Geographic Society, American Express, Kodak, Nikon, Encyclopedia Britannica, the Ford Foundation, Microsoft, and AT&T, to name a few clients. His work is also represented in many volumes of books on travel, architecture, and design.