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Miami's Ten Best Hotel Shops Sell Tom Ford and Terrariums, Not Toothpaste

These ten landmark hotel stores aren't just for tourists; they're locally approved.

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Regardless of whether you're visiting Miami for couple of days or giving yourself a much-needed staycation, one thing is certain: you're bound to pay your hotel's gift shop a visit at one point or another for incidentals.

But not all hotel shops are created equal, at least not in Miami. We like to step it up and dress it up, which is why these ten shops have become destinations in their own rights, not just for tourists but also for style-savvy locals who know where to get the latest and greatest tees, candles, urban wear made by Peruvian prisoners (you'll see), and everything you can think of in between.

Don't worry, most of them have still sell sunblock, because that's one essential you can't come to Miami without.

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1. Limited Edtition at The Edition Miami Beach

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2901 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(786) 257-4500
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Limited Edition, aptly named for the hotel it's in, carries just that – limited edition gear. From Blamo collectible toys for adults (handcrafted with genuine leather, real grass or animal fur) to sunglasses from Mykita, a Berlin-based brand, and Nixon timepieces, the spherical shop is loaded with exclusive items you can only find here. Looking for Philip Lim handbags? Done. Walt Cassidy jewelry? Yep. Theirry Lasry hater blockers? They've got that too. So, what don't they carry? Onia swim trunks and Raining Champ hoodies. For that you'll have to head down a few floors to the spa shop.

2. Ida and Harry at the Fontainebleau

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4441 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(800) 548-8886
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Fontainebleau changed the resort game in the 50's when it was first built, and then again in 2008 after undergoing a billion dollar renovation and introducing Ida & Harry– a lavishly curated boutique with the crème of the crop in contemporary brands and designers. Named after Brooke Soffer's grandparents, Ida and Harry is a stage for names like Edie Parker, Emilio Pucci, Haute Hippie, Dsquared2, Valentino, and many more to show off casual and cocktail attire. It's seen Britney Spears, Kate Hudson, Katie Holmes, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and even Pitbull walk through its doors, but Miami Beach locals know it as a spot to up their fashionable ante.

3. Wellbeing Boutique at Exhale Spa at the Loews

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1601 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 200-1301
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If it's workout clothes you want, it's workout clothes you'll get at Exhale's Well-being Boutique at the Loews, where you'll find the latest trends and feel good pants from Lululemon, Lalicious, Candida Maria, Anatomie, Next Level, Wildfox, Game Day Girl, and even Barbarica for men. You'll can also snag uber fashionable jewelry with bohemian pendants like elephants, buddhas, and hamsa hands. And because feeling good and looking good go hand in hand, they also carry a slew of skin care products and lines to keep your outer body in tip top shape. If you've never tried Exhale's branded line of all natural products, do it.

4. Plant the Future at 1 Hotel

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2341 Collins Avenue
Miami, FL 33139
(305) 571-7177
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The sustainable and eco-friendly 1 Hotel & Homes doesn't boast your traditional gift shop, but it does have an outpost of Wynwood's Plant the Future. So should you want to bring nature home with you by way of your very own moss wall (pictured above), Plant the Future will be more than happy to do custom installation for you. Or you can keep it simply green with dish gardens, terrariums or figurines housing cacti, money trees, and other unique organic shrub living arrangements.

5. Shore Thing at the Shore Club

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1901 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 695-3100
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Forgot your shampoo, conditioner, swimsuit, flip flops and sunglasses?! Don't fret, because you can get all of the above and more at Shore Club's Shore Thing. The lobby shop inside this landmark Art Deco hotel goes beyond simple convenience, and offers chic essentials like Malin + Goetz apothecaries, Coola sunscreen, Physician Endorsed hats and sunglasses, and Melissa Shoes, which are waterproof and perfect for any beach affair or pool party. Plus, Shore Club sells its inimitable fragrance here in candle form (available in lemongrass or green tea), so grab that, and a shot of gratis espresso, to go.

6. Base Ideas at the Delano

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1685 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 672-2000
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In a way, Base Ideas was the first hotel shop to pave the way for all those who've followed after it, and even though it's an extension of Base Superstore (which we named the best menswear store in 2014), Base Ideas' items are a rarity in their own right. Where else will you find urban wear designed and made by Peruvian prisoners? (Nowhere because it's the first to carry it in the US and the only one in Miami). Be it a funky tee, collectible vinyl, moss candle, Marshall headphones, or one-off collaborations, Base Ideas' has got your stylish back covered.

7. The Shop at The Standard Spa

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40 Island Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-1717
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Illesteva shades? Check. Orlebar Brown swim trunks? Definite check. Jasper Johns beach towel? You betcha. And now that you've got your necessary provisions for a day at the beach out of the way, you can focus on wants rather than needs. Like Future Eyes x Standard kaleidoscope sunglasses, a lip pillow, alpaca travel set, Fashion is Nuts posters of every kind, and artsy books for days. These, by the way, are just some of the copious amounts of knick-knacks you'll find at the Standard's eclectic and modish Shop.

8. Cowshed Spa at Soho Beach House

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4385 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(786) 507-7900
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We know, we know…Soho Beach House is members or hotel guests only, but that's exactly why the elusive Cowshed Spa shop is on our list. Managed by a buyer who brings in singled brands you won't be able to shop for at any of the big high-end department store, the selection here is just as private (they don't even allow members to take photos) as the house itself. If you're lucky enough to be a member (or guest of one), only then can you rummage through the little bit of everything -- beach bags, eyewear, swim wear, bohemian casual wear, colorful espadrilles, cool tees and caps, bold cufflinks, and Miami-esque night pieces – that has been carefully handpicked.

9. Pure Therapy at W South Beach

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2201 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 938-3000
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The sort of boutique you want to live in – 3,000 square-feet of fashion, accessories and beauty -- Pure Therapy isn't just one of the best in-hotel shops, it's one of the best shops in the entire city. An edited selection of coveted brands such as Vince, John Varvatos, J Brand, Chaser, Haute Hippie, Ramy Brook, and Tom Ford will keep you fully garbed and up to date with today's fashions. Want to get your hair did? Pure Therapy offers the whole package, as it's also home to the first-ever Warren-Tricomi salon in Florida. Next stop? Wall at the W.

10. Accents Boutique at Four Seasons Hotel Miami

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1435 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 358-3535
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Small but efficient, Accents Boutique on the seventh floor lobby of the Four Seasons in Brickell is all about local flare. You'll find chic tops and dresses from Taj by Sabrina Crippa who uses Indian fabrics for her garments made here in Miami, as well as pieces from Miami-based Hayley Styles. But this sliver of a space also stocks Ray Ban shades, Alexis Bittar jewelry (so you don’t have to go all the way to Neiman Marcus or Nordstrom), Tom Ford, and Butgatchi for men. Whatever you do (and buy), make sure to splurge on whimsical bottle stoppers or a bourbon scented candle, courtesy of Jonathan Adler.

1. Limited Edtition at The Edition Miami Beach

2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Limited Edition, aptly named for the hotel it's in, carries just that – limited edition gear. From Blamo collectible toys for adults (handcrafted with genuine leather, real grass or animal fur) to sunglasses from Mykita, a Berlin-based brand, and Nixon timepieces, the spherical shop is loaded with exclusive items you can only find here. Looking for Philip Lim handbags? Done. Walt Cassidy jewelry? Yep. Theirry Lasry hater blockers? They've got that too. So, what don't they carry? Onia swim trunks and Raining Champ hoodies. For that you'll have to head down a few floors to the spa shop.
2901 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140

2. Ida and Harry at the Fontainebleau

4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Fontainebleau changed the resort game in the 50's when it was first built, and then again in 2008 after undergoing a billion dollar renovation and introducing Ida & Harry– a lavishly curated boutique with the crème of the crop in contemporary brands and designers. Named after Brooke Soffer's grandparents, Ida and Harry is a stage for names like Edie Parker, Emilio Pucci, Haute Hippie, Dsquared2, Valentino, and many more to show off casual and cocktail attire. It's seen Britney Spears, Kate Hudson, Katie Holmes, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and even Pitbull walk through its doors, but Miami Beach locals know it as a spot to up their fashionable ante.
4441 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140

3. Wellbeing Boutique at Exhale Spa at the Loews

1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
If it's workout clothes you want, it's workout clothes you'll get at Exhale's Well-being Boutique at the Loews, where you'll find the latest trends and feel good pants from Lululemon, Lalicious, Candida Maria, Anatomie, Next Level, Wildfox, Game Day Girl, and even Barbarica for men. You'll can also snag uber fashionable jewelry with bohemian pendants like elephants, buddhas, and hamsa hands. And because feeling good and looking good go hand in hand, they also carry a slew of skin care products and lines to keep your outer body in tip top shape. If you've never tried Exhale's branded line of all natural products, do it.
1601 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

4. Plant the Future at 1 Hotel

2341 Collins Avenue, Miami, FL 33139
The sustainable and eco-friendly 1 Hotel & Homes doesn't boast your traditional gift shop, but it does have an outpost of Wynwood's Plant the Future. So should you want to bring nature home with you by way of your very own moss wall (pictured above), Plant the Future will be more than happy to do custom installation for you. Or you can keep it simply green with dish gardens, terrariums or figurines housing cacti, money trees, and other unique organic shrub living arrangements.
2341 Collins Avenue
Miami, FL 33139

5. Shore Thing at the Shore Club

1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Forgot your shampoo, conditioner, swimsuit, flip flops and sunglasses?! Don't fret, because you can get all of the above and more at Shore Club's Shore Thing. The lobby shop inside this landmark Art Deco hotel goes beyond simple convenience, and offers chic essentials like Malin + Goetz apothecaries, Coola sunscreen, Physician Endorsed hats and sunglasses, and Melissa Shoes, which are waterproof and perfect for any beach affair or pool party. Plus, Shore Club sells its inimitable fragrance here in candle form (available in lemongrass or green tea), so grab that, and a shot of gratis espresso, to go.
1901 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

6. Base Ideas at the Delano

1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
In a way, Base Ideas was the first hotel shop to pave the way for all those who've followed after it, and even though it's an extension of Base Superstore (which we named the best menswear store in 2014), Base Ideas' items are a rarity in their own right. Where else will you find urban wear designed and made by Peruvian prisoners? (Nowhere because it's the first to carry it in the US and the only one in Miami). Be it a funky tee, collectible vinyl, moss candle, Marshall headphones, or one-off collaborations, Base Ideas' has got your stylish back covered.
1685 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

7. The Shop at The Standard Spa

40 Island Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Illesteva shades? Check. Orlebar Brown swim trunks? Definite check. Jasper Johns beach towel? You betcha. And now that you've got your necessary provisions for a day at the beach out of the way, you can focus on wants rather than needs. Like Future Eyes x Standard kaleidoscope sunglasses, a lip pillow, alpaca travel set, Fashion is Nuts posters of every kind, and artsy books for days. These, by the way, are just some of the copious amounts of knick-knacks you'll find at the Standard's eclectic and modish Shop.
40 Island Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

8. Cowshed Spa at Soho Beach House

4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
We know, we know…Soho Beach House is members or hotel guests only, but that's exactly why the elusive Cowshed Spa shop is on our list. Managed by a buyer who brings in singled brands you won't be able to shop for at any of the big high-end department store, the selection here is just as private (they don't even allow members to take photos) as the house itself. If you're lucky enough to be a member (or guest of one), only then can you rummage through the little bit of everything -- beach bags, eyewear, swim wear, bohemian casual wear, colorful espadrilles, cool tees and caps, bold cufflinks, and Miami-esque night pieces – that has been carefully handpicked.
4385 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140

9. Pure Therapy at W South Beach

2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The sort of boutique you want to live in – 3,000 square-feet of fashion, accessories and beauty -- Pure Therapy isn't just one of the best in-hotel shops, it's one of the best shops in the entire city. An edited selection of coveted brands such as Vince, John Varvatos, J Brand, Chaser, Haute Hippie, Ramy Brook, and Tom Ford will keep you fully garbed and up to date with today's fashions. Want to get your hair did? Pure Therapy offers the whole package, as it's also home to the first-ever Warren-Tricomi salon in Florida. Next stop? Wall at the W.
2201 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

10. Accents Boutique at Four Seasons Hotel Miami

1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
Small but efficient, Accents Boutique on the seventh floor lobby of the Four Seasons in Brickell is all about local flare. You'll find chic tops and dresses from Taj by Sabrina Crippa who uses Indian fabrics for her garments made here in Miami, as well as pieces from Miami-based Hayley Styles. But this sliver of a space also stocks Ray Ban shades, Alexis Bittar jewelry (so you don’t have to go all the way to Neiman Marcus or Nordstrom), Tom Ford, and Butgatchi for men. Whatever you do (and buy), make sure to splurge on whimsical bottle stoppers or a bourbon scented candle, courtesy of Jonathan Adler.
1435 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131