Luxury is no stranger to the Miami Design District. So it is no surprise that when brands want to have a presence in Miami, even if just for a short while, they set their sites on the District. Just in time for Art Week, a new crop of pop-up shops are taking up residency in Miami’s most shoppable stretch of streets. From Gwyenth Paltrow’s goop GIFT to Pasticceria Marchesi, created by Lorenzo Bertelli, son of Prada designer Miuccia Prada, be sure to stop and shop these must-see boutiques before they are gone.
Knock out all your holiday shopping for everyone on your list at goop GIFT.
This curated destination features categories that take the guess work out of gifting as they’ve broken down the store into 12 categories including “The Health Nut,” “The Traveler,” “The Stocking Stuffer,” and the “Ridiculous but Awesome.” There are items ranging from apparel, beauty, home and experiences, and kids from designers around the world. Speaking of kids, they exclusively sell Mattel items for “The Under 18” that features a Hello Hologram Barbie, an interactive digital assistant that offers girls a new way to engage with Barbie throughout the day, and Barbie Dreamhouse, the ultimate gift to wow any Barbie fan with endless storytelling potential. Oh, and did we mention, mini Christian Louboutins?!
Conceptualized by former Supreme Brand Director, Angelo Baque, and developed for the Miami Design District, the Social Studies pop up will intertwine fashion and culture bringing bold, counter-cultural roster of brands and artists to the Design District. A sampling includes Off-White™, Union Los Angeles, 032c Magazine, No Vacancy Inn, Some Ware, ELECTION REFORM!, Odwalla1221, Awake NY, Shaniqwa Jarvis, and many others.
Making their Design District debut, Cynthia Rowley brings “endless summer” to life with the brand’s latest retail location. Seems fitting for our year-round swimsuit weather. Get swept-away before you shop the beach-inspired pieces. Literally. The store will feature a swing installation from Rowley's New York Fashion Week. Not only will the you be able to scoop up the celebrity favorite fashion pieces, but also other like minded brands that bring a mix of swim/surf collections from Exhibition A, as well as fitness, accessories, and CALI | YORK favorites. Offering a wide range of wardrobe and lifestyle accessories, the pop up will feature and assortment of Martone Bikes, Lingua Franca knits, Gatti jewelry, and EIR NYC products.
Fuel For Fashionistas
In need to a mid-day shopping spree or pick-me-up between gallery hopping? Pasticceria Marchesi, one of Milan’s oldest and finest pastry shops dating back to 1842, will open its first pop-up shop in the Design District. The shop which will be dedicated solely to Italian ice cream is a must stop for an afternoon pick-me-up, or flag down traveling bicycle cart for a gelato.
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