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If the Design District aims to be the next Fifth Avenue, then Harry Winston has pretty much sealed that deal, at least in this phase. It's latest boutique has just opened on Northeast 39th street, and it most certainly gives you the sense that you're not in Miami anymore. Let's step inside, shall we?
This two-story diamond paradise is designed to capture the elegance and intimacy of a private estate and is directly influenced, both architecturally and in its decor, by Harry Winston's iconic Fifth Avenue flagship. The store is divided into separate salons, each warm, inviting, and elegant, where you can browse diamonds and watches and then privately consult an expert to find your best match, whether you're searching for that perfect engagement ring, or you're just looking to fill your jewelry drawer with the upper echelon of fine jewelry.
The walls are a taupe grey, custom designed black lacquer and antique bronze furniture fills the room. The floor is a combination of carpet and marble, save for an interesting section of black and white flooring cut in asymmetrical pieces that is a modern interpretation of a diamond, it seems.
Harry Winston currently has a location in Bal Harbour as well, but one can never have too many diamonds. They are, after all, a girl's best friend.