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Las Olas Boulevard is the heart and soul of Fort Lauderdale. The street connects downtown with the ocean, and is lined with some pretty noteworthy eateries, bars, services and, of course, stores! We've handpicked ten spots you should shop at, from an olive oil addict's paradise to the best place to find a "going out" getup. You may have left Dade County, but there's no need to leave your savvy sartorial self behind.


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1. Shop 603

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603 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 467-0900
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Shop 603 is where you go when you're looking for the perfect rompers, dresses, shoes and accessories for a day out, or the perfect casual tees for a night in. There's also men's and kid's clothing. [Photo]

2. Deborah James - Las Olas

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623 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 524-2585
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Deborah James has easy breezy clothing for those days you want to be comfortable, yet still look super chic. Check out her private label collection in the store, which you won't find anywhere else. [Photo: Deborah James]

3. Elektrik Boutique

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619 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 306-2596
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Should you decide to stay out to party in Fort Lauderdale, Elektrik Boutique has your back, and your shoes. They carry trendy clothing, swimwear and accessories brands for guys and gals; we're talking Zanerobe, Duvin, Lovers and Friends and Frankie's Bikinis. Oh, and did we mention they have happy hour from 4-7pm during weekdays? Credit cards, beware. [Photo]

4. Bennett Uomo

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713 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 462-9440
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Vincenzo and Graziella DeCaria, the couple behind Bennet Uomo, have 20 years of tailoring experience, so it's only fitting that you come here for that perfectly stitched suit made with, of course, fine European fabrics. You can buy a suit off the rack or get it custom made, and don't forget to browse through their shoes and accessories made of Italian leather. [Photo: Bennett Uomo]

5. Maus & Hoffman

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800 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 463-1472
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Maus & Hoffman skews slightly more male, however it's got a few New England prep gems for the ladies as well. The family-run store, which opened on Las Olas in 1940, carries Stubbs & Wooten slippers, Salvatore Ferragamo ties, and many more goods from brands that create classic, stylish wearables. [Photo: Maus & Hoffman]

6. Optical Spectrum

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804 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 463-1566
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No outfit in South Florida is complete without a pair of shades, and Optical Spectrum has a pretty solid lineup of sunglasses from well-known brands like Prada and Persol and lesser known but equally as cool ones like EXOVAULT, which makes handcrafted sunnies out of cool materials. [Photo: Optical Spectrum]

7. American Soul

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810 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 462-4224
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American Soul has clothing for both men and women and their specialty just so happens to be printed men's shirts. They also have an extensive collection of printed pieces from Desigual, so if you're style is bold, then this shop is definitely one you should visit. [Photo]

8. Needlepoint Originals

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820 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 463-1900
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Needlepoint Originals features hand-painted needlepoint canvases, which can come in many forms, including pillows, seat cushions, or just plain portraits. Some pieces are custom-designed by owner Joan Bancel, who's been playing the needle-point game for close to 40 years, but many are inspired by artists such as Matisse and Botero and by our local Florida plants. [Photo: Needlepoint Originals]

9. Ann's Florist

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1001 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 761-3334
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What appears to be a misplaced Victorian cottage on Las Olas, is actually a gorgeous flower shop. Inside you can buy home accessories and the freshest buds of the season.

10. EVOO Market

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Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 522-5088
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Olive Oil. Shelves of it. That's what you'll find at EVOO. From chipotle-infused to black truffle-mixed, not a type of olive oil hasn't been explored. Ask them to sample a few oils, as well as some of their beauty products, and you'll leave saying "olive" this place. [Photo]

1. Shop 603

603 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Shop 603 is where you go when you're looking for the perfect rompers, dresses, shoes and accessories for a day out, or the perfect casual tees for a night in. There's also men's and kid's clothing. [Photo]
603 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

2. Deborah James - Las Olas

623 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Deborah James has easy breezy clothing for those days you want to be comfortable, yet still look super chic. Check out her private label collection in the store, which you won't find anywhere else. [Photo: Deborah James]
623 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

3. Elektrik Boutique

619 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Should you decide to stay out to party in Fort Lauderdale, Elektrik Boutique has your back, and your shoes. They carry trendy clothing, swimwear and accessories brands for guys and gals; we're talking Zanerobe, Duvin, Lovers and Friends and Frankie's Bikinis. Oh, and did we mention they have happy hour from 4-7pm during weekdays? Credit cards, beware. [Photo]
619 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

4. Bennett Uomo

713 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Vincenzo and Graziella DeCaria, the couple behind Bennet Uomo, have 20 years of tailoring experience, so it's only fitting that you come here for that perfectly stitched suit made with, of course, fine European fabrics. You can buy a suit off the rack or get it custom made, and don't forget to browse through their shoes and accessories made of Italian leather. [Photo: Bennett Uomo]
713 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

5. Maus & Hoffman

800 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Maus & Hoffman skews slightly more male, however it's got a few New England prep gems for the ladies as well. The family-run store, which opened on Las Olas in 1940, carries Stubbs & Wooten slippers, Salvatore Ferragamo ties, and many more goods from brands that create classic, stylish wearables. [Photo: Maus & Hoffman]
800 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

6. Optical Spectrum

804 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
No outfit in South Florida is complete without a pair of shades, and Optical Spectrum has a pretty solid lineup of sunglasses from well-known brands like Prada and Persol and lesser known but equally as cool ones like EXOVAULT, which makes handcrafted sunnies out of cool materials. [Photo: Optical Spectrum]
804 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

7. American Soul

810 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
American Soul has clothing for both men and women and their specialty just so happens to be printed men's shirts. They also have an extensive collection of printed pieces from Desigual, so if you're style is bold, then this shop is definitely one you should visit. [Photo]
810 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

8. Needlepoint Originals

820 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Needlepoint Originals features hand-painted needlepoint canvases, which can come in many forms, including pillows, seat cushions, or just plain portraits. Some pieces are custom-designed by owner Joan Bancel, who's been playing the needle-point game for close to 40 years, but many are inspired by artists such as Matisse and Botero and by our local Florida plants. [Photo: Needlepoint Originals]
820 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

9. Ann's Florist

1001 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
What appears to be a misplaced Victorian cottage on Las Olas, is actually a gorgeous flower shop. Inside you can buy home accessories and the freshest buds of the season.
1001 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

10. EVOO Market

Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Olive Oil. Shelves of it. That's what you'll find at EVOO. From chipotle-infused to black truffle-mixed, not a type of olive oil hasn't been explored. Ask them to sample a few oils, as well as some of their beauty products, and you'll leave saying "olive" this place. [Photo]
Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301