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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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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]

Deborah James - Las Olas

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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]

Elektrik Boutique

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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]

Bennett Uomo

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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]

Maus & Hoffman

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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]

Optical Spectrum

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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]

American Soul

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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]

Needlepoint Originals

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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]

Ann's Florist

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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.

EVOO Market

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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]

Shop 603

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]

Deborah James - Las Olas

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]

Elektrik Boutique

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]

Bennett Uomo

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]

Maus & Hoffman

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]

Optical Spectrum

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]

American Soul

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]

Needlepoint Originals

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]

Ann's Florist

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.

EVOO Market

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]