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While exploring the spectacular exhibitions of Miami Art Week, visitors will not want to miss these top shops that enrich the dynamic Miami cityscape.
Vilebrequin Bal Harbor The luxury swimwear company Vilebrequin is expanding upon its strong presence in Miami by unveiling new garments across three separate locations. In the heart of Magic City, visitors can find Vilebrequin swimwear and accessories at Bal Harbour Shops, Brickell City Centre, and the Goodtime Hotel. Known for its dedication to the art world with its artist- designed collections since 2015, this year the brand is presenting new pieces co-created by Kenny Scharf, Sylvie Fleury, John M Armleder, and Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont of Deux Femmes Noires. With each new line, the contemporary artists have applied their artistic touches to the world of Vilebrequin, merging high-quality swimwear with their unique and recognizable aesthetics. From tote bags to swim trunks and button-down shirts to two-pieces, the brand’s latest collection is filled with color and culture.
- Check out the brand’s pop-up at Untitled Art, where Vilebrequin debuts its new collaborative collections in an immersive presentation with the Swiss contemporary art publisher JRP|Editions. - Try on a Kenny Scharf–created bucket hat, as well as a Sylvie Fleury–designed wetsuit. - Pick up brand-new totes from each artist collaboration, and gift them to family members for the holidays.
Whitewaller recommends: Perusing the brand's new Cruise 2023 collection, which includes special holiday prints, at all stores.
Balenciaga Design District Balenciaga’s new Miami Design District flagship is the maison’s largest store in the U.S., spread across two stories and 8,487 square feet. Here, visitors can explore men’s and women’s offerings within the brand’s Raw Architecture concept, which focuses on luxury and the integrity of the space’s existing structure. The retail environment will display a range of products like ready-to-wear, bags, shoes, objects, and accessories among interiors that suggest a deteriorating structure and the passing of time.
Whitewaller recommends: Admiring the commissioned artworks by Charlotte Thrane.
Yellowpop Wynwood Decor brand Yellowpop specializes in neon art, offering custom signage, collections of its own design, and neon based on art by iconic creatives—like Andy Warhol and Keith Haring—as well as a line of vibrant and playful wallpaper. Patrons at its brand-new Wynwood gallery are invited to browse the latest readymade offerings or create a bespoke neon work.
- Design your own neon with the assistance of Yellowpop’s team.
- Browse a selection of the brand’s best-selling items, including shapes like hearts, smiling faces, and boxing gloves. -Inquire about the brand’s latest wallpaper collection.
Whitewaller recommends: Snagging a limited-edition Marilyn Monroe neon, part of the brand's partnership with The Andy Warhol Foundation.
Alexander McQueen Design District The creative director of Alexander McQueen, Sarah Burton, collaborated with the Chilean architect Smiljan Radic to design a showroom that welcomes Design District regulars to the imagination of the brand. Oak and walnut wood appears on floors and walls, juxtaposed with cotton-based concrete papier-mâché cladding. Throughout the space, visitors can explore a sense of heightened taste, punctuated with fashion and accessories offerings.
Whitewaller recommends: Not missing the handbag selection.
Maison Margiela Design District John Galliano’s creative vision for Maison Margiela is visually brought to life in Miami by the Dutch architect Anne Holtrop. The 2,616-square-foot space, designed with elegant elements that appear fractured and put back together, is a unique and appropriate environment for the brand to display its inimitable goods. Among co- ed collections, accessories, and small leather goods, shoppers can peruse jewelry, eyewear, fragrances, and more.
Whitewaller recommends: Exploring the latest ready-to-wear offerings.