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Ah, the holidays. There's a sense of happiness and magic that fills the air. If you're a typical Miamian with a brimming social calendar, however, then the holidays are bound to leave you with a few things slipped beneath the cracks, especially in the gift-giving department.

But fret not, fellow holiday shoppers! We've compiled a list of local boutiques that will please even the most difficult of your kinfolk, be it your hard-to-impress boss or your best friend who's more glamorous than Lea Black. This season let Racked help you become the pundit of presents, because everyone deserves more than a gift bag from Bath and Body Works.


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The Olfactory Company

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Whether you’re buying something for your great aunt with a picky sense of smell, your co-worker with an addiction to tea or the nephew who loves a good sword fight, then looting this Coconut Grove gem will make you the coolest gift-giver ever. [photo credit: the olfactory company]

Frangipani Design Store

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Walking into Frangipani you may think “Is there anything this store doesn’t have?” And the answer is no. Colorful stationary, fun pillows and throws, quality jewelry and bags, and handmade products from countries like Ghana and South Africa are just a few of the things this eclectic boutique has to offer. [photo credit: miami urbanist]

Jonathan Adler

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Jonathan Adler's Design District locale is the biggest yet, so you’ll absolutely find an assortment of fun home decorations, candle collections, stationary goods and more for every colorful personality in the clan, including the hard to please prepster. [photo credit: design district]

Man Of Action Figures

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For a die-hard fan, nothing is more exciting than receiving a foot long replica of his or her favorite character, athlete or icon. Thankfully, Man of Action Figures has thousands of figurines, bobbleheads and fan memorabilia to choose from, making your only challenge not to walk out of there with a toy of your own. [photo credit: man of action figures]

KOTO MIAMI

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If boombox coolers, gummy bear lights and celebrity pet coasters seem like the kinds of things your friends are into, then check out KOTO. It’s the ultimate shop for novelty items, and who doesn’t like getting a gift that’s out of the box every once in a while? [photo credit: koto]

RESPICE

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The atmosphere in Respice is so inviting you may feel as if you are perusing someone’s living room, but don’t let this oaky Sunset boutique fool you. Here you'll find curated goods that are almost impossible to find anywhere else, like L.G.R. sunnies, Void watches, Sandqvist backpacks and an array of other products from independent designers across the globe. [photo credit: respice]

Shoe Gallery Boutique

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Shoe Gallery in Downtown carries what feels like an infinite supply of exclusive kicks, from Jeremy Scott and Adidas collaborations to a wall full of Pony City Wings. This holiday season give the sneaker aficionado in your family a new set of happy feet. [photo credit: shoe gallery]

Supply & Advise-- The Pop-Up

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There’s nothing better than a well-dressed man and Supply & Advise knows this. The “anti-boutique” carries timeless and rugged apparel, shoes and accessories like Levis Vintage denim, Randolph Engineering aviators and bomber jackets from The Real McCoys. It's a watering hole for rugged, all-American style. [photo credit: supply & advise]

Emporium

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When gifting for the gals, you can’t go wrong with a trendy top or statement necklace. Emporium in the Gables has an array of pieces at reasonable prices to make your girlfriends swoon upon the first touch, if you can manage not to snag the gift for yourself. [photo credit: emporium]

Sexy Secrets Lingerie Boutique

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When you need to gift someone (or maybe yourself) a sexy piece of lingerie, then Sexy Secrets will entice you with their infinite supply of corsets, cheeky bottoms and, yes, even stripper heels. While we aim to be nice all year round, there’s nothing wrong with gifting something off the naughty list every now and then. [photo credit: miami.com]

The Olfactory Company

Whether you’re buying something for your great aunt with a picky sense of smell, your co-worker with an addiction to tea or the nephew who loves a good sword fight, then looting this Coconut Grove gem will make you the coolest gift-giver ever. [photo credit: the olfactory company]

Frangipani Design Store

Walking into Frangipani you may think “Is there anything this store doesn’t have?” And the answer is no. Colorful stationary, fun pillows and throws, quality jewelry and bags, and handmade products from countries like Ghana and South Africa are just a few of the things this eclectic boutique has to offer. [photo credit: miami urbanist]

Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler's Design District locale is the biggest yet, so you’ll absolutely find an assortment of fun home decorations, candle collections, stationary goods and more for every colorful personality in the clan, including the hard to please prepster. [photo credit: design district]

Man Of Action Figures

For a die-hard fan, nothing is more exciting than receiving a foot long replica of his or her favorite character, athlete or icon. Thankfully, Man of Action Figures has thousands of figurines, bobbleheads and fan memorabilia to choose from, making your only challenge not to walk out of there with a toy of your own. [photo credit: man of action figures]

KOTO MIAMI

If boombox coolers, gummy bear lights and celebrity pet coasters seem like the kinds of things your friends are into, then check out KOTO. It’s the ultimate shop for novelty items, and who doesn’t like getting a gift that’s out of the box every once in a while? [photo credit: koto]

RESPICE

The atmosphere in Respice is so inviting you may feel as if you are perusing someone’s living room, but don’t let this oaky Sunset boutique fool you. Here you'll find curated goods that are almost impossible to find anywhere else, like L.G.R. sunnies, Void watches, Sandqvist backpacks and an array of other products from independent designers across the globe. [photo credit: respice]

Shoe Gallery Boutique

Shoe Gallery in Downtown carries what feels like an infinite supply of exclusive kicks, from Jeremy Scott and Adidas collaborations to a wall full of Pony City Wings. This holiday season give the sneaker aficionado in your family a new set of happy feet. [photo credit: shoe gallery]

Supply & Advise-- The Pop-Up

There’s nothing better than a well-dressed man and Supply & Advise knows this. The “anti-boutique” carries timeless and rugged apparel, shoes and accessories like Levis Vintage denim, Randolph Engineering aviators and bomber jackets from The Real McCoys. It's a watering hole for rugged, all-American style. [photo credit: supply & advise]

Emporium

When gifting for the gals, you can’t go wrong with a trendy top or statement necklace. Emporium in the Gables has an array of pieces at reasonable prices to make your girlfriends swoon upon the first touch, if you can manage not to snag the gift for yourself. [photo credit: emporium]

Sexy Secrets Lingerie Boutique

When you need to gift someone (or maybe yourself) a sexy piece of lingerie, then Sexy Secrets will entice you with their infinite supply of corsets, cheeky bottoms and, yes, even stripper heels. While we aim to be nice all year round, there’s nothing wrong with gifting something off the naughty list every now and then. [photo credit: miami.com]