Summer is here, which means you need to put in a little bit of extra thought when packing your bags for a Miami Beach vacation. From the weather to the local culture, there are plenty of styles and wears to consider. Luckily, we have everything right here for you to curate your ideal Miami Beach summer outfit. Here are some essential picks from local shops:

Killer Swimsuit

Home to some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world, as well as being a fashion capital itself—Miami Beach is the place to get your swimsuit game on, especially in the summer. For men, hit up swanky mens fashion boutique Venissac for some stylish swim shorts. Ladies, one of our favorite and most convenient options is nearby Bikini Brasil, which has as many cuts and colors as you can imagine.

Venissac. 1627 Washington Ave. (305) 672-8111
Bikini Brasil. 402 14th St. (305) 695-7979

Swanky “Going Out” Clothes

Women can look to Herve Leger—just a five-minute walk from the Winter Haven Hotel—for some of the most fashionable and upscale dresses in town. Seasonal arrivals from top-name designers keep the inventory here fresh and cutting edge. Gentlemen, at the risk of being redundant, we must once again recommend Venissac for its sprawling collection of Miami-nightlife fashion including Bermudas, linen blazers and more.

Herve Leger. 744 Lincoln Rd. (305) 673-9997
Venissac. 1627 Washington Ave. (305) 672-8111

Nice Shades

Obviously summer in Miami Beach gets sunny, so make sure you have a stylish pair of shades to complement your Miami Beach outfit this next trip. Just a half-mile from The Winter Haven Hotel, there’s a Sunglass Hut on The Lincoln Road Mall—the city’s premier shopping center. For some more affordable options that can get sandy on the beach, try Fritz’s Skate, Bike & Surf on Washington Avenue.

Sunglass Hut. 446 Lincoln Rd. (305) 673-8640
Fritz’s Skate, Bike & Surf. 1620 Washington Ave. (305) 532-1954

Fresh Pair Of Shoes

Shoes always prove to be an interesting challenge when traveling in Miami Beach. You need something stylish for going out to restaurants and all of the areas swanky bars. At the same time, comfort is huge for a walking town that gets exceptionally hot in the summer. For a wide variety of hip and stylish moccasins, espadrilles, and sandals to make your trip complete, check out Sobe Unique.

Sobe Unique. 1457 Drexel Ave. (305) 986-4168


You’re on vacation in Miami Beach, so why not treat yourself or your loved one? One of our favorite spots to pick up adorable jewelry in South Beach, Golden Bar carries a wide variety of necklaces, rings, earrings, arm bands and much more. Stop by for delightful vintage pick ups, as well as gold and silver accessories. Golden Beach also carries a lovely selection of men and women clothes, stationary, books, candles, and more.

Golden Bar. 1570 Washington Ave. (305) 534-1220